Human Resources Representative:
Charles River Laboratories, Inc.

Charles River Laboratories, Inc.
San Francisco California

For nearly 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.


  • Assist line management in interpreting and consistently applying HR-related company policies, procedures and practices.
  • Partner with HR Manager on staffing needs and participate in the recruitment process: draft and/or edit ad copy and job descriptions for posting, screen, schedule interviews, evaluate and extend employment offers to qualified applicants. 
  • Provide guidance and counsel to employees and managers with routine work-related, behavior and performance issues.  Seek guidance from HR manager as appropriate for more complex issues.
  • Process documents and PeopleSoft transactions as needed.
  • Audit HR documentation as needed.
  • Conduct/participate in employee orientation for assigned contracts.
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of routine unemployment claim proceedings.
  • Conduct termination/exit interviews and recommend actions based on trends.
  • May serve as a trainer on non-technical topics such as sexual harassment and diversity.
  • Partner with Operation team to plan and participate in company and community-related events.
  • Ensure all actions comply with local, state and federal regulations and maintain necessary documentation for compliance purposes.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


  • Education:  Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in human resources management or related discipline.
  • Experience:  2 years related experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  PHRca Certification preferred.
  • Other:  Must possess excellent interpersonal communication and influence skills. Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel required. PeopleSoft knowledge preferred. Must be able to learn new software quickly. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English is required; bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.


About Insourcing Solutions
Charles River Insourcing Solutions℠ can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions℠ provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.


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.

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

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