2017-11-16

Trainer
Job Opportunity at SoBran, Inc.

Posted on Nov 16

9374260696

Location: Boston, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4146667

Join The Winning Team….Team SoBran - We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we care about people. SoBran's success hinges on our employees. We maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve; and opportunities for learning and advancement. Our employees' individual talents contribute to our success! We thank you for your interest in SoBran.  

We are currently seeking a Trainer to serve in Boston, Massachusetts (Brigham and Women's Hospital).   

OVERVIEW:  This position is for a Trainer for the Animal Care Project.  It includes activities for the proper care of onsite animals. We expect the Trainer to be forward thinking, creative, and assist in developing plans to enhance the learning abilities and performance of the staff working on this contract. This person will be familiar with the day-to-day activities, employees, and concerns within the facilities; while effectively managing relationships with customers and clients.

Essential Duties of the Trainer:

  • Understands and follows appropriate SOPs, safety procedures, and quality assurance standards
  • Drives the SOP review process, including organizing SOP committee, creating and revising SOPs, and ensuring all SOPs reviewed at least once every 3 years
  • Develops staff training curriculum to consist of hands-on demonstrations, instructional classroom, or a combination of these
  • Develops and conducts staff training, to include:
    o New hire orientation
    o New hire training
    o Promotion training
    o SOP training (new and/or revised)
    o All staff training sessions
    o AALAS certification review sessions
    o Safety training
    o Management training for supervisors
    o Remedial / refresher training
    o Hands-on training
  • Ensures each employee is trained/proficient on current SOPs required for their position; performing employee assessments to verify proficiency
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in all areas of the facilities
  • Works with management to identify and prioritize topics for staff training
  • Prepares, reviews, and maintains required training forms, employee training folders, and training database
  • Reports any abnormal conditions of the animal facility or immediate vicinity to supervisory staff
  • Performs other duties under supervision as assigned 
     

Schedule:  Weekend work is a requirement of this position (as scheduled).  In addition, extra work hours are required during an emergency situation if any unexpected situations arise until work is completed.

Education Required:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent
  • AALAS certification at the LATG level required 

Experience Required: 

  • 3 years of experience in laboratory animal science, working knowledge of all activities of an animal facility preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience is preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong teaching skills
  • Computer proficiency working with software such as MS Office products, Adobe Acrobat, and web browsers
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs; bend, stoop, climb and stand for a prolonged period

Our commitment

SoBran, is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

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