Information Technology Engineer 1

Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)

Mattawan, MI, US, 49071

Information Technology Engineer 1 Req ID #:  101411 Location: 

Mattawan, MI, US, 49071 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.


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  Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Information Technology (IT) Engineer for our IT team located in Mattawan, MI.

An ITEngineer is responsible for: assisting in delivering effective end-to-end infrastructure technology solutions; delivering consumable, standardized infrastructure services and solutions (reslilient, high quality, highly automated and up-to-date); assisting with build and deploy functions; collaborating with other IT personnel to support technical solution development, deployment and hand-off tasks; and effectively handing off solutions to a service delivery organization. The individual in this role requires: a broad understanding of current relevant technologies; some depth of expertise with cross disciplines; and competence to work effectively on a high performing team to assist in designing, delivering and implementing complex technology solutions.

The following are the minimum requirements related to a IT Engineerposition.

Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in computer science, engineering, or related discipline, with three or more years of related experience in IT or customer service facing environment. Service or helpdesk experience preferred. IT Infrastructure (ITIL) Certification preferred but not essential. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. Knowledge of infrastructure design and server infrastructure implementation. Experience with networking. Knowledge and understanding of current cloud computing technologies, strategies and solutions. Effective communication skills for large, multi-national audiences and effective cross-functional leadership and collaboration skills are a plus. Business acumen and knowledge of customer value. Operational performance - knowledge of and/or experience with theory of constraints (TOC) is a plus. Strong written and verbal communication skills along with effective listening skills. Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to non-technical people. Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to evenings, weekends, extended shift, and/or extra shifts; sometimes on short notice.



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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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Job Segment: Information Technology, Toxicology, Biotech, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Technology, Science, Engineering

2021-04-09 00:00:00

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