Assistant Technician in General Toxicology Assistant Technician in General Toxicology

charles river (Senneville QC, Canada) 2 days ago

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

Our team is growing! Come collaborate on studies that will change the future of human and animal health!

We are looking for an assistant technician for our toxicologie and animal care department.

A foretaste of your responsibilities:

  • Follow the experimental study plan requirements by ensuring the well-being of animals and the maintenance of the animal rooms
  • Ensure integrity of the studies by assisting the technician in his daily tasks
  • Ensure the well being of the animals and the cleanliness of the facility
  • Perform the activities in a timely fashion by adhering to the preset schedules
  • Follow the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and the Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) regulations

This job is for you if you...

  • Possess a High School diploma
  • Have a good knowledge of Microsoft Word or Excel
  • Have good team spirit
  • Are flexible and able to do very physical work
  • Are organized, responsible and dynamic
  • Are able to resolve problems 


  • Hourly Rate: $16.25/hour (weekend bonus of $2.50/hour)
  • Reimbursement of up to $1000 for moving expenses (certain restrictions apply)
  • Opportunity for advancement within the company: Assistant Technician, Technician, Specialist Tech, Team Leader, etc...
  • Competitive benefits: medical-dental insurance, RRSP/CLSP with employer contribution
  • Free access to the gym, cafeteria, volunteer activity (7.5 hours paid per year)
  • Uniform provided
  • And more!!!!

*Complete on-site training offered at the time of hiring

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 300 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 17,000 employees within 90 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 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

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 2019.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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