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Formulations Specialist - Flow Cytometry - Brentwood

Covance 3/21/2018 2:55:46 PM
JOB ID: 17850 Category: Medical Technologist
Brentwood, Tennessee



Job Overview

Covance is hiring a Formulations Specialist to join their global Flow Cytometry team in Brentwood, TN.

If you have at least one year of laboratory Experience and a Bachelor's in a Life Science, you meet the requirements for this position. (Flow Cytometry Experience is preferred, yet not required.)

This is a great way to grow your career with a global leader and work with top talent in your field!

We offer an excellent benefit package including Tuition Reimbursement.

Position Summary:

The Formulations Specialist is responsible for assisting in all tasks associated with manufacturing reagents and chemicals used for patient testing in Covance Central Laboratory, our exploratory testing laboratories and for all tasks associated with the manufacturing of reagents and chemicals for use in all flow cytometry based exploratory clinical trials.

Key Responsibilities Include:

* Performs titrations of fluorescently conjugated antibodies and quality control of formulated fluorescent products utilizing flow cytometry.
* Ensure day to day function of lab and all documentation is within compliance and all applicable regulatory SOPs.
* Manufactures reagents, chemicals and laboratory testing products for use in patient testing by following manufacturing SOPs.
* Performs QC testing and files the data signed-off on manufacturing documentation on all key componentry and manufactured products according to SOP.
* Fills out, reviews and signs off on Manufacturing Batch Record Forms according to SOP.
* Monitors the status of, and performs the necessary procedures to dispose of and replace any expiring materials, including key componentry, manufactured products and other reagents according to SOP.
* Maintains all instrumentation in satisfactory working order by following scheduled preventive maintenance schedules; maintains a clean and orderly manufacturing environment.
* Fills out manufacturing supply re-order forms for all consumables, reagents and supplies necessary to manufacturing department; helps maintain inventory of chemicals and supplies sufficient to manufacture all necessary reagents; helps in quarterly inventory counts and verification.


* Bachelors' in Life Sciences (Biology highly preferred)


* We are looking for at least one year of related laboratory Experience . (Flow cytometry Experience preferred)

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Brentwood, TN - Tennessee


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).