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(Posted 10/14/19)

Title: Animal Care Technician II

Location: South San Francisco

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

·         Provide general & specialized husbandry following established Guidance Documents.

·         Recognize and report complex signs of clinical illness and provide treatment as instructed at the by veterinary staff.

·         Perform post-surgical observations and associated record keeping.

·         Perform basic technical skills such as fasting, body weights and food/water measurements.

·         Perform animal identification (ear notching, tattooing, microchip).

·         Set up breeding pairs, performing plug checks, conducting weaning and collecting samples for genotyping; maintain colony records.

·         Perform genotyping and database collection.

·         May provide study support on minimally invasive techniques including, but not limited to, treadmill acclamation, nair/shaving, tumor measurements, etc.

·         May provide instruction to others on husbandry and technical procedures.

·         Monitor and analyze trends in room log data.

·         Assist with receipt and shipments (exportation).

·         Perform sentinel and index sample collection procedures.

·         Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of operations and equipment.

·         Assist in scheduling various preventative and corrective maintenance tasks.

·         Assist in technical procedures (aseptic surgery, dosing, tissue collection, necropsy) as instructed.

·         Perform all other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or related discipline and 1 year related experience or CVT/LVT/RVT certification and one 1 years related research husbandry and technical experience OR High School Diploma/GED and two (2) years related research husbandry and technical experience required.

·         An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

·         Certification/Licensure:  AALAS certification at the ALAT level/CALAS initial level required. LAT preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

·         Basic science knowledge demonstrated by previous scientific coursework, and/or prior work experience in a scientific setting.  Basic understanding of the drug development process.

  • ·         Ability to demonstrate strong teamwork orientation; oral and written communication skills; attention to detail, organization, achieves work goals with minimum daily oversight, and superior customer service focus. Must demonstrate accountability and ethics in performance of daily responsibilities.

·         Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment. Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with clients, customers, coworkers, and supervisors.

·         Ability to read, write, speak and understand basic English.

·         Computer literacy in word processing and database record keeping helpful.

Benefits Offered:

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

For more detailed information please email: Genevieve.Corpuz@crl.com


(Posted 10/14/19)

Title: Animal Care Technician III

Location: South San Francisco

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

·         Perform general & specialized husbandry following established Guidance Documents.

·         Provide handling and restraint of regulated species.

·         Identify and report complex signs of clinical illness and provide treatment at the direct supervision of the veterinary staff.

·         Provide post-surgical observations and record keeping.

·         Perform glucose tolerance testing in accordance with approved protocols.

·         Demonstrated competence in rodent dosing: PO, IP, SQ and topical.

·         Perform rodent blood collection: tail, sub-mandibular, cardiac puncture, inhalation anesthesia induction, monitoring and recovery and necropsy as directed.

·         Conduct technical procedures such as dosing, tissue collection.

·         Provide training and mentorship to other departmental personnel on husbandry and technical procedures.

·         Responsible for proficiency in all departmental SOPs and all ACT I/II essential duties.

·         Perform all other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Education/Experience: Bachelors of Science degree in a Life Sciences discipline and two (2) years related experience or CVT/LVT/RVT certification and two (2) years directly related work experience in laboratory animal husbandry and technical skills as detailed above OR High School diploma/GED and four (4) years directly related work experience in laboratory animal husbandry and technical skills as detailed above required.

·         An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

·         Certification/Licensure: AALAS Certification at the LAT level preferred.

·         Other:   Basic computer skills required. 

Benefits Offered:

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

For more detailed information please email: Genevieve.Corpuz@crl.com


(Posted 10/14/19)

Title: Facility Manager 1

Location: Carlsbad, CA

JOB SUMMARY

Supervise personnel and operations to maintain performance levels consistent with and according to company standards for the contract.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provides daily direction and supervision to animal care technicians (levels I, and II) to maintain quality performance of departmental and client objectives, including meeting/exceeding departmental standards for cagewash facilities operation, facilities condition, sanitation levels and facility security.  Coordinates personnel scheduling with business activities.
  • Builds competence among employees through conducting appropriate training activities and through appropriate supervision related activities (e.g. recruitment, separation, performance appraisal, disciplinary actions, etc.).  Participates in employee programs and activities. 

·         Monitor staff to ensure compliance and adherence to policies and procedures. Conducts routine inspection of facilities, equipment and materials to determine the degree to which established levels of materials availability, animal facility support, sanitation levels, environmental parameters and security are being met/exceeded.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of site-specific standard operating procedures (SOP's), in compliance with all state, federal and industry requirements. Oversees adherence to site SOP's and all required documentation related to department.  Coordinates operations with the assistance of staff support departments and personnel.
  • Supervises record maintenance at the facility and room level.  Generates and submits internal and external reports in the required formats and timeframe. Reports to management on operations-related issues.
  • Monitors and coordinates preventive maintenance and certification on racks and equipment used in the animal facility; repair of same as necessary and general organization and up-keep of physical environment in areas of responsibility.
  • Participates as required in the development of projections for equipment, supplies and personnel needed to effectively operate the facilities in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal requirements.
  • Actively interacts with customers as required to solve customer requests, inquiries, and complaints and to provide technical assistance.
  • Oversees consistent practice of general company and safety policies and procedures and SDS guidelines, including those related to biohazards and radioactive substances.  Supervises in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Supports and affirms the company policy of Equal Opportunity through Affirmative Action.
  • Reports all incidents involving Animal Welfare to their supervisor and/or Animal Welfare Specialist.
  • Maintains required attendance level and adherence to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.

·         Perform all other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Education:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.  AA degree in related field and/or AALAS certification as identified below.

·         Experience:  Minimum five (5) years’ experience in a laboratory animal facility and minimum one year of supervisory experience in a comparable environment required.

·         Certification/Licensure: Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) certification if not degree, otherwise must be obtained within one year of eligibility.

·         An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

Benefits Offered:

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

For more detailed information please email: Genevieve.Corpuz@crl.com



(Posted 10/14/19)

Title: Associate Operations Manager

Location: San Diego, CA

JOB SUMMARY

Provide Operations Management support to IS Clients in San Diego and its surrounding areas, including supervisory, technical, administrative, caretaking or cagewash duties as assigned. Responsibilities range from technical duties for multiple species including breeding colony management, dosing and husbandry.  Maintain, monitor and document the health, production, post-operative care and physical environment within the customer's varied animal care environments, and in some cases euthanasia on multiple species.  Species may include rodents and other small animals.  May be required to perform general husbandry and cagewash duties to ensure proper compliance of animal research facilities.  Maintain performance levels consistent with and according to company standards.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

·         Act as corporate liaison to designated contract business clients to assess contract performance, including meeting/exceeding standards with respect to animal health and welfare, facilities condition, sanitation levels and facility security.  Report findings to IS management with recommendations for improvements.

·         Serve as temporary backfill for Project Managers during leaves of absence, vacations, key personnel vacancies or new contract startups.

·         Work with Operations Management and HR staff to investigate personnel problems and assist in developing performance improvement plans, provide counseling and disciplinary actions to employees in accordance with company policies and procedures. 

·         Generate and submit internal and external reports in the required formats and timeframes.  Report to supervisor on operations-related issues.  Prepare and submit required written records, charts, logs and inventories as requested by supervisor and/or client. 

·         Process expense report and other administrative duties requested for each site.

·         Be able to act as a back up to monitor daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations and animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, including but not limited to: providing appropriate food and water; performing cage changing and/or cage cleaning; performing daily water bottle/automatic water line and cage checks; recording animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols.

·         Review, comprehend and comply with all SOP's and quality assurance standards pertaining to specific areas. Care for and maintain laboratory animals in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act and the “Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals”, as well as site policies and guidelines and other pertinent regulations and policies.

·         Provide guidance to employees in the performance of technical support and husbandry responsibilities including but not limited to: animal handling and restraint, animal identification (ear tagging, ear punch, tattooing), breeding colony management of rodents (sexing and weaning, tail snips, ear tagging, plug checks), blood and tissue collection and processing, injections (IP, IM, SQ, IV), medical treatments as directed, clinical observations, and assist with research procedures as directed.

·         Assist with Operations Managerial activities and functions including but not limited to: training (training skills assessment and evaluation, training material development, onsite training) QA, onsite supervisory oversight of facility operations and personnel, and deliverable report preparation.

·         Assist managers and trainers to orient new animal care personnel with facility and company policies, work rules and guidelines.

·         Maintain accurate records and database management: of animal breeding, health, and housing/isolator or support areas as required by site and regulations.

·         Provide environmental enrichment feed and other enrichment stimuli and /or provide behavioral assessments.

·         Receive, inspect and put away incoming animals and complete related receiving duties. Assist with receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories.

·         Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedure. Comply with safety policies and procedures and MSDS guidelines, including those related to biohazards and radioactive substances.

·         Maintain required attendance levels and adherence to work schedules in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.

·         Performs other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Education:  HS/GED required; Associates Degree or Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Animal Science, Biology or Life Sciences or related field preferred. 

·         Experience:  Three to five years of experience in multiple species animal care and handling, with demonstrated experience in providing technical skills support.  Supervisory experience preferred, successful performance in a non-supervisory leadership role required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

·         Certification/Licensure:  AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician level (LAT) required.

·         Other:

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Outlook, word processing and database record keeping required. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive, professional working relationships with all levels of management, clients and staff.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple responsibilities and function independently, as well as within a team environment, with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, and industry regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and respond in a timely manner to the needs of the assigned contract, to ensure that excellent customer service is provided.
  • Must exhibit basic knowledge and understanding of animal husbandry procedures for multiple species, including rodents, rabbits, carnivore and ungulates, non-human primates and aquatics.
  • Ability to identify sick animals and provide medical treatments as prescribed.
  • Ability to take on new tasks and perform daily routines with minimal supervision.
  • Basic knowledge of technical animal injection skills (IP, IM and IV injections, standard blood collection and tail vein injections) on multiple species.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.

·         The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

·         Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to laboratory animal caging of various species including mice, rats, and other rodents and possibly rabbits, and is regularly exposed to potential allergens, including animal dander.

·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, biohazard materials/agents, infectious disease and risk of electrical shock.

·         The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Benefits Offered:

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

For more detailed information please email: Genevieve.Corpuz@crl.com



(Posted 9/27/19)

Title: Assistant Scientific Researcher

Location: South San Francisco

The Position

The mission of Translational Oncology is to discover new targets and identify and characterize first- and best-in-class clinical candidates. We help guide clinical development of these drugs though a deep understanding of their unique mechanisms of action, define patient populations that are most likely to respond and biomarkers predictive of this response. The In Vivo Pharmacology team provide xenograft, PDX, and syngeneic in vivo model systems to validate drug targets and identify drug candidates for advancement into clinical trials. We define pharmacodynamic-pharmacokinetic-efficacy relationships and use this information to inform drug exposure targets in the clinic.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate can expect to spend approximately 75% of their time supporting in vivo studies for primary investigators with administration of test compounds via PO, IP, SC, IV routes in a sterile lab environment, sample collections (RO, various tissues), some animal husbandry tasks, and assisting with other related requests. The remaining 25% of the time will be focus on general laboratory managerial duties such as stocking, assistance with lab equipment calibrations, maintaining lab cleanliness, and appropriately disposing of biohazardous and chemical waste. These percentages may fluctuate depending on business needs.

Additional responsibilities for this position include health checks , assisting with transplants or surgeries, performing procedures requiring anesthesia, performing pre-lab checks prior to lab inspections, preparing sterile packs, assisting to ensure lab equipment are calibrated and working with biohazardous and chemical materials.

Requirements:

This position will require the candidate to be on a quarterly rotational work schedule of: Working both weekend days and three weekdays (days off TBD) or One weekend day (Sat or Sun) and four weekdays (days off TBD) In addition, the candidate must have flexibility with regard to start/end time, as shifts outside of regular business hours may be required due to business needs.

Note: The workday will not exceed 8 hours, regardless of start/end time (unless overtime or comp time is discussed in advance and with managers approval). Candidate must also be able/available to work holidays and provide work coverage to their team mates, as needed.

Shift assignments are subject to change depending upon business needs.

Qualifications:

Education: AA degree + 2 years relevant biotech in vivo lab experience or Vet Tech + AALAS certifications (ALAT, LAT, LATG) or BA/BS in Biology or other related field Candidate is expected to be proficient in basic murine in vivo handling, dosing, and sample collection techniques. Computer proficiency, especially knowledge and use of emails, calendar, Google documents, Excel, and a basic knowledge of databases are necessary. Must be honest, dependable and have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently or in a team setting. Must be capable of standing, lifting, kneeling, bending, etc. for extended periods of time. Must be willing to work with potentially hazardous materials and be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Excellent skills in communication, organization, flexibility, follow procedural instructions and an eagerness to learn are essential. Experience with in vivo oncology research a plus.

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work. Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.


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(Posted 9/27/19)

Title: Animal Technician (9525C) #1739

Location: Main Campus-Berkeley, CA

The Office of Laboratory Animal Care (OLAC) is responsible for managing a centralized program of animal care and use on the UC Berkeley campus.  The department consists of veterinary, administrative and animal husbandry personnel.

Responsibilities

Under close supervision, Animal Technicians will perform routine animal husbandry tasks to include the cleaning, feeding, and watering of laboratory animals; the cleaning of cages/enclosures, related ancillary equipment; and the maintenance of animal care areas on the UC Berkeley campus.

CLEANING & SANITIZATION

  • Operate a cage washer for cleaning and sanitizing animal cages and cage supplies through automatic and manual processes.
  • Operate sterilizer machine in order to sterilize caging equipment for the animals.
  • Dispose of animal refuse and soiled bedding properly. 
  • Clean and maintain animal care areas by scrubbing down the ceilings, walls, and floors at prescribed intervals following departmental procedures.
ANIMAL CARE DUTIES
  • Perform routine animal husbandry tasks including cleaning, watering, feeding, and grooming of laboratory animals pre recommended guidelines and regulations.  
  • Clean and repair cages/enclosures and related ancillary equipment following departmental procedures.
  • Observe animal daily.  Report health concerns or abnormalities to the Veterinary staff promptly.
  • Complete all required documentation completely and contemporaneously. 
  • Maintain documentation, reports, and logs including: animal identification cards and inventory records, room environment reports, environmental enrichment logs, and cage washing and/or autoclaving logs.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned by supervisor.
  • Perform euthanasia on rodents under the direction of the Veterinarian Staff
TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Attend and participate in on-the-job and classroom training sessions.
  • Complete all assigned computer based safety and professional development training by predetermined due dates.
  • Communicate procedural questions and self-identified training deficiencies to supervisor and training staff.
  • Provide procedural mentoring to other staff as instructed by supervisor.
Required Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of hygienic principles and basic animal husbandry.
  • Applies specialized knowledge of animal husbandry procedures to ensure that research animals are being cared for in accordance with NIH, OSHA, USDA, and AWA guidelines and regulations.
  • Applies knowledge of individual facility SOPs to ensure that they are being properly implemented.
  • Skill in providing humane care and maintenance to several species of animals and providing proper restraint for several species of animals.
  • Skill in reading English and numbers to be able to follow instructions, maintain records and identify specific animals.
  • Ability to work in an animal research environment which requires continuous contact with animals.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pound bags of feed, bedding or animals.  Ability to push up to 300-pound cage racks.
  • Ability to understand established guidelines for humane care and welfare of laboratory animals as described by “Guide for The Care and Use of Laboratory Animals”.
  • Ability to euthanize rats and mice using CO2 chambers.  Must be able to follow the procedures for euthanasia including the use of the CO2 chamber, as well as be able to ascertain that death has occurred.  Knowledge of appropriate labeling and disposal of the animals euthanized, including bio-hazardous animals.   
  • Basic computer skills to enter animal health reports in departmental data base.

Education/Training:

Graduation from high school; or an equivalent combination of education and experience and knowledge’s and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. In all of the above Minimum Qualifications, work experience evidencing reliability and the capacity to learn and assume responsibility for the routine animal caretaking functions may be substituted for high school education, on the basis of one year of work experience for one year of education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply the concept of contamination control practices including engineering, administrative, and procedural controls for the containment of pathogens, including disinfection, and waste handling methods appropriate for work in bio-containment animal facilities up to BSL2 level with BSL3 practices.
  • Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician certification from AALAS 

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(Posted 9/27/19)

Title: Animal Care Supervisor II (6249U) #1772

Location: Main Campus-Berkeley, CA

The Office of Laboratory Animal Care (OLAC) is responsible for managing a centralized program of animal care and use on the UC Berkeley campus.  The department consists of veterinary, administrative and animal husbandry personnel.

Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the Laboratory Animal Care & Admin. Manager, incumbent is responsible for the direct day-to-day administration of the animal’s husbandry services of the Office of Laboratory Animal Care (OLAC), provide supervision and training for the employees in the animal technician series, coordinate para-veterinary activities, and manage OLAC vivarium facilities.  Incumbent prioritizes and completes on-going tasks independently following established departmental guidelines, University polices, and Federal, State, & Local regulations.  The Laboratory Animal Care & Admin. Manager evaluates work periodically.  

Personnel Management

  • Supervises directly and through others the daily operations of OLAC vivarium facilities, ensuring that research animals receive proper husbandry and care and that the facility is in compliance with regulations and guidelines set by the department, the university and governmental agencies.
  • Participate in the interview and selection process and make recommendations on hiring, corrective action, layoffs and dismissals. 
  • Identifies training needs and ensures necessary training is conducted.
  • Ensures proper and timely reporting of animal records, and supervises the collection of data for recharge billing.
  • Assigns/Delegates work to all employees in the animal series
  • Evaluate daily performance of the employees
  • Monitor daily attendance records and prepares weekend, holiday, and vacations schedules.  
  •  Monitor acquisition, receipt, storage and issue of supplies and animals. 
  •  Monitor current inventory of supplies including bedding, feed, cleaning materials and husbandry supplies. 
  • Provide input for short and long-range planning needs. 
  • Prepare written documents and memos as needed.

Facility Management

  • Coordinate space availability with the principal investigators for proper housing of animals in various OLAC facilities. 
  • Conduct annual equipment inventory and submit report to the Laboratory Animal Care & Admin. Manager 
  • Escort Federal and Local Governmental inspectors and site visitors through the facilities to ascertain compliance with Federal and Local Animal Welfare Laws, Regulations, and Guidelines. 
  • Conduct periodic inspections of the facilities to insure compliance with CAL-OSHA and Campus Research and Occupation Safety measures.

Quality Assurance

  • Conduct inspections of the vivarium’s facilities to ensure quality and quantity of work performance of services rendered including proper caging of animals, proper separation of species, humane care and welfare of animals, proper sanitation, proper feed & water, and proper facility maintenance. 
  • Oversee all aspects of husbandry care, ensuring that daily procedures are being implemented as outlined in departmental SOPs.  Quality control is maintained by inspections of the facility to determine that NIH, OSHA, USDA, and AWA guidelines and regulations are being met or exceeded. 
  • Report deficiencies to the Laboratory Animal Care & Admin. Manager & Vet Staff and problem solve to formulate a resolution.  Contact Physical Plant or other appropriate campus personnel about equipment repair or replacement.
  • Maintain written records of the repairs and follows up with Physical Plant to ensure timely and efficient completion of each item reported.
  • Troubleshoots and solves animal husbandry-related problems.
Animal Husbandry
  • Perform all animal care duties/cleaning & sanitizing/facility responsibilities as outlined in PAT, SAT & AT job descriptions.

Required Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of the standards and guidelines of the “Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals” to insure proper and humane husbandry is provided by subordinate staff. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people of varying degrees of veterinary medical training, faculty, and staff. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, administrators, peers, and subordinates. 
  • Skills in motivating others, stimulating people to effective action. 
  • Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workloads and to set priorities which reflect the relative importance of job duties.  
  • Skill in discussing a variety of job-related topics on short or no notice. 
  • Knowledge of cleaning and sanitizing agents and their proper application to insure that a clean and healthful environment is maintained. 
  • Ability to lift feed bags up to 50lbs, to handle animals up to 100 lbs, and to push racks up to 300 lbs.  

Education/Training:

Graduation from college with a degree in an area of biological science, or high school graduation plus completion of a Veterinary Laboratory Animal Training Program equivalent to the Laboratory Animal Technologist certification of the AALAS, and four years of related animal care experience with demonstrated supervisory ability; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge’s and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

Licenses or certifications required, if any:

Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) certification from AALAS 

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(Posted 8/19/19)

Title: Surgical Specialist 

Location:  San Carlos, CA

Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

 

We have a great opportunity for a Surgical Specialist to join our team in San Carlos, CA.  This role provides surgical support to client studies in an effort to ensure successful study outcomes and client satisfaction. This role requires a strong command of anesthetic management, pre-op and post care, and familiarity with imaging equipment such as fluoroscopy, x-ray, intravascular and transesophageal ultrasound. Due to the interaction between sponsor and Covance departments, strong communication skills are key to this position. The Surgical Specialist should be able to support the OR Supervisor as needed and perform all OR Technician duties.

 

Covance's work in developing new therapeutics has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work!

 

What we’re looking for in you:

·         Bachelor’s degree in a health related field preferred (preferably Animal Science) or equivalent experience.  

·         Course work in biology, physiology or veterinary technology preferred or equivalent experience.

·         Knowledgeable in anatomy and interventional techniques within the cardio, peripheral and neuro vascular areas.

·         Experience with assisting in general surgery, cardiovascular and orthopedic procedures preferred.

·         Must have strong command of anesthetic management, pre-op and post case and familiarity with imaging equipment including fluoroscopy, x-ray, intravascular, and transesophageal ultrasound.

·         Experience using fluoroscopy and ultrasound equipment (IVUS, ICE, TEE, TTE, Vascular).

·         Knowledge of interventional radiology techniques a plus. ASR Certification strongly desired at the SRA for Surgical Specialist preferred or equivalent.

Why People choose to work at Covance

At Covance, it’s our people that make us great – it’s what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You’ll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond.  We help our clients develop medicines that improve health and improve lives of their family and friends.

 

If interested, apply on line to www.careers.covance.com  req# 2018-26005.

Covance is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



(Posted 8/19/19)

Title: Veterinary Study Technician (Research Assistant)

Location:  San Carlos, CA

Interested in Veterinary Science? Animal Surgical Procedures? New Drug and Medical Device Development?

We have a great opportunity for a Veterinary Study Technician (Research Assistant) in our Safety Assessment team at our San Carlos, CA medical device testing lab. Covance’s work in developing new pharmaceutical and medical device solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work. Help improve patients' lives while growing your career.

In this role, you will learn to coordinate activities involved in toxicology studies, perform technical procedures in various areas, collect data and document pertinent information in compliance with appropriate SOP’s, GLP’s and regulatory agency guidelines. You will also monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and help maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.

***$1,000 Sign-On Bonus***

If interested apply on-line to www.careers.covance.com req #2019-33714

Covance is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


(Posted 8/19/19)

Title: Veterinary Study Technician (Research Assistant)

Location:  San Carlos, CA


(Posted 8/19/19)

Title: Animal Care Specialist (Animal Technician) 

Location:  San Carlos, CA

Interested in Animal Care and Animal Husbandry?

 

We have a great opportunity for an Animal Care Specialist (Animal Technician) in our Safety Assessment team at our San Carlos, CA medical device testing lab. Covance’s work in developing new pharmaceutical and medical device solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work. Help improve patients' lives while growing your career.

 

In this role, you will provide general animal facility maintenance and cleanliness and to dispense animal diets in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory agency guidelines. You will also 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.
  • There are no external client-related job duties in this role. 

If interested please apply on-line to www.careers.covance.com req # 2019-33316.

**$2,000 Sign-on Bonus for Qualified Candidates**

Covance is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



(Posted 7/24/19)

Title: Senior Account Manager

Location:  San Francisco, CA

Mispro Biotech Services is seeking a Senior Account Manager to be responsible to network, market and sell to potential clients in Mispro’s San Francisco location. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of the sales process, from prospecting to contract negotiation. The candidate will report directly to the Director of Sales. 

The ideal candidate must have at least 10 years’ experience in a consultative sales position with a proven, successful track record of achievement. Experience in Biotech, and in particular, pre-clinical research, a plus. 

 

A Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related, or scientific discipline specific to pre-clinical research, is required. 

Essential Functions:

·        Through appropriate solicitation, contact client/potential clients with the intent of selling our services.

·        Present our capabilities to client/potential clients.

·        Attend all important networking/selling events on our US geographical sites

·        Prepare for revision all proposals for new clients in the current and future multiuser facilities

·        Manage on-going relationship with current clients

·        Follow-up with client/potential clients to identify and develop business opportunities.

·        Support contract negotiations.

·        Keep management informed of proposals and contract status.

·        Manage awarded contract transition to Operations.

·        Maintain routine contact with potential client regardless of proposal award status.

·        Maintain the highest standard of ethics in the conduct of business and relations with whomever the candidate does business or is associated with.

Candidate must:

·        Be driven to achieve and exceed quota on a quarterly basis

·        Show evidence of a capacity to build strong relationships with clients.

·        Excel and thrive in a fast-paced environment

·        Have functioned as a team player and communicated effectively with all levels of an organization.

·        Have outstanding written, oral, organizational, and interpersonal skill.

·        Be capable of handling multiple projects and have excellent telephone skills for prospecting new leads (cold calling)

·        Numerous contacts, relationships and experience in the San Francisco Biotech market a plus

Mispro Biotech Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mispro Biotech Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

Mispro Biotech Services expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Mispro Biotech Services employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. 

Job Type: Full-time 

Education:

·        Bachelor's (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

·        Paid time off – vacation, floating holiday, personal days, and holidays

·        Sick leave

·        Parental leave

·        Health insurance

·        Dental insurance

·        Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs

·        Other types of insurance

·        Retirement benefits or accounts

·        Education assistance or tuition reimbursement

·        Employee discounts

·        Flexible schedules

Management:

·        Key Leader

Send Resumes to Bill Glencross at bglencross@mispro.com

(Posted 7/24/19)

Title: Senior Account Manager

Location:  San Francisco, CA


(Posted 7/24/19)

Title: Animal Care Technician

Location: Charles River Laboratories - South San Francisco, CA

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 us, 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

Under close supervision, provide cage wash, general husbandry and/or investigative support following established protocols/guidance documents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

·         Provide general husbandry and perform cage change procedures following customer Guidance Documents.

·         Perform daily health observations with demonstrated ability to recognize and report abnormalities and common signs of illness

·         Prepare and stock room supplies

·         Operate husbandry-related equipment (e.g. cage washers, autoclaves, laminar air flow cabinets, etc.) using approved validation technologies.

·         Wash, autoclave and prepare caging and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or related discipline or CVT/LVT/RVT and no experience OR High School Diploma/GED and one (1) year related husbandry and technical experience required.

Benefits Offered:

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

For more detailed information please email: Genevieve.Corpuz@crl.com



(Posted 7/24/19)

Title: Study Technician I

Location: Charles River Laboratories - South San Francisco, CA

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 us, 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

Under minimum supervision, provide study support, general husbandry and occasional cagewash support following established protocols/guidance documents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

·         Develop an understanding of and regularly utilize available information resources and systems (e.g., SOPs, policies, computer applications).

·         Assemble, set up, and operate any necessary experimental equipment.

·         Conduct laboratory procedures in compliance with established protocols/plans and with regulatory and laboratory requirements.

·         Document experimental data in technical notebooks or approved electronic files including activities undertaken, existing conditions, observed results and variation from expected data patterns.

·         Record and prepare data for inclusion in project reports.

·         With guidance from scientific management, maintain a technical knowledge and understanding in his/her assigned area of responsibility.

·         Able to perform the following techniques:

·         Oral gavage in rodents

·         IV, SQ, IP, IM injection techniques in rodents

·         Blood collection:

·         Tail vein in rodents

·         Orbital sinus in rodents

·         Cardiac in rodents

·         Necropsy and tissue collection

·         Rodent euthanasia via exsanguination preceded by administration of CO2 or anesthesia; cervical dislocation preceded by administration of CO2 or anesthesia; or, administration of CO2.

·         Provide general husbandry as needed and perform cage change procedures following customer Guidance Documents.

·         Perform daily health observations with demonstrated ability to recognize and report abnormalities and common signs of illness

·         Handle and restrain rodents.

·         Interact with other personnel within the department, key support groups and the division, to develop a network of resources to facilitate completion of assignments.

·         Good communication and interpersonal skills

·         Perform all other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Education/Experience: Bachelors of Science degree in a Life Sciences discipline and two (2) years related experience or CVT/LVT/RVT certification and two (2) years directly related work experience in laboratory animal husbandry and technical skills as detailed above OR High School diploma/GED and four (4) years directly related work experience in laboratory animal husbandry and technical skills as detailed above required.

·         An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

·         Certification/Licensure: AALAS Certification at the LAT level preferred.

·         Other:   Basic computer skills required. 

Benefits Offered:

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

For more detailed information please email: Genevieve.Corpuz@crl.com


(Posted 7/24/19)

Title: Histology Technician II

Location: Charles River Laboratories - South San Francisco, CA

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 us, 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

Perform basic histology and necropsy procedures, become more autonomous. Performs slide preparation, necropsy procedures, gross trimming and disposition of materials. Review data and slides for quality control.

·         Perform basic histology procedures (processing, embedding, microtomy, cryosectioning, staining, cover slipping and slide scanning) in accordance with scheduling and quality measures.

·         Conduct all slide labeling and tissue cassette printing

·         Learn and perform advanced histology procedures (slide QC, special stains, thick/thin sectioning).

·         Perform necropsy procedures including but not limited to; blood and tissue collection, fixation (including perfusion, snap freezing, OCT embedding), fresh tissue trimming and organ weights.

·         Be able to differentiate normal from abnormal tissue.

·         Learn/know correct anatomic terms.

·         Receive samples, complete tracking documentation, and prepare pathology materials and data for shipment and archiving.

·         Maintain accurate instrument records including but not limited to; performance, maintenance reagent usage and waste disposal.

·         Assist in maintaining all necessary supplies to ensure the running of necropsy and core histology procedures.

·         Receive, label and store laboratory supplies.

·         Participate in the development and implementation of core histology-specific guidance documents.

·          Adhere to all core histology operational procedures and all required documentation related to the function.

·         Conduct routine quality assurance through self-inspection to confirm that core histology standards are met.

·         Maintain required attendance level and adherence to work schedule.

·         Under the direction of the pathology management, assist in training of junior staff.

·         Review laboratory documents for accuracy, completeness and compliance to study specific requirements.

·         Be adherent to all CRL and client health and safety practices and procedures

·         May cross-train in other areas of pathology.

·         Perform all other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Education:  Associates degree or equivalent in a biological science preferred.

·         Experience:  3 years of pathology laboratory experience

·         An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

·         Certification/Licensure: HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) preferred.

·         Placement at this level requires successful completion/competency of the required tasks of the position preceding this level.

·          Other:  Knowledge of Health & Safety standards and department policies and procedures. Must be able to perform effectively as a team member, accurately record data, follow verbal and written instructions, maintain a positive work atmosphere, communicate effectively, and interact in a professional manner with management, coworkers, and sponsors.  Placement at this level requires successful completion/competency of the required tasks of the position(s) preceding this level. Experience with computer software programs is preferred.

Benefits Offered:

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

For more detailed information please email: Genevieve.Corpuz@crl.com



(Posted 7/8/19)

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 7/8/19)

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 6/24/19)

Title: Assistant Animal Technician

Office of Research

Full Time

SOR8963A

The Department of Animal Research Services (DARS) is a “self-supporting” unit within the Office of Research that purchases, provides space for, and maintains a variety of laboratory animals used in biomedical research and teaching.

The role of this position is to work under supervision in DARS space that houses animals and to provide adequate care including feeding, cleaning and delivery of animals/supplies following all regulations set forth by federal, state and university policies.

ANIMAL CARE
In a training capacity incumbent will:
• Change cages, feed and water a variety of animals used in biomedical research.
• Change racks two times per month per schedule.
• Set up rooms for incoming animals according to all federal, state and UC requirements and regulations.

ANIMAL HEALTH
In a training capacity, incumbent will:
• Learn to recognize sick and unthrifty animals and report such to the Attending
Veterinarian, Research Investigator, and Supervisor using correct terminology as instructed.
• Weigh and identify animals in accordance to regulations.
• Learn technical skills such as injections and venipunctures.
• Euthanize animals according to approved IACUC protocols and AVMA Panel on
Euthanasia.

DISINFECTION /SANITATION
In a training capacity, incumbent will:
• Disinfect and sanitize rooms using different agents in and around animal rooms prior to receipt of animals and during their setup on a scheduled basis.
• Utilize cage washers, rack washers, and autoclaves to sterilize cages, bedding and water bottles.

RECORD KEEPING
In a training capacity, incumbent will:
• Perform record keeping duties such as per diem charges, feed logs, temperature and air exchange gauge charts.

MAINTENANCE
In a training capacity, incumbent will:
• Learn to use small hand tools to repair racks.

Qualifications:   • High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Prior animal handling experience preferred.
• Ability to learn feeding, caging, and space requirements for all species of laboratory animals.
• Ability to comprehend written orders and agency regulations.
• Ability to learn federal and other licensing agencies’ regulations.
• Skill to distinguish between normal and sick animals, normal and abnormal behavior and unthrifty animals preferred.
• Skill to differentiate between cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing techniques and appropriately utilize learned methods preferred.
• Ability to learn use of small hand tools.
• Ability to perform injections and venipunctures preferred.
 
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(Posted 5/23/19)

Title: Animal Health Technician III

Laboratory Animal Resource Center

Full Time

52398BR

Under the general supervision of the responsible veterinarian and the Animal Health Technician (AHT) Supervisor, the AHT III performs assigned responsibilities, as well as technical and administrative responsibilities to facilitate the daily operations of the animal health and welfare, and research support programs of LARC. The AHT III performs the daily para-veterinary health care procedures and research services in the lab animal setting. The AHT III must be able to perform all of the duties required of an AHT II. This position requires ability to maintain a great degree of confidentiality. 

In addition, the AHT III level is responsible for more complex animal health and experimental surgical issues and must be able to perform the required tasks independently and in an unsupervised manner. 

The job involves the ability to lift 30 pounds; working with animals of various sizes for periods of up to 4-5 hours.

LARC is a 24-hour, seven days per week operation, requiring weekend, Holiday, and emergency coverage by Animal Health Technicians on a rotational basis.

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(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 Manager


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 3/4/19)

Title: Laboratory Animal Research Position



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