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We're looking for an Animal Health Technician II
, working in Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products
industry in 1 Waukegan Road, Lake Bluff, Illinois, 60044, United States
- Maintains the vivarium and support areas through proper execution of assigned tasks.
- 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.
Our client is an award-winning clinical development company. Improving lives globally with 20+ years experience in clinical research and strategic resourcing. Elevating results with proven strategies, comprehensive solutions, and customized delivery models.
Serving pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device organizations.
Strong relationships provide you connections and access to great opportunities. Industry expertise sets you up for success with helpful insights, career coaching, and professional training. Grow and learn while you put your skills to work.
Experience Required for Your Success
- 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
- Certification through AALAS
- Previous animal care experience
- Rodent experience
What Do You Think?
Does your experience reflect what it takes to be successful in this role? Do the work and challenges get you excited about what's possible?