Pathology Services Technician - Necropsy

Charles River Laboratories - Mattawan, MI3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $39,000 - $55,000 a year
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 an experienced Pathology Services Technician - Necropsy for our Pathology Services Team in Mattawan MI.

A Pathology Sevices Technician is responsible for performing routine histological or trimming procedures on research tissue specimens; or, for performing routine necropsy procedures on multiple species of animals. Individuals in this role use and maintain equipment/instruments and use effective communication and interpersonal skills in a collaborative team environment.

The following are minimum requirements related to the Pathology Services Technician position:

HS/GED or Bachelor's or Master's degree with no relevant experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities to acheive goals.
Ability to work and commicate effectively with colleagues of differing backgrounds and experience levels.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
Computer skills, commensurate with Essential Functions, including the ability to learn a validated system.
Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to evenings, weekends, extended shifts, and/or extra shifts; sometimes on short notice.
Ability to work under specific time constraints.

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.