Resource Coordination Specialist

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 e perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.



Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced¬ Resource Coordination Specialist¬ for our Safety Assessment site located in Shrewsbury, MA.


The Resource Coordination Specialist¬ will be¬ responsible for animal procurement, animal facility planning, placement, utilization and capacity, conditioning scheduling and vendor management. They will act as the facility purchasing agent for animal procurement. The Resource Coordination Specialist will also be responsible for tracking, expensing and inventory of goods receipt. They will analyze data and schedules to coordinate the planning, placement, utilization and capacity for the animal colonies and animal rooms. Ensure related databases are maintained.


The following are minimum requirements related to the Resource Coordination Specialist¬  position.


  • Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in life science or related discipline.

  • Experience:¬  1+ years related experience in laboratory animal setting and scheduling.

  • 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 ALAT level desired.

  • Other:¬  Effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines, take initiative in generating solutions, and to work independently. Considerable knowledge of GLPs. Computer literate in Word, Access and Excel.


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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.

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 70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

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

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.

More Jobs

Career Resource Specialist - Human Services
Lowell, MA Work Opportunities Unlimited
Career Resource Specialist - Human Services
Gardner, MA Work Opportunities Unlimited
Team Leader/Career Resource Specialist - Human...
Lynn, MA Work Opportunities Unlimited
Shipping and Logistics Coordinator
Cambridge, MA Education First
Senior Communications Specialist
Westwood, MA Eversource Energy
Bi - Lingual Portuguese or Spanish Home Care C...
Boston, MA National Senior Care Home Health Services