Animal Care Supervisor (NHPs)

Req ID #:  102475
Location: 

Labelle, FL, US, 33935

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

 

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

Provide supervision of personnel and operations to ensure the care of laboratory animals, facilities, and animal environment. Independently manage routine personnel related issues; assist in handling complex personnel related issues. Oversee and assist with monitoring of animal areas for adherence to regulatory agencies (i.e.: AALAC, USDA, CDC) requirements and adherence to industry standards for animal care and welfare.

Assist in the coordination and scheduling of activities of the department through hands-on technical support, delegation of responsibility and/or authority to  subordinates. Schedule and prioritize workload of group members. Schedule overtime as authorized.  Review and approve time cards.  Coordinate vacation/time off schedules. Inspect the animal facilities and animal environments in assigned areas to ensure that they meet acceptable standards. Submit work orders for improvements as necessary. Work closely with subordinate husbandry and technical staff to complete all husbandry and pre-study projects. Provide animal care/husbandry expertise and technical guidance as needed. Ensure all departmental equipment is maintained in good working condition and that departmental area(s) are maintained in a clean and orderly condition. 

 

 

Job Qualifications

  • Education:  Associate’s degree (A.A. /A.S.) or equivalent in life sciences or related discipline strongly preferred. High School diploma or GED required.
  • Experience:  4-6 years related experience. Two years direct experience with NHPs, one year leadership experience preferred.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

 

  • Certification/Licensure:  AALAS Certification at ALAT level required, LAT or LATG preferred.
  • Other:  Effective communication and interpersonal skills required.  Demonstrated knowledge of federal regulations and guidelines relating to the care of laboratory animals including facility inspection, procurement, and distribution of laboratory animals preferred. Knowledge of animal care and welfare standards as defined by AAALAC, USDA, CDC, US Fish and Wildlife preferred. Must be computer literate, experience with Microsoft required, Enos Database and SAP preferred.

 

 


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 Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  
 

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 17,000 employees within 90 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. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.
 

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 2019.
 

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

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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