Req ID #:  200673

New Haven, CT, US, 06519-6052

For 75 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 looking for a Supervisor to join our Insourcing Solutions team, located in New Haven, CT.

How will you have an impact?
This is the moment to use your talents and imagine those talents contributing to improving global health and peoples’ lives. In the Supervisor role, you can do that by supervising direct reports in their efforts to maintain quality performance of departmental and client objectives - including meeting/exceeding departmental standards with respect to animal health and welfare, facilities condition, sanitation levels and facility security.  

Why work at Charles River? 
We offer an excellent onboarding program for our new employees, internal career development, and competitive benefits!


Position includes a $1,000 sign on bonus!

What you will do!
In the Supervisor role, you will participate in employee programs and activities and participate in the development and implementation of site-specific standard operating procedures (SOP's), in compliance with all state, federal and industry requirements. Work with other departments to coordinate the movement of animals throughout the facility and intake of new animals. You will also oversee adherence to site SOP's and all required documentation related to department and coordinate repair and general up-keep of physical environment in areas of responsibility. In addition, you will participate as required in the development of projections for equipment, supplies and personnel needed to effectively operate the research facilities in a manner consistent with the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and all local, state and federal requirements and actively interact with customers as required to solve customer requests, inquiries, and complaints and to provide technical assistance.  Work with HR to investigate personnel issues and conduct interviews for placement of staff, act as liaison between scientific staff and support personnel.

Salary Range is $82,000 - $84,000 per year.


Job Qualifications


Who are we looking for?
A candidate that possesses Bachelor of Science in Animal Science or related field. Two to four years husbandry experience in a laboratory animal facility of which six to twelve months is supervisory or management. Demonstrated experience in the breeding care and husbandry of laboratory animal models required.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the education/experience requirements listed above. AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician level (LAT) or higher preferred.

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!

About Insourcing Solutions
Charles River Insourcing Solutions℠ can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions℠ provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.


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 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 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. 

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 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.


Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.



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