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Charles River Laboratories Poultry House Operator in Roanoke, Illinois

Poultry House Operator

Req ID #: 78292

Location:

Roanoke, IL, US, 61561

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.

We are seeking a Poultry House Operator, also known as a House Manager, to work on our Benson farm located in Roanoke, IL. The House Manager monitors feed, water, equipment and temperature within facilities housing avian flocks; keeps egg house and equipment clean and sanitary; collects and sanitizes eggs. Ensures humane care during the life of the flock. Maintains biosecurity and follows all biosecurity procedures. Monitors flock health and reports concerns to manager.

ThePoultry House Operatorwill be responsible for the following:

  • Communicate regularly with the Farm Manager.

  • Keep house and equipment clean and sanitary.

  • Collect and sanitize eggs in order to provide clean SPF eggs for sale.

  • Responsible for basic maintenance.

  • Monitor flock for health issues and report concerns to Farm Manager.

  • Perform blood draws weekly.

  • Maintain biosecurity, and follow biosecurity regulations

  • Monitor and maintain feeders, waterers, medicators, house temperatures, bird weights and condition.

  • Assist in training new hires.

  • Ensure the humane care of the birds during all phases of the life cycle.

  • Perform bird sales as requested.

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Pay rate is $168.48 per day after completion of initial training.

The following areminimum qualificationfor thePoultry House Operatorposition:

  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.)

The following arepreferred requirementsfor thePoultry House Operatorposition.

  • Previous experience working with animals

About AvianOur Avian business group provides vaccine manufacturers and researchers the comfort of knowing that the raw materials used in their manufacturing process are free of extraneous agents. Charles River has established flock handling and egg production procedures that set the global industry standard.

About Charles RiverCharles 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

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