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Charles River Laboratories Automation and Controls Engineer I in Charleston, South Carolina

Automation and Controls Engineer I

Req ID #: 77151

Location:

Charleston, SC, US, 29407

For nearly 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 Automation and Controls Engineer for our Microbial Solutions site located in Charleston, SC.

This position will work with both hardware and software aspects of automation to determine the best way to implement the Microbial Solutions automation roadmap, including conceptual design, capital expenditure approval, management of integration and suppliers, testing, and validation. This role will monitor existing automation for end of life/replacement/repair and identify, justify, and implement technology and equipment upgrades, process technologies, and process improvements. Additionally, the Automation and Controls Engineer will provide project leadership and support for assigned automation, equipment, and software projects.

The following are minimum requirements related to the Automation and Controls Engineer position.

  • B.S or equivalent in Mechatronics, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer/Computer Systems Engineering, Electronics or related field

  • At least 5 years in a cGMP environment

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above

About Microbial Solutions

Our Microbial Solutions business group has a comprehensive portfolio of endotoxin testing, microbial detection and microbial identification products and services is unlike any other, and has been purposefully designed to meet the complex and ever-changing needs of the industry. We help clients to ensure product safety and quality with easy-to-use yet robust testing solutions that satisfy regulatory requirements, support critical decision making and improve operational efficiencies.

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 visitwww.criver.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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