Animal Technician II

Employer
Proclinical Staffing
Location
North Chicago, USA, Illinois
Salary
Highly Competitive Salary
Start date
17 Jan 2023
Closing date
16 Feb 2023

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Discipline
R & D , Laboratory, Scientific
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

Proclinical is seeking an Animal Technician II for a top pharmaceutical company located in North Chicago, IL. This position you will be responsible for maintaining the vivarium and support areas through proper execution of assigned tasks.

Must be eligible to work or be a citizen in the US.

Job Responsibility:

  • Directly performs the daily activities involved with cleaning and spraying cages, disinfecting, and sanitizing equipment, and stocking supplies.
  • Follows department procedures, to include but not be limited to cage cleaning, room sanitation, equipment preparation and moving, and cage changes.
  • Maintains daily husbandry tasks through proper execution of training materials and assigned tasks.
  • Directly performs animal handling, carrying, and holding animal cages and animals, using and moving carts, hoses or any other lab equipment and supplies.
  • Follows department procedures to provide comprehensive observation and handling of various research animals.
  • Assists with the receiving and housing of research animals, including preparing for the housing activity.
  • Documents tasks in both written and electronic platforms in accordance with regulatory expectations.
  • Documentation style must be neat, organized, and consistent with departmental standards.
  • Maintains area of responsibility by practicing good observation skills and attention to detail.
  • Physical dexterity, visual and auditory acuity, and sensitivity to changes in environmental conditions are utilized in daily task performance.
  • Uses experience and training to make minor decisions to execute daily responsibilities to support animal care operations.
  • Applies basic computer skills to maintain regulatory compliance and training to include but not limited to, email, calendar, and computer-based training modules.
  • Assures duties are completed accurately and in a timely manner not to impact pipeline activities and/or integrity of regulatory expectations.

Skills and Requirements:

  • High School Diploma Required
  • Problem-solving ability consisting of taking initiative to handle basic issues autonomously and working with team members for more complex issues to support animal care operations.
  • Ability to consistently perform functions consistent with company leadership behaviors and attributes.
  • Ability to safely lift 50 pounds, consistently stand and walk for extended periods of time, to include walking and adhering to safety rules and expectations including but not limited to: grasping, squeezing, pushing, pulling, squatting, stooping, and bending.
  • Willing and able to work a rotating schedule which includes some level of mandatory weekend coverage and holiday coverage.
  • Ability to work in compliance with all local, federal, and USDA regulations.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to maintain efficiency in the workplace and effective in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail to provide good animal welfare.
  • 5+ years experience

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Bianca Wolfe at (+1) 267-523-2545 or b.wolfe@procinical.com.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.

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Company

At ProClinical we have one aim: to support life science companies in the many challenges they face while combatting unmet medical need worldwide.

Ageing populations, rare diseases, epidemics and the millions of patients without access to medication are just a few of the pressing issues that life science companies contend with. The industry is under increasing pressure to develop new and innovative ways to save and improve patients’ lives. 

ProClinical’s mission is to support their work by connecting life science companies with the highly skilled professionals they need to continue innovating. 

Internal recruitment and HR teams often struggle to continuously source skilled, experienced professionals to fill highly-specialised and niche roles. ProClinical combines a deep understanding of the industry with extensive candidate networks to provide both a technical and cultural fit for our life science partners.

 

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