Necropsy Technician I

Req ID #:  207511
Location: 

Horsham, PA, US, 19044

For 75 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.

 

IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   


 

Job Summary

Perform a variety of activities related to laboratory support, sample processing, storage, and client support and inventory management.

Job Qualifications

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
Protocol Interpretation with guidance.
Perform daily tasks including sample receipt, processing, and storage of samples.
Label collection tubes/syringes and/or vials.
Train on blood related procedures/techniques.
Communicate sample discrepancies with appropriate parties involved within the Test Facility.
Maintain blood supply inventory closet on excel file.
Notify appropriate personnel when supplies require ordering.
Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Assist with appropriate storage placement conditions for all incoming samples per protocol requirements.
Clean/Maintain blood processing area including but not limited to centrifuges, countertops, blood processing associated equipment/tools and coolers.
Perform data-entry/documentation to maintain accurate status of all sample processing.
Retrieve/Restock study materials as needed.
Maintain appropriate documentation to demonstrate positive control of study-related materials with guidance.
Maintain processing records of required samples per protocol requirements.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Complete training requirements as applicable.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: High School Diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D. or equivalent) required; Associates preferred. GLP experience preferred.
Experience:  0-1 year experience in a life science laboratory.
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:  Must be detailed oriented and have general familiarity with lab procedures.  Good verbal and written communication skills required.  Basic computer skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office, Excel software and Smartsheets required.  Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet timelines efficiently.

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 
 

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 20,000 employees within 110 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. 
 

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 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

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 crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
 

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


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