Technical Trainer 1

Req ID #:  83693
Location: 

Worcester, MA, US, 01608

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 Technical Trainer 1 for our Discovery site located in Worcester, MA.

 

Under general supervision, responsible for providing, coordinating, documenting, and scheduling orientation and routine to moderately complex training activities. Also responsible for developing, revising, and implementing the use of training documents including BOPs and processes to support the overall training program.

 

The following are responsibilities related to the Technical Trainer 1:

 

  • Work with department management to coordinate and/or provide routine to moderately complex technical training for department personnel.
  • Assist in providing, coordinating, and scheduling new hire orientation and on-the-job training for all personnel.
  • Ensure that all training provided meets quality and regulatory requirements.  Provide additional training in these areas as needed.
  • Maintain, develop, and update all documents and databases used for the support and conduct of training tasks including but not limited to training standards, training records, and training timelines. 
  • Collaborate with Veterinary staff, cross-site personnel and internal/external resources to develop and implement new training techniques. 
  • Assist with the development, training, revision and quality review of internal processes.
  • Assist with BOP development, revisions, implementation and training.
  • Perform technical tasks to support completion of study tasks (as needed). 
  • Assist with the development, training, and implementation of new technical procedures. 
  • May serve as a contact person for AALAS certifications.  Provide proper documents for personnel seeking certification and registry status and be knowledgeable of the latest changes in the certification and registry program (as needed).
  • Practice/maintain basic and intermediate technical skills and procedures, work independently and follow BOPs and processes.
  • May provide guidance to less experienced training personnel and training assistants.
  • Assist management with the development of training programs.

 

The following are minimum qualifications related to the Technical Trainer 1 position:

 

Education Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in animal or life sciences or related discipline. 
Experience:  1-3 years experience in animal research and/or husbandry; multi-species experience preferred or must have demonstrated full technical competence and satisfactory performance at the previous level. 
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Certification/Licensure:  AALAS certification at the ALAT level strongly preferred; or other applicable certification/licensure.
Other:  Ability to handle common laboratory species.  Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment. Knowledge of federal and local regulations and guidelines relating to the care of laboratory animals. Understanding of routine study designs and protocols.
 

 

About Discovery
Discovery from Charles River is industry-proven in the successful development of novel therapies, with over 320 patents and 74 preclinical drug candidates delivered to our sponsors in the past 17 years. Backed by more than 650 scientists, our comprehensive, integrated portfolio employs the latest technology and platforms to provide chemistry, biology, and pharmacology services that support clients from the earliest stages of hit identification all the way through to IND. Our client-focused, collaborative approach creates true partnerships that anticipate challenges, overcome obstacles, and move us forward together on the journey of getting new drugs to market.

 

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

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.
 


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