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Training Associate- Neurobehavioral Sciences

Req ID #:  40690
Location: 

Mattawan, MI, US, 49071

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.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Training Associate - Neurobehavioral Sciences for our Training Team located in Mattawan, MI.

 

A Training Associate is responsible for the instruction of technical skills for staff. This includes providing and/or coordinating technical training, conducting skill proficiency assessments, maintaining training documentation, and providing feedback to training program governance representative(s) and managers of the trainees.

 

The Training Associate - Neurobehavioral Sciences is responsible for providing staff development specifically in Neurobehavioral Sciences skills. The Training Associate will work directly within the Neurobehavioral Sciences departments and will coordinate training opportunities with applicable supervisors. A successful candidate must meet the job description requirements as well as possessing experience in husbandry and technical skills in rodents, canines, felines and NHP.  Husbandry skills for indicated species include daily observations, feeding/watering, room cleaning, animal handling, cage rotations, body weight measurement, detailed observations, as well as other fundamental animal functions. Technical skills include dosing and blood collection techniques. Experience with MED-PC preferred.

 

• HS/GED/Bachelor's degree with 1-4 years of relevant experience; LAT certification preferred.

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

• Demonstrated proficiency in required departmental technical skills; previous training experience preferred.

• Demonstrated knowledge of department processes and procedures.

• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels inside and outside the organization.

• Basic familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.

• Computer skills, commensurate with Essential Functions, including the ability to learn a validated system.

• Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to evenings, weekends, extended shifts, and/or extra shifts; sometimes on short notice.

• Ability to work under specific time constraints.

Competencies

Care - We show we care when we respect each other, our animals and the communities where we work and live, when we create a positive healthy workplace, when we are mindful of our compliance standards, and when we choose to do the right thing.

Own - We act like owners when we hold ourselves accountable for our actions, when we respond to internal and external client needs with speed and accuracy, when we set and achieve meaningful goals, and when we strive towards continuous improvement.

Lead - We lead when we advocate our purpose and model our values, when we deliver innovation, when we embrace change, and when we appreciate and celebrate the great work of others.

Collaborate -We collaborate when we partner with each other and promote teamwork, when we communicate clearly and effectively across the hall or around the globe, and when we welcome all forms of diversity and encourage inclusiveness.

 

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


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