Supervisor Lab Sciences 1 1

Req ID #:  106131

Ashland, OH, US, 44805

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary


We are seeking a Supervisor for our Lab Sciences Team site located in Ashland, OH.



The following are responsibilities related to the Supervisor:



Responsible for development and evaluation of assigned personnel. Assists Quality Control Coordinators and Data Specialists with their duties and functions. Responsible for oversight of data collection practices to assure compliance with the study protocol, CRL Standard Operating Procedures and Good Laboratory Practice Regulations and oversight of data correction/clarification prior to QAU submission. Maintains communication of information within the Quality Control team and relays information to management. Serves as liaison between operations, QC and the QAU. Provides technical support to project scientists, managers, study directors and clients. Identifies data quality and facility deficiencies and develops solutions with operations management. Oversees implementation of solutions to ensure accurate, high quality data are produced.




  • Able to perform duties listed for Quality Control Coordinator Assists with interviewing and hiring of new personnel
  • Development of assigned personnel Evaluation of assigned personnel
  • Recognition, promotion or discipline of assigned personnel Assure maintenance of job descriptions and updating of CVs Assist with oversight of study compliance
  • Assist with final book reviews
  • Write and revise standard operating procedures
  • Provide technical support to project scientists, managers, study directors and clients Contribute to the development and effectiveness of the department Quality Control Program Regular and punctual attendance
  • Comply with all CRL Research policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations
  • Adhere to all environmental regulations
  • Attend and participate in all required training sessions Work as a team member
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Relevant Experience with Quality Assurance and Quality Control



The following are minimum qualifications related to the Supervisor position:



Education: H.S. diploma or General Equivalency degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required. Bachelor's (B.A./B.S.) degree in a scientific discipline preferred.

Experience:   Minimum 5 years relevant quality control/assurance experience.


About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 300 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.


If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


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