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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BRANCH OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE 


(Posted 5/20/19)

Title: Field Service Technician and Delivery Driver

Location: Bay Area, San Francisco

Job Summary:

Innovive, a high-growth manufacturing company serving the Biomedical Research community is currently seeking a professional, hard-working and reliable, full-time Field support technician and back-up delivery driver to join our team.   

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, hard-working environment with the potential to grow with our company.  Field service employees play a critical role in the overall customer experience and in continuity of operations at client sites. Please submit your resume if you meet the requirements below.

We will provide on the job training for the right candidate.  

Essential Duties:

  • Repair equipment and systems sent back to factory.

  • Service, troubleshoot, and repair equipment and systems in operation at customer locations (including preventive maintenance, repairs, upgrades)

  • Monitor systems at assigned customer locations for proper operation and make adjustments or repairs as needed.

  • Monitor inventory of spare products assigned at customer.

  • Install and set-up new equipment at client location (includes un-crating).

  • Provide technical assistance and training to customers as needed for proper operation of equipment and systems to achieve desired results.

  • Provide on call technical assistance and support.

  • Travel to customer locations (Local, Regional, Domestic)

  • Complete all records and documentation as required (details below).

  • Back-up recycling driver (26’ Hino Truck) for Bay Area.

  • Provide white glove service to customers

  • Load/Unload trucks

  • Maintain an organized warehouse and clean truck

Other Duties:

  • Communicate with Customer Service, QA, engineering and sales director to ensure proper reporting of issue resolution and documentation

  • Assembly requiring the use of hand tools

  • Frequent standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, lifting

  • Maintain safe and clean work environment

  • Wear required safety equipment (steel toe boots required)

  • Computer skills (ERP, Netsuite preferred – Office – CMMS)

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience as a field support in an industrial environment

  • High attention to detail

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong communication, organization and time management skills

  • Mechanical, Electrical and Software technical knowledge

  • Ability to lift 50lbs

  • Comfortable driving a 26ft box truck


Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 5+ years of Field support technician

  • Successful completion of pre-employment screening


About Innovive

Innovive LLC,as a US-based technology company, we serve the global laboratory research market with products and services that allow animal research facilities to dedicate more of their efforts towards scientific discovery than was previously possible.  Our patented Disposable IVC Rodent Caging System empowers the husbandry industry with the option of eliminating traditional cage wash operations, freeing up capital funding, space, time, labor, utilities and other valuable resources. At Innovive we are committed to providing the highest quality products and services to our customers, backed by an unparalleled level of customer service, while integrating sustainable practices into everything we do.

 

Compensation:  salary commensurate with experience and highly competitive within industry -- $18 -$25 per hour


Employment Type:  Full-Time, Non-Exempt


Business Hours:  Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm


Benefits Offered: Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental and Group Vision Insurance, 401k with Company match, casual work environment and excellent career growth.

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(Posted 4/23/19)

Title: Operations/Technical Supervisor

Drug Dev and Preclinical Studies

  • Redwood City, United States of America
  • Full time
  • R1515166_EN
  • 4/19/2019

We are seeking an Operations/Technical Supervisor I to join the Veterinary Sciences team. As such you will experience a culture that believes in making the animal care and use program a model for the industry. We are focused on providing employees with career development and activities across our entire drug development process.  

Bristol-Myers Squibb is the industry leader in immuno-oncology, Cardiovascular and Fibrosis with life-saving medicines and a rich clinical portfolio of diverse modalities including monoclonal antibody, antibody drug conjugate, fusion protein, and combination regimes.  

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Drug Dev and Preclinical Studies

  • Redwood City, California, United States of America
  • Full time
  • R1513060_EN
  • 1/16/2019
We are seeking a process driven, operationally and technically skilled high performing facility manager with GEM experience to lead our technical operations for the Veterinary Sciences (VS) organization in Redwood City, California. As such you will experience a culture that believes in making the animal care and use program a model for the industry. We are focused on providing employees with career development and activities across our entire drug development process. Bristol-Myers Squibb is the industry leader in immuno-oncology, immunology, cardiovascular and fibrosis with life-saving medicines and a rich clinical portfolio of diverse modalities including monoclonal antibody, antibody drug conjugate, fusion protein, and combination regimes.

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(Posted 4/23/19)

Title: VS Training Associate

Drug Dev and Preclinical Studies

  • Redwood City, United States of America
  • Full time
  • R1515154_EN
  • 4/19/2019

We are seeking a Veterinary Sciences training associate who will be responsible for site specific training with supervision and input from the VS Global Training Manager and Training Coordinator.  This individual will be an integral part of the Veterinary Sciences group and support the advancement of in-vivo non-clinical research activities being approved by the Redwood City site IACUC.

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(Posted 4/23/19)

Title: IACUC Specialist

Drug Dev and Preclinical Studies

  • Redwood City, United States of America
  • Full time
  • R1515149_EN
  • 4/19/2019

We are seeking an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and training specialist for the Redwood City California site who can be an integral part of the Veterinary Sciences group and support the advancement of in-vivo non-clinical research activities being approved by the Redwood City CA IACUC. This will be a hybrid role that has responsibilities for IACUC, post approval monitoring and training at the Redwood City site.

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(Posted 3/4/19)

Title: Laboratory Animal Research Position




(Posted 4/23/19)

Title: Animal Care Technician I

Location: Dixon, CA & South San Francisco, CA

WHY APEX?

  • Medical, Vision and Dental          
  • Long and short term disability
  • Life insurance
  • PTO + Sick Leave
  • Transit Accounts
  • Team Buildings and Appreciation lunches!
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Job Description

  • Reviews, comprehends and complies with all SOPs/Policies and quality assurance standards pertaining to specific area
  • Responsible for driving a climate controlled truck from SSF to Dixon – returning to SSF site
  • Assist with loading and unloading transfer racks of rats and mice
  • Operates cage wash equipment and uses supplies according to safety guidelines; performs general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures
  • Cleans and sanitizes all animal caging and accessory equipment and maintains the cage washing area in a clean, neat and well-organized manner following approved SOP’s.
  • Disposes of biohazard waste materials in a safe and thorough manner as required.
  • Maintains facility equipment and performs routine preventative maintenance on cage washers, including routine inspection of cleaning filters.
  • Assists with the receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories.
  • Maintains required attendance level and adheres to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Provide back- up animal care coverage as needed.
  • Monitors daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations utilizing a company issued iPAD.
  • Animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of non-USDA research animals, to include but not limited to:
    • Perform daily water bottle/automatic water line and cage checks
    • Provide appropriate food and water
    • Perform cage changing adhering to strict bio hood procedures; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified LAR policies utilizing a company issued iPAD
    • Maintain accurate room maintenance records as required by LAR’s SOPS and/or policies
    • Dispose of animal carcasses following established procedures.
    • Strictly follows all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas, including room or facility personnel entry; personnel protective equipment use, spraying in all equipment and materials into controlled areas.
    • Receives, inspects and puts away incoming animals; ensures and provides for sentinel animals in each rodent housing area.
    • Operates equipment and uses supplies according to safety guidelines; performs general housekeeping and adheres to safety procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education:  High school diploma or GED required.

We have several openings for this area, for more detailed information please email:

Brian Croskey bcroskey@stratacuity.com



(Posted 4/23/19)

Title: Animal Care Technician II

Location: Dixon, CA & South San Francisco, CA

  • WHY APEX?

  • Medical, Vision and Dental          
  • Long and short term disability
  • Life insurance
  • PTO + Sick Leave
  • Transit Accounts
  • Team Buildings and Appreciation lunches!
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Ability to obtain ALAT

Duties:

  • Performs daily work involving the handling of genetically engineered rodent animal models, animals with immuno-compromised health status, pregnant or nursing dams, neonates, etc.
  • Provide feed and water to animals daily or according to established schedules, including verification of (automated) water supply to the cage level.
  • Perform cage change (primary enclosures) when soiled or according to established schedules, following proper technique and ensures that animals are not contamination when outside of their primary enclosure.
  • Maintain animal rooms (secondary enclosures) in a neat, clean and orderly state daily so that secondary infections or other contamination's do not occur.
  • Perform routine maintenance, sanitation, environmental monitoring, inspect equipment for damage and other routine tasks (clean or change rack air filters, replace room exhaust filters, flush racks, etc.) as required.
  • Maintain support rooms, hallways, cage wash areas, feed and bedding rooms in a neat, clean and orderly state daily so that secondary infections or other contamination do not occur.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of common murine species including care, handling, genetics and performing technical procedures.
  • Experience working with and caring for domestic, farm or lab animals is desirable.
  • Candidates must be detail-oriented, have excellent time management, organizational, communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn bar code scanner and iPad technology and be able to use a computer for communication, training and documentation.
  • Customer-focused attitude and enjoys working with similarly dedicated individuals in a team fashion within a high-energy research environment and a proven ability to successfully work independently.
  • Understanding of federal regulations, veterinary medicine and standards related to animal use and be sensitive to the needs of the animals in their care.

Education:

  • Background in Biological or Animal Sciences preferred
  • Experience within a facility housing high health status rodent colonies preferred.
  • Experience working in a facility and with colonies of genetically engineered rodents preferred AALAS (American Association for Laboratory Animal Science) certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) level or higher preferred


We have several openings for this area, for more detailed information please email:

Brian Croskey bcroskey@stratacuity.com


     

(Posted 1/23/19)

Title: Animal Technician-Davis

Apex Systems, are seeking candidate seeking new opportunities as an Animal Technician in the Davis area.

The ideal candidate will have experience handling animals from either another research organization and/or veterinary care.


 

We have several openings for this area, for more detailed information please email:

Brian Croskey bcroskey@stratacuity.com

 

(Posted 1/23/19)

Title: Animal Technician- South San Francisco

Apex Systems, are seeking candidate seeking new opportunities as an Animal Technician in the South San Francisco area.

The ideal candidate will have experience handling animals from either another research organization and/or veterinary care.



We have several openings for this area, for more detailed information please email:

Brian Croskey bcroskey@stratacuity.com





(POSTED 12/12/2018 - Updated 2/15/19)

Title: Gnotobiotic Technician (Research Associate) 

Reports To (Title): Gnotobiotic Vivarium Head

Department: Research

Exempt/Non-exempt: Exempt

Job Location:  Mountain View, CA 

Role: Reporting to the Gnotobiotic Facility Head, the gnotobiotic technician, is responsible for assisting the gnotobiotic head with all aspects of the vivarium facility. Key tasks include the following: ▪ Assist in maintaining a gnotobiotic mouse facility. Responsibilities include mouse husbandry; breeding; maintaining cages; record keeping; cleaning of equipment and facility; ordering supplies; building, modifying, and sterilizing gnotobiotic isolators and other supplies. ▪ Assist scientific team in performing experiments with the gnotobiotic mice. This includes inoculation, sample collection, ▪ Maintaining a breach-free gnotobiotic vivarium and a colony to support all experimental needs for the company ▪ Communicate clearly, ability to work independently as well as on a team, and able to think critically as well as receptive to take guidance ▪ Meticulous attention to details, anticipate potential issues at an early stage before critical problems arise, asses a situation and take the appropriate action with minimal guidance.

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(POSTED 12/12/2018 - Updated 2/15/19)

Title: Associate Director/Senior Manager Gnotobiotics

Reports To (Title): VP, Research

Department: Research

Exempt/Non-exempt: Exempt

Job Location:  Mountain View, CA


Role: Reporting to the VP of Research, the gnotobiotic vivarium head, is responsible for creating and maintaining all aspects of a world-class breach-free vivarium facility. Key tasks include the following: ▪ Build a new gnotobiotic facility – including ordering, designing SOPs, testing and QCing sterility, maintaining the highest level of sterility requirements ▪ Build team – starting with one gnotobiotic technician, with potential to grow the team more after 18 months ▪ Maintain a gnotobiotic mouse facility. Responsibilities include mouse husbandry; breeding; maintaining cages; record keeping; cleaning of equipment and facility; ordering supplies; building, modifying, and sterilizing gnotobiotic isolators and other supplies. ▪ Collaborate with researchers to maintain controlled experiments and at the same time ensuring biologically relevant results. ▪ Assist scientific team in performing experiments with the gnotobiotic mice. This including but not limited to inoculation and sample collection. ▪ Maintaining a breach-free gnotobiotic vivarium and a colony to support all experimental needs for the company ▪ Communicate clearly, ability to work independently as well as on a team, and able to think critically as well as receptive to take guidance ▪ Meticulous attention to details, anticipate potential issues at an early stage before critical problems arise, asses a situation and take the appropriate action with minimal guidance.


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(POSTED 12/14/2018)


Animal Care Specialist--$2000 Sign On Bonus!

Job Location(s)US-CA-San Carlos

Job Number 2018-25157


Job Overview

To provide general animal facility maintenance and cleanliness and to dispense animal diets in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory agency guidelines. To monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and help maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance.

  • The scope of this position is within one facility to support Animal Operations across multiple studies daily.
  • Clean feeders, water bottles, animal caging, and other items. Clean and sanitize animal rooms or pens, hallways, stairways, and non-animal rooms.
  • Collects, records, and learns to review applicable hand recorded and computer generated data.
  • Operates and performs quality control checks on appropriate equipment.
  • Changes animal racks.
  • Provides clean waste removal system and changes air filters.
  • Set up housing and provide feed and water.
  • Dispense feed for use in animal studies.
  • Maintain equipment and log books.
  • Learns to observe animals for general health and general animal room standards.
  • Recognizes deviations from normal or expected outcomes based on known reference standards and makes recommendations to supervisor.
  • May train and instruct less experienced staff.
  • Maintains well documented laboratory records according to GLPs.
  • Recognizes and documents unusual occurrences and notifies supervisor.
  • Reports all animal care concerns and becomes involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action when necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • There are no external client-related job duties in this role. 

**$2000 Sign On Bonus for Qualified Candidates**

Education/Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level is desirable.

Experience

Prior experience in a cleaning role or working with animals is preferred.

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(POSTED 12/12/2018)

Veterinary Study Technician--$1000 Sign On Bonus!

Job Location(s)US-CA-San Carlos


Job Overview

Learns to coordinate activities involved in toxicology studies, performs technical procedures in various areas, collects data and documents pertinent information in compliance with appropriate SOP’s, GLP’s and regulatory agency guidelines.   Monitors animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and help maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance.

  • Administers animal care and medical treatments such as, but not limited to:
    • Prepares medical records
    • Animal restraint/handling
    • Suture removal
    • Bandage removal and or replacement
    • Surgery treatments
  • Venous catheterizations placement on a variety of species including, but not limited to non-human primate, mouse, rat, canine, rabbit, etc.
  • Give urgent treatments as directed by veterinarian staff (IV/ SQ fluids, oxygen therapy (mask or intubation), analgesics.)
  • Collects basic samples using appropriate techniques and submitting the samples.  May include blood, feces, urine, etc.
  • Learns to take and process radiographs; knows and understands radiation safety
  • Assist veterinarians by preparing wound, gathering supplies, monitoring during and after procedure.
  • Learns and performs basic suture techniques
  • Animal prep for surgery, including intubation, surgical scrub (aseptic technique), monitoring animals under anesthesia and recovery
  • Performs minor surgical procedures
  • Perform dental procedures- blunting, routine cleaning, and extractions.
  • Demonstrates effective QC and documentation skills

**$1000 Sign On Bonus for Qualified Candidates**

Education/Qualifications

  • Requires Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology
  • AALAS certification preferred
  • Certified Veterinary Technician Certification preferred

Experience

  • A minimum of six months experience at the level equivalent to a Study Technician III is preferred.
  • Experience may be substituted for education requirements.
  • Able to obtain pertinent information from computer systems.

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