Logistics Manager:
Charles River Laboratories, Inc.

Charles River Laboratories, Inc.
Worcester West

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


We are seeking an experienced Logistics Manager for our Discovery site located in Worcester.

This position will be responsible for creating, developing, managing and maintaining materials management and logistics services to support our clients in the Greater Boston area.  More specifically, this individual will be responsible for improving the ease of doing business with the Company on a Global Basis by  providing our Greater Boston area clients dedicated materials management and logistic services.This position will partner with site heads, business development, client services staff and service lines to ensure the timely and simplified fulfillment of materials receipt, shipment, storage, tracking and logistics.

The following are minimum requirements related to the Logistics Manager position.

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in management or related discipline. Master’s degree (M.B.A/M.S.) and/or supply-chain management certificate preferred.
  • At least six years of related experience in domestic and international logistics/transportation practices with a wide variety of biological matrices, active pharmaceutical compounds, and other chemical reagents. Strong experience in interfacing with regulatory agencies (e.g. FDA, USDA, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, DEA, DOT, and Customs agencies) and internal and external clients.
  • Exceptional organizational, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills required.  Strong intrapersonal direction and motivation and prior personnel management experience are a decided plus.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above




About Discovery

Discovery from Charles River is industry-proven in the successful development of novel therapies, with over 320 patents and 74 preclinical drug candidates delivered to our sponsors in the past 17 years. Backed by more than 650 scientists, our comprehensive, integrated portfolio employs the latest technology and platforms to provide chemistry, biology, and pharmacology services that support clients from the earliest stages of hit identification all the way through to IND. Our client-focused, collaborative approach creates true partnerships that anticipate challenges, overcome obstacles, and move us forward together on the journey of getting new drugs to market.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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