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Animal Support Technician

Req ID #: 222346

Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA

About this job

We are seeking an Animal Support Technician in our GEMS Department for our site in Wilmington, MA.

We are seeking an Animal Support Technician in our GEMS Department for our site in Wilmington, MA.

The Animal Support Technician will assist in maintaining production and production support operations.  This individual will perform production support tasks to maintain product, supplies and environmentally-controlled work area(s).

*  This is a temporary opportunity and you will be eligible to be hired as a regular employee *

  • $18.00 per hour
  • Work week schedule of M-F
  • 401K Program 
  • Paid sick time
  • Use of gym onsite


  • Performs area support cleaning to maintain quality of production support materials.
  • Transfers and distributes supplies and waste as needed to and from work area(s).
  • Performs physical environment housekeeping duties according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and/or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS).
  • May assist in maintaining recordkeeping pertaining to equipment operation and supply inventories.
  • Operates equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines.   Also operates company vehicle to transport supplies.
  • Performs all job-related duties in accordance with company safety procedures.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee frequently is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move 100+ pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


  • No experience necessary, we will train. 
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Ability to be certified on pallet jack operations.


  •  Previous experience in a warehouse environment.
  •  Experience operating an electric pallet jack.

The hourly pay rate for this position is $18.00.  Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.

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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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