Formulation Technician - Charles River, Horsham, PA

Formulation Technician
Horsham, PA, US, 19044


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. 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 we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


We are looking for qualified Formulation Technicians in our Horsham Safety Assessment office.  The Formulations Technician will prepare routing test article/substance dosage solutions and/or suspensions in accordance with Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) guidelines under direct supervision and may serve as primary technician on studies. In a typical day, you will perform standardized preparation procedures and calculations, ensure record keeping is consistent and correct, complete documentation for the use of all test articles and vehicles/reagents to ensure consistency and correctness, and receive incoming test articles/substances and reagents. 



Education:   Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent in Life Science, Chemistry, or related discipline.  Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) preferred.

Experience:  0-1 year related experience in chemistry laboratory setting or related discipline.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. Basic knowledge of GLPs preferred.  A mathematical aptitude is required.  A knowledge of Dispense software desired.


About Charles River

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.  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.

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

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