Laboratory Equipment Coordinator
Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)
Horsham, PA, US, 19044
Laboratory Equipment Coordinator Req ID #: 206272 Location:
Horsham, PA, US, 19044 For 75 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.
Job Summary SUMMARY:
The Laboratory Equipment Coordinator is responsible for the effective coordination of the maintenance, calibration and purchasing of Operations equipment.
Education: Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent from a technical or trade school in a related discipline
Experience: A minimum of two years related experience or training.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
If you possess the following qualities, we will train you in the rest:
-Enjoys being part of a team
-Has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
-Pays attention to detail
-Ability to work independently
Charles River, offers a comprehensive benefit package including:
-Group insurance (medical, dental, vision, disability, Life insurance and employee assistance program)
-3 weeks Paid vacation
-401k with employer match
-Opportunity for career advancement
With plenty of room for growth, you can enjoy a long and meaningful career. In addition to a positive work environment. Take your first step, patients are waiting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create and maintain a computer database to track the life cycle of all equipment in areas of responsibility.
Order replacement parts (i.e. scanners, wands, cables, pipettes) and equipment under the direction of Management.
Ensure all in-life computer cart equipment is properly functioning and readily available.
Serve as point of contact for Operations staff and liaise with Facilities staff for equipment issues, repairs and calibration.
Track, expedite and follow up on non-routine equipment issues to ensure resolution of all issues and complete closure including documentation.
Assist in scheduling outside vendors to perform calibration and validation of equipment at the site and ensure compliance with calibration standards and guidelines.
Assist in planning and coordination of equipment purchases including engagement of key stakeholders.
Assist in coordinating equipment repairs, maintenance schedules, and replacements with department management, facilities and purchasing.
Assist in the creation/revision of Standard Operating Procedures for maintenance, calibration and validation of equipment.
Assist in GLP and client audits.
Provide end of study support regarding cart cleaning, equipment checks and overflow supplies.
Liaise with System Administrators as needed to support equipment needs.
Serve as Safety champion for equipment, eye wash stations and fire extinguishers.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
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 20,000 employees within 110 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.
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 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.
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, 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: Philadelphia
Job Segment: Laboratory, Pharmaceutical, Database, Biotech, Science, Technology, Research
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