Instrumentation Technician Job Description Sample
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Position Summary and Responsibilities
Install, calibrate, repair and perform preventive maintenance of electronic, electro-mechanical, and/or mechanical instrumentation.
Disassembles, inspects, cleans, repairs, calibrates, tests, and performs periodic maintenance of specialty equipment, systems and controls.Operates such electronic test equipment as multimeters, frequency generators and counters, galvanometers, digital logic probes and oscilloscopes.Inspects, evaluates and determines necessary modification, performs complex repairs or removal of instruments or devices needing overhaul during scheduled maintenance.May troubleshoot/service or resolve problems while performing unscheduled work.Records and reports abnormal function or out of tolerance conditions of equipment and initiates corrective action and documentation.Locates part sources, estimates costs and prepares requisition.Reinstalls, tests, evaluates, calibrates, and maintains instruments or devices upon completion of repairs.Documents daily maintenance activity, repair and other work performed.Communicates with customer staff the calibration, repair and operation of equipment as necessary.Writes equipment, maintenance and calibration procedures.Provides direction to less experienced Instrumentation/Calibration Technicians.Complies with company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards.Performs work in accordance with approved equipment, calibration, maintenance and safety procedures.Performs other duties as required.Qualifications
Two-year degree, scientific field of study preferred or equivalent related work experience. Five years of experience in instrumentation and control or installing, calibrating, maintaining and repairing equipment or equivalent experience.
May require Level II or Level III ISA Certification. Demonstrated use and understanding of physical standards of mass, temperature, flow and pressure. Working knowledge of computers/PLC's.
Required to be able to read and work from blueprints, schematic diagrams and specification manuals. Must be physically able to perform basic maintenance tasks to the highest caliber, which includes ability to: climb ladders, work in confined spaces and lift heavy objects weighting up to 50 lbs. Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment; May require experience specific to the pharmaceutical R&D industry including the making of chemical standards using appropriate techniques for weighing, pipetting, mixing, diluting, and verifying concentrations. May require an understanding of FDA regulations, GMPs, and GLPs and use of scientific notation (specific to pharmaceutical industry).
We offer the following benefits:Health, Dental, VisionPaid Vacation TimePaid Sick TimeLife Insurance BenefitsPaid Holidays401(k) EligibilityEmployee Stock Purchase Plan
Educational Tuition Reimbursement
The Instrumentation Technician will be working in a unique lab that provides air flow, vibe, and fuel system testing in Dearborn. This facility applies numerous testing methods and data acquisition software to support and conduct a variety of Engine Component, Powertrain, Fuel System, and Durability Tests.
Duties and responsibilities include: Installation, troubleshooting, and repair of Special test components (accelerometers, transducers, strain gages, Vishay AMPs, thermocouple soldering). Building electrical cables, repairing electrical connectors, and modifying electrical breakout boxes. Calibrating and maintaining testing instrumentation.
Interface with Technologists, Product Engineers, and Supervisors on updates/new test procedures, equipment and methods. Verify the calibration and maintenance of test equipment and test systems. Hook up instrumentation, diagnose / troubleshoot problems, conduct tests, change out components if necessary, and remove instrumentation as needed.
High School Diploma required.
Basic background in engine electronics troubleshooting, Kulite pressure transducer exp, Thermocouple soldering exp, knowledge of Vishay AMPs, accelerometer exp, strain gage, and ability to read schematics/wiring diagrams a must.
Understanding how DMM's, O-Scopes, and other electronic testing devices are used.
Good interpersonal, computer, oral and written skill.
Associate Degree or equivalent in automotive technology or electronic related field. Experience in engines/powertrain dynamometer testing or other similar testing techniques preferred. Understanding of instrumentation used in an automotive test environment, such as pressure transducers, thermocouples, accelerometers, etc. are highly preferred.
Work is inside
Carcinogens (fuel), moving/rotating parts, electrical hazards, 50%
Lifting up to 50 lbs, 10%
PPE required includes safety glasses, slip resistant hardened toe shoes, gloves, lab coats, and occasional hearing protection
Sitting (50%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)
Job requires manual labor
High noise in vibe lab, air flow, and dyno cells, 100%
Equipment and Machines
Computers, copier- 75%
Overhead lifts (cranes), hand tools (air and manual), 50%
Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m.
- 3:30 p.m.
May need to transfer to another shift based on job requirements
Critical for employee to be there on time on a regular basis
Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday
- Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important.
Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary. Must have flexibility of work days to cover weekday testing requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check. Must undergo an audiometric evaluation as part of the pre-employment screening process, and annually thereafter
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written.
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must no impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.
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Transforming the potential of existing and new infrastructure and technology to improve lives through safer, cleaner and smarter energy.
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Our talented teams design complex new schemes, assure the longevity and integrity of existing infrastructure and deliver trusted, innovative advice critical to the success of the global energy market.
Power and electrical
Expertise in thermal generation and power networks is helping our clients address the need for secure, affordable and renewable energy sources. There's a world of opportunities here for people who want to start or develop their career in this exciting sector.
Our mission is to improve lives through nuclear energy, providing clients with nuclear new build, fuel enrichment, nuclear design, generation, decommissioning, waste management and defense.
We've got experts who offer all kinds of solutions in all aspects of offshore renewable energy technology. And we're passionate about spearheading the move towards a low carbon economy - we'll do it by making clean energy sources safe, reliable and cost effective. There's plenty of potential to apply your skills in this fast moving market.
Atkins is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.
We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact.
We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.
Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.
On joining the Atkins' Nuclear business, you'll be an integral part of a team specializing in taking on the most challenging engineering projects and opportunities from technical leadership to project management. Existing relationships with major clients offer us a stimulating variety of work within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of sustainable growth and innovation in the energy industry.
Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is currently seeking an Instrumentation Technician to join the nuclear team in Aiken, SC.
Works from Maintenance Instructions, maintenance manuals and supervisor direction
Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on facility control and instrumentation equipment
Performs calibrations and functional checks on instrumentation using measuring and test equipment
Performs troubleshooting tasks on control and instrumentation equipment
Works from maintenance instructions, work orders, maintenance manuals and supervisor direction
Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on facility control and instrumentation equipment
Performs calibrations and functional checks on instrumentation using measuring and test equipment
Performs troubleshooting tasks on control and instrumentation equipment
Completes work history and maintains log entries in the computerized maintenance management system
Ensures proper operation and maintenance of equipment. Processes/procures material, parts and equipment.
Maintains equipment supply and availability
Participates in emergency preparation drills and emergency responses
Ensures compliance with company, local, state, and federal policies and regulations
There is no supervision of other workers at this level
Responsible for the quality of his/her own work and satisfying customer (internal and external) specifications
Must be able to work independently and resolve practical problems
Performs other duties as assigned
Coeur Mining, Inc. is a well-diversified growing precious metals producer with five operations in North America. Coeur's wholly-owned operations include the Palmarejo silver-gold complex in Mexico, the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine in British Columbia, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, and the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota. In addition, the Company owns the La Preciosa project in Mexico, a silver-gold exploration stage project. Coeur also conducts numerous exploration activities in North and South America. Coeur's headquarters are located in Chicago, IL.
The Coeur Silvertip mine located in British Columbia, just 10 miles south of the Yukon border is seeking a Instrumentation Technician to work in a camp based environment rotating on a 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off schedule.
The Instrumentation Technician will provide integral support to the Mill Maintenance group and be responsible for the operating and maintaining instruments within the Maintenance Department reporting to the Electrical Supervisor.
Maintain knowledge and understanding, and follow all safety policies and procedures affecting the Milling Operations;
Practice safe work habits and support a safety culture through participation in daily, weekly and monthly safety meetings;
Identify and address unsafe conditions or hazards in the workplace;
Support fellow employees ensuring all follow safe processes.
- Ensure that in all aspects of the operation, environmental policies and practices are followed keeping the preservation of the natural environment a priority.
Technical Functions for Instrumentation Tech
Install and maintain instruments on new or existing plant equipment and processes;
Use pneumatic, electrical and electronic testing devices to inspect and test instrument and system operation and diagnose faults;
Repair, maintain and adjust system components or remove and replace defective parts;
Calibrate and maintain components and instruments according to manufacturers' specifications;
Consult with and advice Process Operators;
Design and implement new control logic in the PLC based systems.
Reporting for both Roles
Perform pre-operational checks, and operate equipment according to Safe Operating Procedures;
Monitor equipment and processes and ensure equipment deficiencies and operational issues are reported clearly;
Conduct trouble shooting activities when problems arise;
Complete Report Sheets and Daily Log Books.
Maintain records of instrument datasheets, device configurations and instrument calibrations;
Establish and maintain two-way communication channels with Supervisor and fellow employees to achieve an effective working relationship;
Communicate with management to resolve worker problems, complaints, or grievances;
Adhere to the expectations and principles derived from the Cross-Cultural Training program.
- Ensure housekeeping and cleanliness in all work areas are kept to the highest standards
Valid Red Seal or Interprovincial Journeyman's Certificate;
Mining industry experience desired;
Valid driver's license;
Physically fit to perform the duties of the position.
Mining, Oil and Gas or Heavy Industrial experience is preferred.
Strong problem-solving, teamwork and ability develop and foster strong working relationships.
Strong sense of integrity, ethics and desire to positively impact the environment.
Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
Ability to work with a diverse cross-cultural workforce.
At Coeur, we PROTECT our people, places and planet, DEVELOP quality resources, growth and plans, and DELIVER impactful results through teamwork. To become a part of our team and to work together to tackle challenges head-on apply www.coeur.com/company/careers for this position.
Since 1955, Nicholson Construction Company has been setting the industry standard for performance and technical innovation in geotechnical construction. We have built our reputation by performing the highest quality work and providing the most innovative solutions on the widest range of demanding and high profile projects. Nicholson is part of a global network of unparalleled geotechnical resources and expertise, specializing in deep foundations, earth retention, ground treatment and ground improvement.
Responsible for the overall support of our nationwide projects, making sure our customers' expectations are met or exceeded. This includes the preparation, installation, programming, and repair of instrumentation, training of on-site personnel, and remote technical support. When not traveling, the individual will be responsible for equipment repair, calibration, and test at our Cuddy, PA facility. Experience working with PLCs is a must as well as experience working with instrumentation sensors. The successful candidate will demonstrate a SAFETY-FIRST mentality and the discipline and focus to contribute with little direct supervision and/or guidance.
Travel to jobsites across the US for installation and troubleshooting of field instrumentation
Run calibration tests of pressure transducers, flow meters, and other field instruments
Replace defective instruments on heavy equipment, using hand tools
Consult with, advise, and train operators
Complete daily reports of activities
Education & Training:
- Minimum High School Diploma
Working with instrumentation sensors such as transducers, flow meters, encoders, and level sensors.
Construction Industry and heavy equipment Experience is preferred
Experience working with low and medium voltage equipment
Experience servicing electronic equipment would be a plus
Experience working with all varieties of hand tools and select power tools
Knowledge and Abilities:
Clear understanding of instrumentation signals such 4-20mA loops
Ability to read and understand wiring schematics and blue prints
Ability to absorb and retain new information and techniques on a regular basis
MS Word, Excel and Outlook
Reaching high and low, stooping, and bending continually
Lifting/carrying/moving up to 100 pounds continually
Able to travel per the company travel policy
Able to concentrate at a high degree in a busy and noisy construction environment
Able to work in all types of weather
Rational decision making ability
Attention to detail
Makes final decisions and assumes accountability for them
Ability to learn quickly and take on new responsibility as needed
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Safe Harbor Retirement Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Please be advised that all interested candidates are REQUIRED to attach a copy of your resume in order to be considered.In an effort to foster a diverse workforce Nicholson Construction encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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Assist in specification, installation, setup and calibration of instrumentation and related equipment, systems and processes. These include various electronic, thermal, pneumatic, vacuum, hydraulic, robotic and computer systems.
Maintain and, if necessary, repair existing instrumentation/equipment used in the plant.
Maintain and develop necessary skills for the care and proper use of recording, indicating and controlling instrumentation/equipment used in the plant.
In conjunction with quality, Process Control, and/or customer requests, routinely performs calibration procedures for all plant instrumentation.
Keep accurate documentation of all repairs and calibration histories.
Assist and instruct others as required in the use and operation of plant instrumentation and related systems and equipment.
Other maintenance assignments as required.
Maintain a safe working environment and assure compliance with safety rules.
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.
- Minimum of 4 years instrument or/operation experience in an investment casting or related industry experience.
Or an Associate's degree in instrumentation / electrical technology with work related experience.
Proven ability to install new, and replacement equipment, required to maintain and optimize plant and field operations.
Experience using analytical instruments and tools to diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions of equipment
Experience using precision tools such as digital voltmeters, potentiometers and recorders.
Ability to follow procedures and certifications based on customer and/or industry specifications.
Ability to maintain calibration and maintenance records using Gage Pack.
Ability to work callouts and overtime as needed.
Strong verbal and interpersonal skills that help establish a supportive climate with others.
Basic job related computer knowledge, including Microsoft Windows applications.
Able to work in a self-managed work team environment and take direction from team members.
Must be a self-starter and flexible; able to plan and manage multiple tasks.
Ability to perform additional site specific job requirements
Travel to and support off site plants (Crooksville, Merida and etc).
Participate/conduct On-The-Job and offsite Training
Support PCC business objectives as required.
Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
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Candidate will build and install instrumentation/data collection systems for Flight Test Programs which provide the measurements required by the Engineering Department and/or contractual obligations. Candidate will assist in the preparation, installation, check-out and operation of custom instrumentation systems. Responsibilities include: install strain gauges, thermocouples, accelerometers and a variety of other electronic components/sensors, reading wiring drawings, troubleshooting equipment measurement anomalies and construction of harnesses and electrical devices. This assignment will include on-the-job training on ground and flight instrumentation efforts and instrumentation system maintenance. Candidate will also support status and technical meetings as required.
The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:
Background in Instrumentation and/or Electronics Engineering with knowledge of computer systems is required.
Familiarity with electronic tools such as multi-meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
Experience with harness builds, connector pin-outs, crimping and cable installation.
Demonstrated ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams and schematics.
Ability to travel up to 30%
In addition, the following are preferred attributes for the successful candidate:
Knowledge or experience with installing and replacing strain gauges, accelerometers, and thermocouples is highly desired.
Aviation-related work experience is highly desired.
AutoCad software experience is desired.
Experience troubleshooting hardware components is desired.
Be familiar with Electrostatic Discharge safety methods and protocols.
Solder/de-solder experience is highly desired. Solder certification to IPC-J-STD-001 is a plus.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we're engineering a better tomorrow.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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Instrument Technician is responsible for performing / providing calibration, installation, troubleshooting and documentation of instruments / equipment used in manufacturing & utility plants and GMP production facilities as required. All work to be completed to assure minimal impact to production while complying with Regulatory and Company regulations.
Perform calibrations of instruments on process and utility equipment, laboratory analytical equipment. Examples: Incubators, Freezers, Balances, Transmitters, Indicators, etc.Assist the team with maintaining an up-to-date working spare parts inventory for the equipment/ systems the team is responsible for.Ensure that calibration paperwork, instrument files, and work order documentation is completed with accurate information.All work must be completed in accordance with CFRs, cGMPs, SOPs, and JLL policies.
Maintain an up to date cGMP training record. Raise the bar of your performance by taking ownership of your continuous improvement. Maintain an on-going two-way performance dialogue with area Chief Engineer.
Notify Chief Engineer of any training needs and advise them of any factors impacting your ability to perform. Assist other staff members in raising the bar on their performance. Perform tasks in accordance with planning and scheduling. Contribute in a positive way toward the goals for Jones Lang LaSalle .
Job Requirements Basic Qualification:
High school diploma required. Perspective candidates should have 4-6 years of Instrumentation/Calibration related work experience.
An ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time and lift 50 pounds. Basic organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas through verbal and written form. Basic trouble-shooting, problem solving and training skills.
Ability to work assigned shifts to provide adequate coverage, and support on-call coverage as assigned.Ability to work with computer based controls is required.Ability to read and understand technical material including operating manuals and standard engineering drawings is required.Ability to complete GMP documentation and follow applicable standard operating procedures. Preferred Qualification:Experience working in a cGMP environment.Experience working with established GMP procedures in the calibration and maintenance of utility, process and lab equipment.Experience working with CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System - Maximo).
Ability to effectively communicate ideas through verbal and written form. Advanced computer skills.
Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams. Ability to seek outside resources as needed.
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- INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN*
Location: River Rouge, Michigan
_ GENERAL SUMMARY_
Operates and is responsible for a significant producing unit or operates and assists Senior Operating Technician on a major producing unit as a member of the operating team. Directs other operating and support crew members, performs administrative duties, and communicates with maintenance, as required to maximize production. Performs and assists in production and maintenance tasks and functions necessary to assure maximum production, quality and inspection. Performs or leads maintenance activities as required with operating crew members and coordinates and works in conjunction with Maintenance Technicians.
The hourly rate is $25.83. This is not a position with Detroit Edison, it's a position with EES Coke Battery, which is a subsidiary of DTE Energy.
The work environment is heavy industrial and requires wearing fire retardant clothing, steel-toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses and a respirator (when required in specific areas). The Coke Battery is an outside plant that may require working in high areas, at times, and exposure to all types of weather conditions including heat of up to 130 degrees in the summer months.
_ PRINICIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES_
Responsible for calibrating, programming, installing and troubleshooting "smart" process instrumentation such as temperature, pressure and level transmitters and control valves
Operates various types of machinery in the coke making process
Responsible for participating in safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations
Maintains interpersonal relationships with individuals both external and internal to the organization
Be an active participant of developing and maintaining a culture of professionalism
Responsible for following all rules, policies, or expectations
Responsible for environmental compliance
Performs all other related duties as assigned
_ KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES_
Must have a high school diploma or GED, with 3 years of heavy industrial experience in an operating discipline preferred, to provide the following:
At least 3 years experience with process instrumentation
Experience in process control loops
Experience in Distribution Control Systems (DCS) and loop tuning with DCS
Experience with PLC, hydraulic controls and process analyzers such as opacity, oxygen, combustibles, process gas and chemical analysis is required
Strong safety experience
Ability to work in a team orientated atmosphere
Demonstrated capability to achieve results through people, technology and processing equipment
Good knowledge of the assigned area(s) of responsibility
Ability to function within a matrix organization where employees report to both a functional leader and a business leader
Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with both a functional and business leader
Must be goal oriented
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, coworkers, and management
_ PHYSICAL DEMANDS_
The physical demands characterized here epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to: stand or walk and stoop or kneel or sit. It is crucial to the outcome of job tasks that the employee is able to: talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms extensively.
The employee in this classification will be required to frequently lift objects of up to 25 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to lift or move objects of up to 50 pounds in weight.
Vision requirements for this position include close vision and the ability to adjust focus
_ WORKING CONDITIONS_
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions, and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and/or machinery. The noise level in the work environment is loud.
DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.
Requisition ID: 19622
Req ID #: 20442
Location: Reno, NV, US, 89511
For nearly 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.
Responsible for performing validation, maintenance, testing, troubleshooting, calibration and repair on a variety of sophisticated components, analytical equipment, and instrumentation for laboratory equipment and automation.
Validate, maintain, test, troubleshoot, calibrate and repair laboratory instrumentation.
Improve technical procedures by participating in method development and validation of new systems.
Work with management and scientific staff to establish and implement the appropriate solutions to potential or identified problems
Ensure that the data capture system is performing satisfactorily and that system maintenance, repair, archival of data is performed in compliance with GLP regulations.
Ensure that all laboratory equipment is installed, validated, maintained, periodically tested, and repaired in accordance with GLP regulations.
Prepare and maintain SOPs for all equipment and related areas. Prepare validation reports related to equipment validation and address QA comments.
Initiate and/or perform change controls on instrumentation.
Maintain calibration, maintenance and repair records as per SOP.
Train staff on the operation of instruments.
Work in collaboration with other service departments and/or vendors to coordinate activities that involve the other service groups.
Interact with suppliers, service representatives, and participates in sponsor interactions for specific instruments.
Provide a support function to address unexpected problems at short notice (e.g., set-up and operation of the equipment, instrumentation errors, etc.).
Manage project timelines and resource coordination in conjunction with laboratory management, with minimal supervision.
Perform other related duties as required.
Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in a laboratory science or related discipline required.
Experience: Two to four years related experience in biology, chemistry/pharmacy, or similar lab environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Other: Excellent verbal, written communication and organizational skills. Demonstrated independent analytical and problem solving abilities. Proficient with computers and instrumentation and analysis software. Demonstrated knowledge of GLP regulations. Ability to interact appropriately with all levels of employees. Ability to work effectively as a member of a team. Ability to handle stress effectively and adapt to change.
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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.
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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.
For more information, please visit www.criver.com.
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet
Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe
Job Segment: Toxicology, Instrumentation, Biotech, Technician, Pharmaceutical, Science, Engineering, Technology
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