Sterilization Technician - Part Time
Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)
Willimantic, CT, US, 06226
Sterilization Technician - Part Time Req ID #: 179851 Location:
Willimantic, CT, US, 06226 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. Job Summary
Responsible for effective sterilization and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sterilize and/or remove used laboratory materials (e.g., eggs, culture tubes, waste, etc.). Wash, sterilize, and prepare labware for laboratory use. Develop labware use schedule based on production schedule. Run autoclaves according to labware use schedule and specific customer requirements. Monitor the rotation, disposal, and replacement of plastic laboratory equipment. Make daily detergent and disinfectant solutions based on requirements of equipment for the day. Train and direct lab technicians who are assigned to assist with cleaning and sterilization. Wash and fold laundry. Perform general routine cleaning and maintenance of autoclaves and other equipment. Maintain kitchen equipment logs. Perform general housekeeping of laboratory facilities as assigned. Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) Experience: 6-12 months work 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: None. Other: Good documentation practices
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision distance vision and color vision.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We require proof of vaccination from all employees.
Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition ([email protected]) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.
Our Avian business group provides vaccine manufacturers and researchers the comfort of knowing that the raw materials used in their manufacturing process are free of extraneous agents. Charles River has established flock handling and egg production procedures that set the global industry standard.
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 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 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.
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 >80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, veteran or disability status.
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.
Nearest Major Market: Connecticut
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