Embryology Cryo Inventory Specialist 1

Company Name: Charles River Laboratories

Location: Wilmington, MA, US - 01887

Job Duration: 2021-09-12 to 2021-10-12


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.


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Job Summary

We are seeking an Embryology Cryo Inventory Specialist to work in our Embryology Department at our Wilmington, MA location.



  • Responsible for daily checks and maintenance of our liquid nitrogen storage tanks that contain cryopreserved product.
  • Responsible for inventory control of cryopreserved product in liquid nitrogen storage tanks.
  • Under direct supervision will initiate a survey of the current inventory of cryopreserved product stored in liquid nitrogen tanks.
  • Maintains accurate records of cryopreserved product inventory in ICM (Internet Colony Management) database. 
  • Able to work closely with the project management team, to assist in the integration of the inventory records previously kept in a Microsoft Access database into ICM.
  • As necessary, assist the lab in shipping and receiving of cryopreserved product to and from costumers.
  • Supports lab operations whenever needed.
  • Adheres to all departmental SOPs, policies, safety procedures, and protocols.
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory, controlled environments requiring personal protective equipment.
  • Works productively in a group situation as well as independently.
  • Job pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.
  • Must be able to lift equipment of up to 35 lbs in weight.



  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.)
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Collaborate fluidly with peers, supervisors, and cross functional support groups. 
  • Proficient in computers (i.e. Microsoft Office).


  • General laboratory experience.
  • Database experience.
  • Experience handling liquid nitrogen.



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About Research Models & Services 
Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition.  As the world’s leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond. 

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 crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.