Remunerated ACS Training Program - Laboratory Technician 1

Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)

Montreal (Senneville), Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3

Remunerated ACS Training Program - Laboratory Technician 1 Req ID #:  196751 Location: 

Montreal (Senneville), Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3 Laval, Quebec, CA, H7V 4B3 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.


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.   


Are you interested in pursuing a CAREER in laboratories? Seize the opportunity to attend a 💯 % PAID training course and earn a degree. 


In collaboration with Ahuntsic College and Pharmabio Développement, Charles River Laboratories, recognized as one of the best employers in Montreal for 4 consecutive years, has set up a THEORETICAL AND TECHNICAL LABORATORY TRAINING program, accredited and subsidized by the Quebec government. You will have the opportunity, while being paid, to follow a training program which, once completed and passed, will allow you to obtain an ACS in BIOTECHNOLOGIES (LABORATORY TECHNIQUES) and a PERMANENT POSITION at Charles River.  



Program details :

  Program start and end dates: January 30, 2023 to february 2nd, 2024  25 hours of training per week  Monday to Friday, from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm  Training location: Collège Ahuntsic  Training paid at an hourly wage of $15.00  You will be hired for the Senneville  site  Your salary after the training will be $19.50 


Applications are received until December 20, 2022 at 11h00.

  Requirements :   Possesses an education deemed sufficient by the College and meet one of the following conditions:  The candidate has interrupted their full-time studies or pursued full-time post-secondary studies for at least 2 consecutive sessions or one academic year;  The candidate is covered by an agreement between the College and an employer or benefits from a government program;  The candidate has interrupted their full-time studies for one semester and has pursued full-time post-secondary studies for one semester;  The candidate holds a diploma of vocational studies.  Have Canadian citizenship, landed immigrant status or any other recognized status entitling them to study in Quebec.  Satisfy, if applicable, certain specific admission conditions determined by the College's regulations, including the following three (3) :  

Demonstrate an adequate knowledge of the French language, notably by passing a French admissions test administered by the College, if the training deemed sufficient was completed outside Quebec or in Quebec in a language other than French; 

Enroll in the prerequisite or refresher courses prescribed by the College before being able to enroll in the program courses to which the prerequisite courses apply. In certain cases, the College may authorize the student to take prerequisite or refresher courses at the same time as courses in the program in question; 

Have obtained a result deemed sufficient by the College following a test, an interview or an examination. 

 Bilingualism (french and English) is  required,

Flexibility to work a varied work schedule, including evenings and weekends 



Additional Requirements :

  TS or SN from Secondary 5 or Mathematics 526 or equivalent;  Chemistry from Secondary 5 or Chemistry 534 or equivalent;  STE or SE from Secondary 4 or Physics 534 or equivalent. 


A strong foundation in biology, biochemistry and chemistry is required. The applicant must have sufficient training and/or experience in post-secondary science skills in biological or chemical techniques.

  Your role following the training:   Perform different laboratory techniques such as preparing or diluting a solution to different concentrations.  Use, calibrate and maintain different types of laboratory equipment such as analytical balances, pipettes, centrifuges, flasks, beakers, graduated cylinder, etc.  Handle various chemicals such as bases, acids, solvents, etc., as well as biological products such as blood, plasma, serum, urine, etc.  Accurately document all steps of solution preparation or analysis following an established method.  Verify inventories of disposable materials, chemicals or reagents required for analysis. 



The advantages of working for Charles River: 

  Competitive benefits;  3 weeks vacation;  Access to a savings and retirement program that includes an employer contribution to your pension;  State of the art technology;  A great corporate culture;  A stimulating environment;  Opportunities for advancement;  A tuition reimbursement program;  A volunteer program;  A recognition program;  Shuttle service from the Sainte-Anne-de Bellevue train station and from John Abbott College to the Senneville site ;  And much more... 



Why Charles River?

The year 2022 has highlighted the critical role that preclinical research plays in bringing safe and effective treatments to the market. That's why we're looking to attract and hire qualified candidates, build a talented pool of employees, and effectively train laboratory technicians for all our CRL sites in Quebec. 


If you are interested in contributing to the well-being of our communities, not only across the country but around the world, please join us and BE THE DIFFERENCE! 




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 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 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.


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