Charles River Laboratories Animal Technician T1 in Manston, United Kingdom

Animal Technician T1

Req ID #: 34543

Location: Manston, KEN, GB, CT9 4LT

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.

To assist in the day to day welfare and maintenance of animal colonies within a barrier production area, to include, colony management, husbandry and animal order processing (will also include occasional weekend and Bank Holiday work on a rota system).

Demonstrate strict compliance with bio-security, Home Office, AAALAC and Production processes/guidelines identifying and initiating own training/retraining where required.


  • 3 GCSE at level C or equivalent

  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to communicate clearly with other members of the team.

  • Good personal organisation.

  • Ability to follow detailed instructions.

  • Numeracy.

  • Commitment to excellence.

  • Ability to work under strict hygiene conditions.

  • Must have own means of transport.

​​Benefits:pension plan, life assurance, bonus, career development, training opportunities, free onsite parking, subsidised staff room, pay for participation on volunteer days, on-site team building, charity fundraising days, employee engagement programs.