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Technical Services Associate

Req ID #:  43683
Location: 

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 e perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

 

 

Responsible for testing procedures in RSE/CSE testing, contract Testing and associated support functions related to daily operations of the Technical Service Department. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Perform RSE/CSE ratio determination/analysis and maintain appropriate records for use in final report/protocol.
  • Perform routine contract testing for customers.
  • Assist with LAL testing as needed for special studies as assigned encompassing a full range of LAL techniques, gel-clot, kinetic, endpoint and PTS.
  • Responsible for performing IQ,OQ,PQ of equipment such as Tecan, Biotek, PTS and maintains appropriate documents.
  • Responsible for preparing and stocking supplies associated with duties.
  • Responsible for proficiency in all SOPs in areas of responsibility.
  • Responsible for documentation as required by company policy, cGMP and FDA.
  • Responsible for proper cleaning and maintenance of the Technical Service laboratory and associated equipment and adherence to established safety procedures.
  • Performs seasonal duties associated with processing crude LAL.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree in chemistry, microbiology, biology, or MLT Medical Lab Technology and 3 years related experience.  
  • Advanced computer and math literacy required.  
  • Specific in-house training will be provided and maintained on the employee training record.
  • Some travel may be 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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.

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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

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


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

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