Trainer in Toxicology

Req ID #:  38971

Senneville, Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3

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

For Toxicology division.

  • Evaluates the training required for each technician.
  • Prepare and update the training records.
  • Perform technical tasks linked to studies.
  • Identify problems or potential problems and assist the appropriate personnel in establishing and implementing the appropriate solutions.
  • Be a reference, an example and a leader for Animal Welfare, Health and Safety, Quality and attendance.
  • Train the technical staff in order to meet the quality and proficiency standards.
  • Accomplish technical activities while following the instructions of the study plans and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and in compliance with the Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  • Ensure the follow-up of the various changes brought to the procedures and the methods of work. Participate in process improvement efforts. Make sure of the understanding and the application of these changes by the technical staff.
  • Ensure good communication with the supervisors of the different departments during and after completion of the employees training.
  • Show flexibility in regards to the nature of the work to respond to the needs of his/her group and all other groups within the division.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Possess a DEC in the following disciplines:

  • Animal Health
  • Inventory and biological research
  • Animal Production
  • Biotechnology
  • Bioecology
  • Natural environment
  • Or equivalent

Bilinguism a asset.

Be able to work in team. Have a positive attitude. Adapt to changes. Be organized.

Show flexibility in regard to the nature of the work to respond to the needs of his/her group and all other groups within the division.

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.


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Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet