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Document Control Specialist I

Req ID #:  42932

Charleston, SC, US, 29407

For nearly 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.isabled/Vet

Job Summary

We are seeking a Document Control Specialist I for our Microbial Solutions site located Charleston, SC.

The following are responsibilities related to the Document Control Specialist I:

Independently perform document control activities such as processing, issuing, and/or archiving controlled documents through the document control system.  Responsible for maintaining site’s electronic and manual document control process, enter metrics for document updates, update and maintain master lists of controlled documents, update and maintain site's public website with copies of controlled documents, creating and issuance of logbooks and preprinted production batch record forms for use, prepare training copies of documents, address internal and external requests for copies of controlled documents, communicate with vendors related to product specs., provide training on document control related tasks, print packaigng (e.g. package inserts, labels), assist in records retention tasks as needed.  

The following are minimum qualifications related to the Document Control Specialist I position:

2-4 years related experience in clerical or administrative related discipline.  Computer skills required. Knowledge with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat.  Good verbal/communication skills.  Detail oriented, strong organizational skills, abiltiy to prioritize work and meet deadlines required. 

About Microbial Solutions
Our Microbial Solutions business group has a comprehensive portfolio of endotoxin testing, microbial detection and microbial identification products and services is unlike any other, and has been purposefully designed to meet the complex and ever-changing needs of the industry. We help clients to ensure product safety and quality with easy-to-use yet robust testing solutions that satisfy regulatory requirements, support critical decision making and improve operational efficiencies.


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 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 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.


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 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.


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Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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