Instrument Specialist

Req ID #:  169933
Location: 

Laval, Quebec, CA, H7V 4B3

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.   


 

We are currently seeking to hire an Instrument Specialist for our Equipment and Systems Validation team located in Laval.  
 
 
How will you create an impact?
 
We are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help make a real difference in the world every day.  

 

 

Why Charles River? 
 
We offer an excellent integration program for our new employees as well as opportunities for internal growth and career development. Our other perks include:

 

As of Day 1:

  • Competitive benefits & we pay 90% of premiums (health and dental coverage).
  • Access to a savings and retirement program with employer contribution.
  • Vacation and Personal Day Policy.
  • Free telemedicine app for you and your family.

 

Transportation:

  • Shuttle service from the Montmorency Metro Station to the Laval location.
  • Free parking.

 

Work Schedule & Salary:

  • Permanent, full-time position. 
  • Available for occasional overtime or weekend work. 

 

What will you work on?

 

As an Instrument Specialist, you will perform the verification, calibration, and maintenance of equipment and instruments; all in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety and biosafety protocols, and GLP regulations. You will be a person of resource to the technical group –assisting in the training of staff and supporting the operation of the equipment

 


Who are we looking for?

 

We are seeking a motivated individual with a DEC in Science, with a collaborative and positive attitude who can work autonomously and adapt to changes (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute). Bilingualism (French / English) is required. The candidate must be able to work in a highly regulated environment (GLP) and be able to lift items weighing up to 20kg.
 


If you are interested in contributing to the well-being of our communities, not only across the country but around the world, please join us and BE THE DIFFERENCE! 

 


 

 

 

 


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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