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Quality Assurance Scheduler

Employer
Charles River Laboratories - Scotland
Location
Tranent, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Start date
6 Jun 2024
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Discipline
Quality, QA / QC
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

For 75 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.

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, driven and enthusiastic individual to join our Safety Assessment group in Tranent, as a Quality Assurance Scheduler.

You will be joining a dynamic and versatile team, one of the largest Quality Assurance (QA) teams in the country, and leaders in our field. You will help prepare and support our work schedules within the department ensuring efficient use of resources across the auditing teams.

What is the role?
  • Schedule auditors to studies / study milestones using appropriate management system(s) as required to ensure timely delivery of study reports to clients.
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance scheduling and management to ensure on time delivery of audits.
  • Work in collaboration with operational colleagues (Study Directors, Test Facility Management, Project Scheduling, and Report Coordination) to manage scheduled study milestones in electronic tracking systems ensuring accuracy to aid resource and revenue forecasting.
  • Support the Quality Assurance department with key administrative tasks with the Quality Schedule and other associated aspects of the Quality Assurance department.


What will I have?
  • Experience in a scheduling role or other relevant experience.
  • Proven knowledge and competence of Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, Power Point, Excel).
  • Must be decisive, detail oriented and able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of workflow management systems (e.g., Smartsheet) preferred but not essential.
  • Potential flexible and hybrid working practices.

Key Behaviors:
  • An eye for detail and the determination and patience to complete jobs to a high standard within tight timescales.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Effective communication, organization and interpersonal skills will be crucial for working cross-functionally.


What you can expect from us:

World Class Training and a structured progression scheme.

Competitive salary.

Private Health Care.

Contributary Pension Scheme.

Employee Discount scheme.

Opportunity to volunteer for one day each year.

Salary for this position is £27,163.48 per annum, however previous experience will be taken into consideration. Full and comprehensive training will be provided.

Profile and Requirements

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 300 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 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 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.

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 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

At Charles River Laboratories, we recognize and recruit all talent. We are a company committed to the principle of diversity and inclusion and work daily in this direction.

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Brief Company Description;

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.

  Here in Scotland, based at our site in Tranent, East Lothian, we offer a complete array of Safety Assessment services from complete IND-enabling programs to stand-alone preclinical studies, our preclinical CRO services provide a full range of in vivo and in vitro testing evaluations and regulatory support for the safety assessment of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and animal health products as well as chemicalsagrochemicals, and biocides. Our scientific and regulatory staff develop and execute individual preclinical studies or customized programs to ensure that drug efficacy and safety assessments are conducted in the most efficient manner.

 

Company info
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Charles River Laboratories - Scotland
Location
Elphinstone Research Centre
Tranent Easy
Lothian
EH33 2NE
GB

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