Cleanroom Sanitization Technician

Req ID #:  139091

Memphis, TN, US, 38118 Memphis, TN, US, 38118

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.


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Job Summary


We are seeking a Cleanroom Sanitization Technician for our Manufacturing site located Memphis, TN.  As a Cleanroom Sanitization Technician, you will be performing proper disinfection methods.  You must be willing to work 2nd shift position starting at 4 p.m. (CST) and you must have open availability: overtime work and schedule adjustments may be needed/necessary due to client demands. Holiday work is also required based on manufacturing schedule. No experience is necessary; we are willing to train the right individual.


The following are responsibilities related to the Cleanroom Sanitization Technician.


•    Promotes safety and conducts themselves in accordance with all safety guidelines at all times.
•    Perform proper disinfection methods, such as emptying trash, wiping equipment, and mopping ceilings, walls and floors.
•    Responsible for the operation and maintenance of all cleaning equipment.
•    Responsible for the preparation of cleaning/sanitation solutions and cleaning materials.
•    Identifies and communicates any material or procedural discrepancies.
•    Adheres to all regulatory and compliance requirements defined in good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
•    Follows and executes Cognates Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
•    Accurately documents solution prep and cleaning activities in logbooks according to Good Documentation Practices (GDP).


Job Qualifications


The following are minimum qualifications related to the Cleanroom Sanitization Technician position:


•    Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED required.
•    3 years of steady work experience with excellent attendance record.
•    Ability to read, write and understand English.
•    Must be able to work standing, bending, and reaching overhead for long periods of time.
•    Must be able to work around various cleaning solutions that produce non-hazardous odors.
•    Must be able to wear appropriate gowning and PPE covering all parts of the body and face. Ability to /sit/walk for long periods of time.
•    Ability to lift, push, pull 40 lbs. routinely, often/ occasionally.



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About Biologics Testing Solutions
With more than 50 years of experience and proven regulatory expertise, the Charles River Biologics group can address challenging projects for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Offering a variety of services such as contamination and impurity testing, protein characterization, bioassays, viral clearance studies and stability and lot release programs, we support clients throughout the biologic development cycle, from the establishment and characterization of cell banks through preclinical and clinical studies to marketed products. Whether clients need stand-alone services, a unique package of testing, or insourced support, our Biologics group can create a custom solution to suit their needs.  Each year more than 20,000 biologic testing reports are sent each and over 200 licenses products are supported by our biologics testing solutions team.

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

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