Supervisor, Genetic Testing Services

Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887

Supervisor, Genetic Testing Services Req ID #:  73238 Location: 

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 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 We are seeking a Supervisor for our Genetic Testing Services department located in our Wilmington, MA site.

The Supervisor will plan, direct, coordinate, and schedule the activities of the department through hands-on technical support, delegation of responsibility and/or authority to departmental subordinates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist management in evaluating employee performance during scheduled reviews/merit increases. Serve as a model to employees as it relates to effective time management and utilization of resources. Provide leadership and motivation to all departmental personnel. Provide results and/or technical assistance to external customers via verbal and/or written communications. Review departmental function during internal and external customer/visitor tours. Review current and new departmental procedures. Responsible for ensuring department is maintained in a clean and orderly condition and that the department adheres to established safety procedures. Ensure that departmental equipment is maintained in good working condition. Review reports, raw data or any other data produced by the group and ensure all data packages are complete and compliant inclusive of report approval. Communicate results and clearly describe processes to internal and external clients. Trouble shoot laboratory problems as tasked by management or scientific staff. Work in a structured and regulated environment. Work productively in group situations as well as independently.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in a technically related field (e.g.Biology) or related discipline. 2-7 yearsrelated technical and administrative experience. 1-2 years of relevant experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. Experience working in a regulated environment. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Proficient in Computers (MS Office Suite).

About Research Models & Services

Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition.  As the world’s leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond.


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

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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