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Crew/Maintenance Worker

For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of 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, you skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can fell passionate about.


BASIC SUMMARY:


Perform and/or assist with duties related to house recycle, minor equipment repair, flock removal and blood testing.


 


ESSENTAIL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  



  • Perform house recycle including disassemble of houses and related equipment, washing, repairing, sanitizing and reassembling of houses.

  • Perform minor equipment repair.

  • Assist with flock removal, bird moves and bird sales.

  • Perform other farm related activities.

  • Fill in for house managers as needed.

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.)

  • Experience: 1-2 years related 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: Valid Driver License with a good driving record.

  • Other: Basic maintenance skills and experience; basic carpentry skills and experience.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:



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

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


WORK ENVIRONENT:



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions.  The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. (High if using pressure washer or power tools.)

  • Working in Hot or cold environmental temps.


COMMENTS:



  • This position requires occasional day travel using own transportation.


About Avian


Our Avian business group provides vaccine manufacturers and researchers the comfort of knowing that the raw materials used in their manufacturing process are free of extraneous agents. Charles River has established flock handling and egg production procedures that set the global industry standard.


About Charles River


Charles River IS AN EARLT-STAGE COINTRACT RESEARCH ORGANIZSATION (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment series, 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 enable 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 peoples loves. 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 manty across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.


Equal Employment Opportunity


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




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