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Business Process Engineer

Req ID #:  42315

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887

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 Business Process Engineer for our Information Technology Group site located in Wilmington, MA.


The Business Process Engineer (BPE) is a subject matter expert on the topics of business process design, analysis, and transformation.  The ideal candidate is someone who has completed an Industrial Engineering course of study and has 2 years or more of work experience.  Industrial Engineering is an interdisciplinary profession that is concerned with the optimization of complex processes, systems, and organizations. The BPE role leads the activities that will assist our business partners in identifying their business problems, defining the problem, and quantifying how the business will change when we solve that problem, thereby creating the “Value” side of the return-on-investment question.  This information can then be used by the Business to prioritize their work based on that value. The BPE role will leverage prior experience and skills to apply technical and business knowledge to lead groups through problem discovery, quantifying business problems, process mapping, organizing information into models and flows for analysis and problem-solving. The BPE will receive their work assignments from the BTP Practice Leader and will work both independently and with others to complete work assignments.


The following are minimum requirements related to the Business Process Engineer position.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in process engineering, process analysis or related discipline.
  • 2-3 years related process engineering and analysis experience, preferably in the life sciences industry with a focus on Technology.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

About Corporate Functions

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.


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

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