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Charles River Laboratories Document Control Specialist I in Charleston, South Carolina

Document Control Specialist I

Req ID #: 81934


Charleston, SC, US, 29407

For nearly 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.

Job Summary

Provides oversight and clearance for all government related inspections, correspondence and filings.

We are seeking aDocument Control Specialist I for our Microbial Solutionssite locatedCharleston, SC.

The following are responsibilities related to the Document Control Specialist I:

Independently perform document control activities such as processing, issuing, and/or archiving controlled documents through the document control system. Responsible for maintaining site’s electronic and manual document control process, enter metrics for document updates, update and maintain master lists of controlled documents, update and maintain site's public website with copies of controlled documents, creating and issuance of logbooks and preprinted production batch record forms for use, prepare training copies of documents, address internal and external requests for copies of controlled documents, communicate with vendors related to product specs., provide training on document control related tasks, print packaging (e.g. package inserts, labels), assist in records retention tasks as needed.

The following are minimum qualifications related to theDocument Control Specialist I position:

2-4 years related experience in clerical or administrative related discipline. Computer skills required. Knowledge with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat. Good verbal/communication skills. Detail oriented, strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines required.

About Microbial Solutions

Our Microbial Solutions business group has a comprehensive portfolio of endotoxin testing, microbial detection and microbial identification products and services is unlike any other, and has been purposefully designed to meet the complex and ever-changing needs of the industry. We help clients to ensure product safety and quality with easy-to-use yet robust testing solutions that satisfy regulatory requirements, support critical decision making and improve operational efficiencies.

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.