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Cagewash Attendant II (50)

Req ID #: 223744

Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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We are looking for a Cagewash Technician II/Lead to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in Bethesda, MD.

We are looking for a Cagewash Technician II/Lead to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in Bethesda, MD.   

As the Cagewash Technician II/Lead you will clean, sanitize, maintain, and repair all animal caging materials and cagewash facilities/equipment as required; as well as provide general support, oversight, and troubleshooting.   

Additional responsibilities include:  

Assists the Cagewash Supervisor with training the staff, either as re-training, group training or new hire training. 

Sanitizes, maintains, and repairs caging materials as needed; as well as maintains cagewash facilities and disposes of waste materials in a safe, clean, and organized manner. 

Maintains facility equipment and performs routine preventative maintenance on cagewash and autoclaves, including routine inspection of cleaning filters and roto-arms. 

Routine inspections of cagewash facilities, equipment, and materials, and coordinating preventive maintenance of all cagewash machinery, animal caging and transport equipment and materials. Machinery repair and general organization. If necessary, communicates directly with manufacturers on problems with equipment. 

Prepares and submits required written records, charts, logs, and inventories. Assists with the receipt, stocking, and maintenance of supply inventories.  

Operates equipment and performs general housekeeping. Responsible for conducting trouble shooting on the equipment and reporting any problems to the Cagewash Supervisor. 

Actively interacts with customers to resolve requests, inquiries, and concerns, and to provide technical assistance. 

In the absence of the Cagewash Supervisor, is responsible for scheduling the staff, ensuring the work is completed, and that all related paperwork is completed. 

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About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

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