Supervisor I- Animal Ops

Job Overview:

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Labcorp Drug Development helps to develop new drugs, medical devices and diagnostics. Your role is vital to improving the health of family, friends and animals.

What you will be doing:

As a Supervisor in our Animal Operations department you will:
  • Schedule and coordinate proactively and in conjunction with other groups or departments the daily activities of the group and liaises with other groups, sections and departments. Organizes necessary resources for conducting all relevant study or non-study related tasks and participates in the study performance.
  • Assure appropriate communication within the group, particularly for dissemination of information (i.e.Study progress, Facility procedures, Quality, Health and Safety, Business Updates and any other departmental or company communications)
  • Understand and interpret study plans and identifies problems resulting from the study plan or during study conduct and takes appropriate action.
  • Optimize existing and develop new techniques, methods for study conduct or non-study specific areas and supports their application.
  • Plan, organize and participate in meetings (i.e. study start-up meetings, coordination meetings)
  • Perform quality controls, assure corrections of errors (incl. documentation) identify potential problems and optimize the quality control system.
  • Ensure maintenance of instruments and equipment is performed (i.e. maintenance, validation and calibration), ensure that non-performing equipment is removed and may maintain inventory lists and ensure replacement or new purchase on time.
  • Responsible for constructive responses to reports and questions from Study Direction, QAU, EH&S, clients or regulatory agencies in a timely manner. Performs corrective actions when needed.
  • Provide for safety and welfare of staff and supports/enforces Environmental Health and Safety Policies
  • May be asked to participate in global working groups.
  • Take responsibility for certain areas (e.g. laboratory or animal areas, equipment, methods, inventory of supplies, disposal, etc).
  • Report all animal welfare concerns and becomes involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.
  • Provide support, training and guidance for less experienced staff.
  • Learn our cost structure and how to proactively impact it.
  • Work under occasional supervision.
  • Perform other related duties as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree and prior leadership experience is preferred.
  • Experience may be substituted for educational requirements.


  • 3 Years of experience in related professional roles required.

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