Quality Control Associate 1 - Histology:
Charles River Laboratories, Inc.

100331-en_US
Charles River Laboratories, Inc.
Ashland Ohio
Biotech
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Description

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

 

IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   


 

Job Summary

Assist with implementing and monitoring quality control (QC) standards, methods and procedures. Present to and mentor technical personnel in proper and timely QC practices, resulting in reduction of errors and deviations, encourage reduction of QA findings, and improve/ enhance overall data quality. 

Job Qualifications

We are seeking an experienced Quality Control Associate 1 for our Safety Assessment site located in Ashland, OH. The following are minimum requirements related to the Quality Control Associate 1 position: 

  • Assist in implementing quality control standards, methods and procedures.
  • Teach and mentor technical personnel concerning proper, timely QC practices.
  • Monitor and track common deviations and problem documentation and investigate to determine root causes.
  • Complete follow up activities to reduce errors, deviations, and misunderstandings.
  • Assist in recommending form and SOP modifications, and changes to standard protocol wording to avoid deviations.
  • Assist in maintaining and revising QC documents, processes, manuals, and reports.
  • Assist in reviewing deviations for cause and providing effective communication/training programs to decrease the number of deviations per study.
  • Education:   H.S. diploma or General Equivalency degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required. Associate’s (A.A./A.S.) degree or equivalent in a scientific discipline preferred. Experience:  Two to four years related experience in a GLP environment.  Previous and broad QC or QA experience preferred.  Knowledge and/or background in preclinical technical functions also preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

 

 


IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 
 

About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  
 

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 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 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 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.
 

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 ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.
 

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

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to [email protected] This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.