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Formulations Technician I

Req ID #:  45273
Location: 

Horsham, PA, US, 19044

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.


BASIC SUMMARY:

Prepare article/substance dosage solutions/suspensions according to client specifications for use in toxicology studies. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform preparation of test article/substance dosage solution/suspension(s), ensure preparation procedures and calculations are standardized, performed consistently and recorded correctly by the technical personnel.
  • Prepare labels and samples.
  • Receive all incoming test articles/substances and reagents.
  • Ensure that the documentation for the use of all test articles/substances and vehicles/reagents to ensure consistency and correctness.
  • Responsible for the sampling and the shipment of the samples.
  • Maintain cleanliness and general appearance of the Formulations Laboratory.
  • Ensure that test article/substance(s) from completed studies are returned to the sponsor or reassigned to another protocol.
  • Responds to Quality Assurance audits of preparation procedures and calculations.
  • Ensure all chemistry data is submitted to Senior Scientist for weekly review.
  • Maintain an up to day inventory of reagents, test article/substance, vehicles and samples.
  • Review chemistry data on a daily basis and finalizing chemistry data for submission at completion of study.
  • Prepare accurate packing list for the shipment of test article/substances and samples to the sponsor and/or analytical laboratory.  Notify appropriate personnel of shipments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Qualifications

  • Education:  Bachelor’ degree (B.S.) or equivalent
  • Experience:   Minimum of 0 to 2 years experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure: None
  • Other:  Working knowledge of GMP/GLP's a preferred.  GLP environment requires attention to detail strong organizational skills and accurate record keeping competencies 

 

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 120 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 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.

 

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: Philadelphia

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