Charles River
Charles River utilizes an integrated approach, innovative thinking and efficiency to help you achieve your discovery program goals.
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Charles River provides essential products and services to help pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government agencies and leading academic institutions around the globe accelerate their research and drug development efforts.

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When you join Charles River, you become part of a family that has had a significant impact on the health and well-being of our families, friends and colleagues across the globe. In the past few years alone we’ve helped our clients with the critical research required to develop new, approved treatments for cancer, weight loss, cystic fibrosis, leukemia, IBS, epilepsy, Cushing’s disease and other conditions.

Working at Charles River provides you with a chance to make a difference in the world. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, quality, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in supporting the life-saving and valuable work we perform on behalf of our clients. In return, we’ll offer you opportunities to learn, grow and build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Charles River Positions

Animal Care Technician I
Responsibilities Review, comprehend and comply with all SOPs and quality assurance standards pertaining to laboratory animals for research. Monitor daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations. Perform animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: perform daily water bottle /automatic water line and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols. Perform daily cage wash duties and sanitation. Maintain accurate records of animal breeding, health, and housing/isolator or support areas as required by Institute and facility. Assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of various animal species as assigned by the on-site supervisor or facility veterinarian. Dispose of animal carcasses following established procedures. Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas or isolator environments, including room or facility personnel entry and personnel protective equipment use. Receive, inspect and put away incoming animals; ensure and provide for sentinel animals in each rodent housing area. May be involved in strictly maintaining and following breeding and weaning procedures to ensure appropriate production levels. Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures. Maintain required attendance level and adherence to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed. Perform all other related duties as assignedQualificationsEducation: High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in animal or life sciences field preferred.Experience: Minimum of one year directly related laboratory animal experience in an AAALAC accredited facility. 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 preferred.Equal Employment Opportunity Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Animal Care Technician I
Responsibilities Review, comprehend and comply with all SOPs and quality assurance standards pertaining to laboratory animals for research. Monitor daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations. Perform animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: perform daily water bottle /automatic water line and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols. Perform daily cage wash duties and sanitation. Maintain accurate records of animal breeding, health, and housing/isolator or support areas as required by Institute and facility. Assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of various animal species as assigned by the on-site supervisor or facility veterinarian. Dispose of animal carcasses following established procedures. Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas or isolator environments, including room or facility personnel entry and personnel protective equipment use. Receive, inspect and put away incoming animals; ensure and provide for sentinel animals in each rodent housing area. May be involved in strictly maintaining and following breeding and weaning procedures to ensure appropriate production levels. Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures. Maintain required attendance level and adherence to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed. Perform all other related duties as assignedQualificationsEducation: High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in animal or life sciences field preferred.Experience: Minimum of one year directly related laboratory animal experience in an AAALAC accredited facility. 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 preferred.Equal Employment Opportunity Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Account Manager II - Midwest
ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY: Responsible for achieving quarterly and annual sales targets for assigned region for all Charles River products and services into commercial mid-tier accounts in a designated geographical region. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Work with both the specialist sales staff and management teams to increase market share of both in-house and outsourced revenue spend at assigned accounts. *Generate account-specific sales strategies to sell all company products and services. *Prepare and provide accurate account forecasts for assigned accounts/territories throughout the year to track achievements versus goals. *Develop and qualify account leads through frequent customer contact and prospecting. *Gather data on potential customers in the designated geographic region. *Build relationships with customers to influence the acceptance and use of company products and services. *Communicate available products and services and inform customers of new products and services in a timely manner. *Handle initial inquires and qualify all prospective opportunities. Identify the drug development business model at these accounts and effectively communicate the value proposition of the company's products and services. *Work collaboratively with the specialist sales staff to ensure that the customer has a cohesive and responsive team throughout the sales process *Prepare and implement a comprehensive territory management plan to indicate target opportunities, potential new accounts, expansion of existing accounts and an analysis of competitor accounts. *Gather data on marketing trends and competitive products and pricing. *Utilize CRM to capture customer information. *Complete all required sales documentation in a timely manner. *Participate in sales meetings and trade shows as required. *Share customer problems/concerns with all appropriate departments for quality resolution. *Perform all other related duties as assigned.Qualifications*Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in life sciences, sales or related discipline. *Experience: Minimum 5 years experience, preferably in life science industry. *An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.*Certification/Licensure: Valid driver's license required.*Other: Excellent communication and presentation skills. Proficient in the use of standard office computer applications (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, e-mail).Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Account Manager II - Midwest
ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY: Responsible for achieving quarterly and annual sales targets for assigned region for all Charles River products and services into commercial mid-tier accounts in a designated geographical region. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Work with both the specialist sales staff and management teams to increase market share of both in-house and outsourced revenue spend at assigned accounts. *Generate account-specific sales strategies to sell all company products and services. *Prepare and provide accurate account forecasts for assigned accounts/territories throughout the year to track achievements versus goals. *Develop and qualify account leads through frequent customer contact and prospecting. *Gather data on potential customers in the designated geographic region. *Build relationships with customers to influence the acceptance and use of company products and services. *Communicate available products and services and inform customers of new products and services in a timely manner. *Handle initial inquires and qualify all prospective opportunities. Identify the drug development business model at these accounts and effectively communicate the value proposition of the company's products and services. *Work collaboratively with the specialist sales staff to ensure that the customer has a cohesive and responsive team throughout the sales process *Prepare and implement a comprehensive territory management plan to indicate target opportunities, potential new accounts, expansion of existing accounts and an analysis of competitor accounts. *Gather data on marketing trends and competitive products and pricing. *Utilize CRM to capture customer information. *Complete all required sales documentation in a timely manner. *Participate in sales meetings and trade shows as required. *Share customer problems/concerns with all appropriate departments for quality resolution. *Perform all other related duties as assigned.Qualifications*Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in life sciences, sales or related discipline. *Experience: Minimum 5 years experience, preferably in life science industry. *An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.*Certification/Licensure: Valid driver's license required.*Other: Excellent communication and presentation skills. Proficient in the use of standard office computer applications (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, e-mail).Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Security Officer - Weekends
ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY:Following established procedures and guidelines monitor and ensure compliance with company security and safety policies. Monitor all access activities to the facility by checking and issuing security badges. Monitor security, safety and integrity of buildings and environs and respond to any unusual circumstances. Protect facility from unwanted actions or espionage. Provide a safe and secure environment for employees, clients, visitors and animals.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Greet, screen, record and allow visitors and employees admittance to the site in accordance with company procedures. Monitor security systems and/or environmental systems and investigate and/or report any incidents. Report all unauthorized persons to the proper authorities and initiate action to protect employees, animals, products, and physical site. In so doing, the incumbent should not place him or herself in harm's way. Ensure the physical safety and security of the facility by enforcing company policies and procedures; provide a deterrent and detection factor for wrongful activity; conducts patrols and monitors the status of the physcial security measures; and monitors the critical building systems. Physically walk the facility grounds to complete visual inspection of site security on regularly scheduled tours. Document all security department activity and generates incident reports as necessary. Monitor facility equipment during tours and report equipment failure, reset alarms as instructed and/or assist in minor repair as directed. Provides effective secondary communication during business hours; and primary communications during non-business hours. Contact emergency personnel as required and in accordance with Assist in directing appropriate emergency response efforts when required. Perform all other related duties as assigned.Shift Schedule: Sat-Sun 6am-6pmQualificationsEducation: High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or the equivalent. Associates degree preferred.Experience: 2 -3 years experience with at least six to twelve months of related security experience and/or training. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Certification/Licensure: Valid drivers licenseOther: None.Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Security Officer - Weekends
ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY:Following established procedures and guidelines monitor and ensure compliance with company security and safety policies. Monitor all access activities to the facility by checking and issuing security badges. Monitor security, safety and integrity of buildings and environs and respond to any unusual circumstances. Protect facility from unwanted actions or espionage. Provide a safe and secure environment for employees, clients, visitors and animals.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Greet, screen, record and allow visitors and employees admittance to the site in accordance with company procedures. Monitor security systems and/or environmental systems and investigate and/or report any incidents. Report all unauthorized persons to the proper authorities and initiate action to protect employees, animals, products, and physical site. In so doing, the incumbent should not place him or herself in harm's way. Ensure the physical safety and security of the facility by enforcing company policies and procedures; provide a deterrent and detection factor for wrongful activity; conducts patrols and monitors the status of the physcial security measures; and monitors the critical building systems. Physically walk the facility grounds to complete visual inspection of site security on regularly scheduled tours. Document all security department activity and generates incident reports as necessary. Monitor facility equipment during tours and report equipment failure, reset alarms as instructed and/or assist in minor repair as directed. Provides effective secondary communication during business hours; and primary communications during non-business hours. Contact emergency personnel as required and in accordance with Assist in directing appropriate emergency response efforts when required. Perform all other related duties as assigned.Shift Schedule: Sat-Sun 6am-6pmQualificationsEducation: High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or the equivalent. Associates degree preferred.Experience: 2 -3 years experience with at least six to twelve months of related security experience and/or training. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Certification/Licensure: Valid drivers licenseOther: None.Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
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