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Animal Care

Indianapolis, IN
  • Posted: November 07, 2016
  • Full-Time

Company Description

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full service personnel solutions organization. BCforward's headquarters are in Indianapolis, Indiana and also operates delivery centers in 20 locations in North America as well as India and Puerto Rico. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm headquartered in Indiana. 

Job Description

Provide food, water, and clean housing to animals according to a rigid schedule
Maintain detailed records of animal production and inventory in precisely weighed and aged groups
Inject or medicate animals as instructed
Prepare for shipment
Work within changing shift times and rotating overtime schedule
Review integrity of the isolator unit and maintenance
Maintain work area in an organized, aseptic, and safe condition
Other duties as assigned

Able to handle laboratory animals and recognize abnormalities
Commitment to provide the highest quality care for laboratory animals and their offspring
Ability to perform repetitive tasks quickly and efficiently
Accurately calculate and record numbers
Good teamwork skills
Able to work in a confined environment
Work in a standing position that will require bending and stretching of arms and legs throughout regular work shift
Lift and move objects regularly throughout shift.
Avoid contact with rodent species outside of work

PSS (Warehouse) Technician
The Opportunity
This position is responsible for supporting and facilitating the day-to-day care of animals in the assigned facility. PSS Technicians are primarily tasked with preparing, presenting, and maintaining products and services that facilitate animal care and breeding at barrier and isolator facilities.
How you will contribute to make a difference
Follow standard operating procedures for efficient transfer of materials into and out of animal barrier
Operate all equipment in a safe, efficient and careful manner
Keep detailed records on work performed
Maintain work area in an organized, clean, and safe condition
Operate washing and sterilizing equipment
Receive and stock incoming supplies, feed, bedding, etc
Maintain equipment in a neat and orderly manner
Assemble animal shipping boxes Clean and sanitize work area, storage areas, and animal care areas as assigned
Maintain records required
Euthanize animals as designated

Shift: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Key Points- this is not a job for everyone
Handling mice and rats that are genetically bred for medical testing
They will be cleaning cages, feeding etc.
This is a sterile environment- candidates must take a shower and change into sterile clothes (provided) each day. Cannot leave for lunch or breaks. Food is provided.

Thank you ,

Asma Khan Suri

Additional Information

Thank you ,

Asma Khan Suri
IT Recruiter

Direct: 317-210-8729

Fax: 866.881.7769



Indianapolis, IN



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