Manage activities of the laboratory to include administrative tasks, meeting finanacial objectives, meeting study milestones, and training, coordinating activities between the laboratory and other groups within and external to the pathology department. Responsible for coordination, planning and scheduling of laboratory projects. Oversee departmental procedures for sample receipt, handling, tracking, transfer, shipping, etc. Manage activities of assigned group(s) to ensure effective performance of function. Interview and participate in the selection of qualified exempt- and non-exempt level departmental personnel. Recommend, review and approve personnel actions, including hiring, promotions and raises. Partner with Human Resources in the handling of disciplinary issues. Monitor performance of direct reports. Provide regular coaching and counseling. Prepare and deliver salary and performance reviews.
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a biological science preferred.
Experience: 5 years of pathology laboratory experience preferred. Previous experience supervising and/or managing a laboratory under GLP regulations is required.
Certification: HT (ASCP) or HLT (ASCP) required
Physical Demands: Employees must be able to lift, move, manipulate, and/or hold heavy objects up to and including 50 pounds; this includes work materials, equipment, and/or animals. Must be able to perform laboratory procedures, which require, talking, hearing, standing or sitting for long periods of time, entering data into a computer, using appropriate instruments, reaching with hands and arms, working in narrow spaces, and wearing safety euqipment (PPE) according to OSHA regulations and company standards. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
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.
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