Cagewash Technician-Floater

Charles River Laboratories
Poolesville, MD
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Full Time
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.Job SummaryWe are seeking a Cagewash Technician-Floater for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Poolesville, MD.The following are responsibilities related to the Cagewash Technician-Floater:Reviews, comprehends and complies with all SOP's and quality assurance standards pertaining to specific area.Operates equipment and uses supplies according to safety guidelines; performs general housekeeping and adheres to safety procedures.Sanitizes, maintains, and repairs caging materials as needed. Maintains cagewash and animal holding facilities in a clean and organized manner, in adherence with all SOP and facility requirements.Disposes of waste materials in a safe and thorough manner as required.Maintains facility equipment and performs routine preventative maintenance on cagewash and autoclaves, including routine inspection of cleaning filters and roto-arms.Assists with the receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories.Assist with animal care activities to include, but not limited to; animal health observations, cage cleaning, water/feed checks, providing water/feed/enrichment.Prepares and submits required written records, charts, logs and inventories.Actively interacts with customers as required to resolve customer requests, inquiries, and complaints and to provide technical assistance.Maintains consistent practice of general company and safety policies and procedures and MSDS guidelines, including those related to biohazards and radioactive substances. Performs all duties in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.The following are minimum qualifications related to the Cagewash Technician 1 position:Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.Experience: Experience and/or training working with mechanical equipment preferred.Certification/Licensure: none required.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.Vaccine MandateCharles River is a US 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 by December 8, 2021. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees.Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition (crrecruitment_US@) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.About Insourcing SolutionsCharles River Insourcing SolutionsA$ cents A cents € zA' can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing SolutionsA$ cents A cents € zA' provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.

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