The primary function of this position is the daily care and maintenance of the LFB USA rabbit colony used to produce pharmaceutical products. Tasks must be carried out in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions (WIs) and must be accurately documented to maintain compliance with FDA mandated Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and USDA AWA regulations.
Duties include basic animal husbandry, facility sanitization, animal restraint, feeding, milking, and record keeping. Depending upon level of experience, additional duties may include breeding activity/support, artificial insemination, sample collection, injections, euthenasia and veterinary care. You must be able to work in a team-oriented production environment with attentiveness to detail and accuracy. It is important to uphold high standards of animal welfare and communicate concerns to the management team. The candidate must exhibit a sound understanding of animal care and use guidelines. Weekend and holiday coverage is required on a rotating basis.
A minimum of 2 years laboratory animal experience with one year experience in a relevant industry is required. A high school diploma or GED is required, BS preferred. AALAS and/or CVT certification is preferred.