Technical Trainer 1

Charles River Reno , NV 89511

Posted 3 months ago

Technical Trainer 1

Req ID #: 50497


Reno, NV, US, 89511

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 we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Technical Trainer 1 for our Safety Assessment site located in Reno, Nevada.

In addition to being responsible for providing and coordinating orientation and training, the Technical Trainer 1 will also be responsible for developing and implementing the use of training documents including SOPs. You will manage the processes that support the overall training program.

The following are minimum requirements related to the Technical Trainer 1 position.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in animal or life sciences or related discipline.

  • 1-3 years experience in animal research and/or husbandry, multi-species experience preferred, or must have demonstrated full technical competence and satisfactory performance at the previous level.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

  • AALAS certification at the ALAT level preferred; or other applicable certification/licensure.

  • Ability to handle common laboratory animal species. Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment.

    Knowledge of GLPs and other federal regulations and guidelines relating to the care of laboratory animals. Understanding of routine study design and protocols.

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 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 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.

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 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

Nearest Major Market: Reno

Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

Job Segment: Toxicology, Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Laboratory, Science, Research

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