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Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory Technician I

Charles River Laboratories Wilmington, MA
  • Posted: September 14, 2019
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Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory Technician I


Req ID #: 46298


Location:
Wilmington, MA, US



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 aMolecular Diagnostic Laboratory Technician Ifor ourMDX Departmentlocated inWilmington, MA.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ Performs technical laboratory activities in support of client studies or procedures.
+ Performs analysis of data for quality and completeness and determines if results are as expected.
+ Records data in compliance with company and regulatory policies and standards to meet quality and accuracy requirements.
+ Performs within the MDX laboratory to process and interpret internal and external samples by performing PCR testing (to include Taqman based PCR on 96 well and 384 well platforms) using aseptic technique.
+ Reconciles customer paperwork with submission documentation to ensure accuracy.
+ Makes detailed observations and maintains documentation of all laboratory work.
+ Analyzes data and report testing results with respect to department turnaround time.

2nd Shift: 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
The following are minimum requirements related to theMolecular Diagnostic Laboratory Technician Iposition.
+ High School diploma or General Education Development (GED).
+ Previous experience in a laboratory or animal science environment.
+ Experience working in a fast paced environment.
+ Must be detail oriented and a multitasker.
+ Works independently, but also a team player.
+ Computer skills (Microsoft Office).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
+ Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or equivalent in biological sciences or related discipline.
+ 2 years of previous related experience in a Pharmaceutical, Biotech, or Contract Research Organization laboratory environment.
+ Experience with Aseptic techniques.

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 14,000 employees within 80 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 2018, revenue increased by 22% to $2.27 billion from $1.86 billion in 2017.

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 2018.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet

Charles River Laboratories

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Wilmington, MA
01887 USA

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