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Charles River Laboratories Reception and Inventory Clerk in Laval, Canada

Reception and Inventory Clerk

Req ID #: 145577


Laval, Quebec, CA, H7V 4B3

For 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.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position,a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

Receive and distribute goods to concerned departments in a timely manner. This position necessarily implies stockroom work as well as lifting boxes.

The following are responsibilities related to the role:

⦁ Receive and distribute goods to end users (ex: TA, FedEx, Purolator, UPS, computer equipment, samples, etc.);

⦁ Ensure replenishment of stock in the stockroom by creating requisitions and purchase orders following the Supervisor’s instructions (minimum, maximum, favourite suppliers, etc.);

⦁ Prepare the requisitions and distribute to the various departments;

⦁ Deliver or go pick up the goods with the company’s truck;

⦁ Distribute paper and cartridges for all photocopiers and fax machines;

⦁ Collect all used cartridges for recycling purposes;

⦁ Monitor the uniform delivery on a weekly basis;

⦁ Assign inventory numbers and manage the equipment database;

⦁ Maintain the receiving area tidy and clean;

⦁ Support administrative departments (Finance, Human Resources, Business Development) when necessary;

⦁ Respect all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);

⦁ Maximize the use of all resources;

⦁ Manage time effectively;

⦁ Improve competencies with senior staff;

⦁ Remain informed on all related standards and developments related to the job through self-education and external training;

⦁ Substitute and/or replace department colleagues;

⦁ Perform any other reasonable tasks that may be required.


The following are minimum qualifications related to the position:

⦁ High School Diploma;

⦁ Valid driver’s license for light truck;

⦁ Relevant training or experience in purchasing;

⦁ Knowledge of good laboratory practices (GLP);

⦁ Reading English is required. Bilingualism is preferable;

⦁ Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;

⦁ Excellent analysis and problem solving skills;

⦁ Precision and attention to detail;

⦁ Ability to work in a team environment;

⦁ Working knowledge of related computer applications.

Working environement:

⦁ Work performed in an office and stockroom;

⦁ Some sensory attention is required on a regular basis;

⦁ Occasionally could have to lift boxes up to 25-30 kg.

⦁ This position requires to work with deadlines;

⦁ Work schedule requires some flexibility, as per job requirements.

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position.If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.

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 120 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 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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