Formulation Technician – Sherbrooke

Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Clinical Research
Location: Sherbrooke, QC
Posted: November 18, 2022
Closes: December 18, 2022

Job description:

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Pharmacy Technician Sherbrooke

How you will make an impact

The pharmacy department is the first stage of the preclinical study process. Each new medication is very valuable to our clients and our work involves preparing it based on their instructions. The formulated doses are then passed on to the Tox group that works with the animals so that possible side effects of these medications can be detected.

Why Charles River?

We offer an excellent welcome program for new employees as well as opportunities for in-house advancement and career development. We also offer the following additional benefits:

As of your first day:

• Competitive benefits: we pay 90% of insurance premiums (medical and dental coverage).

• Access to a savings and retirement program that includes an employer contribution.

• Vacation and personal leave policy.

• A free telemedicine application for you and your family.

• Free parking.

What you will be working on?

The Pharmacy Technician (formulations) prepares the dosage formulations based on the requisition provided by the Formulation Specialist. Another responsibility is preparing the material and drafting the studies while following the study plan indications. You will also be responsible for distributing the dosage formulations to the Tox Technicians, the formulation samples to the Analytical Chemistry Analysts and the tested product to the other departments.

What kind of person are we looking for?

We are looking for a motivated, self-driven and meticulous person with a DEC in Science or a DEP in Pharmacy technical assistance. Good communication skills. French (4/5) and English (3/5). Must be physically fit, able to lift loads of up to 15 kg occasionally and able to work in a standing position for most of the day. If you love working in a team, have a positive attitude and can adapt to change, apply now so you can BE the difference!

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.

About Safety Assessment

Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to [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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