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Necropsy Technician

Req ID #:  40721

Montreal, QC, CA



Charles River Laboratories is a contract research organization, established for more than 70 years, offering preclinical services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, in order to assist them in the development of new medications. With an international reputation, our technical expertise and science is recognized worldwide.


We are currently looking for a Necropsy Technician.


  • Manipulation of animals
  • Collection of biological liquid
  • Degreasing and weighing of organs, prosection, caesarean
  • Follow-up on quality control activities as per SOPs

WORK LOCATION: Montreal (Quebec)



  • Possesses a DEC in Animal Health or equivalent
  • Is meticulous and patient
  • Is available (flexible hours) and available to work weekends

Number of hours per week: A minimum of 37.5 hours

Employment Status: Permanent position (Benefits, Health and Dental insurance, pension fund)

Job Summary

Designs and/or executes pathology testing strategies and studies. Leads the conduct of pathologic investigations, reviews and interprets data, communicates results to clients and writes final reports. Serves as Project Scientist, Principal Investigator, Contributing Scientist, Project Leader or Study Director, as applicable. Functions as a subject matter expert and interprets and evaluates the work in areas such as clinical pathology, morphology, histology, histopathology, histochemistry, immunohistochemistry, morphometrics or electron microscopy. Ensures compliance with protocols and all applicable SOPs. Troubleshoots and resolves technical issues in the laboratory when scientific expertise is needed. May introduce new technologies or introduce improvements in existing technologies. Provides advisory functions to clients designing a program or experiment, dealing with specific dataset interpretation, or when appropriate answering questions from regulatory authorities.


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.


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