What you’ll do
A Technician I will prepare basic dosing material and samples for vehicles, solutions, suspensions, diets, and dispensations independently with oversight
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Prepare basic dosing material and samples for vehicles, solutions, suspensions, diets, and dispensations
- Efficiently perform and document all procedures, materials, and results in compliance with applicable regulatory standards as applicable (protocols, methods, SOPs, etc.)
- Assist to sterilize laboratory equipment using autoclave or other methods
- Assist in washing and maintenance of glassware and lab cleanliness
- Assist with the disposal residual dosing materials
- Demonstrate effective communication skills through informal discussions with peers, supervisor, and team
- Actively participate in process improvement initiatives with oversight
- Utilize various mixing methods and apparatuses to prepare formulations
- Prepare formulations under observation of Study Directors with oversight
Pay is 19.00 per hour USD. Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.
What you’ll need
- Education & Experience: High School diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) preferred. Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) or Certified Pharmacy Tech (CPhT) with no compounding experience recommended. Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in a non-relevant field strongly recommended. No previous experience required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
- Certification/Licensure: None.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities to achieve goals.
- Computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite), commensurate with essential functions, including the ability to learn a validated system.
- Ability to ensure that a safe working environment is maintained by observing all safety procedures and working methods by making proper use of protective clothing and equipment, and by reading, understanding, and following all safety documents issued or notified of.
- Ability to ensure the integrity of the studies and fulfill the regulatory agencies requirements by performing the activities according to the Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Business Operating Procedures (BOP) and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) rules.
- Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to evenings, weekends, and extended shifts sometimes with short notice or unscheduled.
- Must be able to lift, move, manipulate and/or hold heavy objects up to and including 50 pounds; this includes work materials, equipment, and/or supplies.
- Must be able to perform procedures, standing or sitting, for long periods of time, using appropriate instruments, reaching with hands and arms, working in narrow spaces, and wearing safety equipment (PPE) according to OSHA regulations and company standards.
- Must be able to frequently hold and manipulate work materials while utilizing fine motor skills.
- Must be able to regularly provide information to and receive information from/through various technologies, media, sources, and contacts. Must be able to accurately exchange information in these situations.
- Regularly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
- Move about inside the work area to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- General office and lab working conditions, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to wear protective clothing (i.e., goggles, face shield, cap, gloves, scrubs, shoe covers), work near toxic or caustic chemicals, work with biohazards.
- The employee may occasionally be exposed to live animals with risk of exposure to allergens, zoonotic disease, and biohazards.
- The employee may occasionally be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, unpleasant odors, and extreme temperature conditions.
- The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to high depending upon the task being performed.
What you get
- Mental/Dental/Vision Plans
- Vacation and Holiday
- 401(k) with Company Match
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Value Added Programs
- Employee discount program
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Recognition and Referral Program
- Employee Assistance Plan
- Fitness Reimbursement and Wellness Programs
- Paid Volunteer Time Off
- Parental Leave
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.Learn More