Trainer

CITOXLAB N.A. INC. - Laval, QC (30+ days ago)

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ACCOUNTABILITY

Train and coach technicians to maximize performance through an efficient organization of work. Support team leaders in their tasks.

MAJOR ELEMENTS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Train, guide and coach new staff;
  • Re-train existing staff; identify the technical/documentation weaknesses in order to enable the employee to develop and advance;
  • Ensure that proper training is available in a timely manner;
  • Perform end-of-day checks in colony animals and revise data for these colony;
  • Provide regular feedback on technician’s performance to their immediate superior;
  • Participate in the development of new procedures;
  • Evaluate, modify and write Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) when required;
  • Perform technical work when required (as senior technician);
  • Minimize costs whenever possible;
  • Ensure that all tasks carried out are performed in full compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), where these conditions apply;
  • Ensure SOPs are understood and consistently applied;
  • Manage time effectively;
  • Remain informed on all legislation and developments related to job through self-education and external training;
  • Perform any other reasonable tasks that may be required.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT

  • Work is constantly performed in a laboratory environment with live animals;
  • Considerable sensory attention is required on a regular basis;
  • Work schedule requires flexibility as per job requirements.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

  • Collegial Diploma in animal health care or equivalent;
  • Excellent knowledge of many laboratory techniques on different species;
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in a GLP laboratory environment;
  • Ability to manage complex technical problems;
  • Demonstrated leadership;
  • Excellent knowledge of related legislation, principles, practices and procedures;
  • Bilingualism is required;
  • Ability to work under time constraints and adapt to change;
  • Flexibility to work on changing work schedules (weekends, evening/night shifts);
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Working knowledge of related computer applications.