Shipping Coordinator

Job type: Full-Time
Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Distribution, Logistics and Supply Chain
Education: High School
Salary: 24$/hr
Location: Laval, QC
Posted: May 10, 2024
Closes: June 10, 2024

For 75 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.

As a Shipping Coordinator for our team located in Laval, you will mainly be responsible to coordinate, verify and perform shipment of Test/Control Item, biological samples and equipment.

In this role, primary responsibilities include: 

  • Verify and organize Test Materials/Specimens/Equipment and/or live animals for Shipment
  • Shipment Packing/Labeling/Marking and tracking
  • Deal with Study directors plan shipment of their study materials
  • Verify and organize shipment through border via company courier
  • Fill appropriate documentation for shipment purposes
  • Ensure that work performed is in accordance with the requirements of a study plan and in full compliance
  • with GLP, where these conditions apply
  • Substitute and/or assist department colleagues
  • Perform any other reasonable tasks that may be required

We are looking for the following minimum qualifications for this role: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of logistics, IATA and DOT certification, an asset
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered an acceptable substitute for the specific education and experience as listed above.
  • Knowledge and application of GLP, an asset
  • Reading English is required. Bilingualism is preferable
  • Attention to detail and meticulous.

Role Specific Information: 

  • Location: Laval / Free parking / Montmorency metro nearby
  • Salary: $24/hr
  • Annual bonus based on performance.
  • Regular working hours are 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., but may be subject to change depending on current studies.
  • Permanent position upon hire, full time at 37.5 hours per week

Why Charles River?

  • Competitive benefits as of the hiring. We pay up to 85% of premiums (health & dental coverage)
  • Paid development training
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Access to a doctor and various health professionals (telemedicine)
  • Vacation & Personal day policy
  • Many social activities

If you are interested in contributing to the well-being of our communities, not only across the country but around the world, please join us. This is Your Moment.

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 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 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.

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 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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 [email protected]. 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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