RCS Tech I
Req ID #: 38743
Durham, NC, US, 27703
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 e perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
Performs a combination of manual and clerical shipping and/or receiving duties which may require the use of hand trucks, forklifts, and other devices, as well as computers to maintain data. Receives incoming materials or prepares materials for shipment. Verifies quantity, weight, and conformance of materials; prepares records of materials shipped and bills of lading; routes materials to destinations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Receive, verify and inventory incoming test and control articles, tissues, blocks and slides. (May include: providing test and control article data sheets to clients for completion upon receipt of antibodies to ensure accuracy of critical study information).
May contact clients to resolve basic study related inquiries.
Determine appropriate storage conditions for all incoming samples with guidance.
Prepare study materials for shipment according to Standard Operating Procedures and Federal Shipping Regulations as they apply to FedEx and UPS services, or courier for domestic and international shipments.
Retrieve study materials as needed from RCS or Long Term Archive.
Maintain appropriate documentation to demonstrate positive control of study-related materials with guidance.
Prepare for shipping and transport study materials from other internal laboratories or client facilities.
Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D or equivalent) in inventory control or related discipline.
Experience: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Other: Basic computer skills. Good organizational, oral and written communication skills. Attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Frequently required to walk, sit, stand, reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Must be able to lift, move, manipulate, and/or hold heavy objects up to and including 50 lbs. This includes work materials, equipment, and/or supplies while reaching, bending, stooping, or climbing stairs.
About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.
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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.
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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.
For more information, please visit www.criver.com.
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet
Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh
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