Quality Assurance Auditor

Req ID #:  189433

Laval, Quebec, CA, H7V 4B3

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.


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


As an Auditor for our Quality Assurance team located at the Laval site, you will perform audits of basic records, reports and inspections of routine processes to assure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, international standards, and corporate policies and procedures. 


In this role, responsibilities may include


  • Perform audits of basic records, reports and inspections
  • The QA Auditor will communicate non compliances/deviations from regulations, protocols/study plans, SOPs to Study Director and Test Facility Management


Key Elements


If you have the following qualifications, we will train you for the rest:


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent, preferably in a life science or related discipline
  • Works with precision and strives for quality work 
  • Understanding of English is mandatory. Bilingualism in French and English is preferred.



Role Specific Information


Location: Laval / Shuttle service between Montmorency metro station and Laval site, Free parking 
Salary: 48,00$/year. Opportunity to start at a higher level with a higher salary with specific research experience 
Schedule: Weekday schedule, Monday to Friday
Permanent position as of the hiring, full time 37.5hrs per week



Why Charles River?


  • Competitive hiring benefits. We pay up to 85% of premiums (medical and dental coverage).
  • Paid developmental training
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • 24/7 access to a physician and various health care professionals (telemedicine)
  • 3  weeks’ Vacation & 5  Personal day policy 
  • Numerous organized social activities


If you want to contribute to the well-being of our communities, not only across the country, but also around the world, join the team, IT'S YOUR MOMENT!




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 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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