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Charles River Laboratories Human Resources Representative in United States

Human Resources Representative

Req ID #: 89651

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US

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families.

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

Job Summary

Function as an HR generalist, providing basic HR guidance and support for assigned group(s) in areas such as staffing, employee relations/problem resolution, performance development and compensation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist line management in interpreting and consistently applying HR-related company policies, procedures and practices.• Participate in the recruitment process: draft and/or edit ad copy and job descriptions for posting, interview, screen, evaluate and extend employment offers to qualified applicants. In larger sites, partner with recruiter on staffing.• Assist supervisors and managers with drafting new and updated job descriptions and work with compensation to have them approved. • Provide guidance and counsel to employees and managers with routine work-related, disciplinary and performance issues. Seek guidance from HR manager as appropriate for more complex issues. • Process documents and PeopleSoft transactions as needed.• Audit HR documentation as needed.• May conduct or participate in employee orientation.• Assist in the preparation and presentation of routine unemployment claim proceedings.• Conduct termination/exit interviews and recommend actions based on trends.• May serve as a trainer on non-technical topics such as sexual harassment and diversity.• Participate in company and community-related events.• Ensure all actions comply with local, state and federal regulations and maintain necessary documentation for compliance purposes.• Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

• Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in human resources management or related discipline.• Experience: 0 to 2 years related experience.• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.• Certification/Licensure: None.• Other: Must possess excellent interpersonal communication and influence skills. Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel required. PeopleSoft knowledge preferred. Must be able to learn new software quickly. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English is required; bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred or required in some locations.

About Corporate Functions

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

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.

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