Technical Pharmacy Sherbrooke

Req ID #:  83133

Fleurimont, Quebec, CA, J1E 0B5

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 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

Job Summary

We are seeking a technician for our Formulations department located in Sherbrooke. This position consists of performing technical tasks according to the guidelines of the study plans and Standard Operational Procedures (PNO) and respecting the Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).


The following are responsibilities related to the technician position:

  • Prepare dosing formulations in accordance with the requisition that has been prepared by the Formulation specialist.
  • Set up studies by following indications given by the study plan.
  • Be responsible to distribute the dosing formulations to the toxicology technicians, the formulations samples to Analytical Chemistry analyst and other test articles samples to other departments.


The following are minimum qualifications related to the techician position:

  • Possess a DEC in science.
  • Has good communications skills and bilingualism.


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 14,000 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 ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2018.

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