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Laboratory Technician - Dose Formulation and Analysis

Covance 5/16/2018 7:24:36 PM
JOB ID: 19977 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Harrogate, United Kingdom



Job Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician to join our Dose Formulation and Analysis Department in Harrogate. It is an exciting opportunity that will offer you the chance to become part of an exceptionally talented staff community that helps to bring the miracle of medicine to the market sooner.

Job Summary:

Laboratory Technician will ensure the accurate preparation of a wide variety of formulations. They will assist in the daily operation of the department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Full participation in Company Quality Programme.
* Should have the attitude and capability to perform any supervisory role that is required and act as a deputy to the area supervisor in their absence.
* To undergo training in relevant modules of departmental programmes and to attend any other training recommended by the Manager.
* To ensure full compliance with GLP/SOPs at all times.
* To resolve any problems which may prevent efficient operation of studies and to liaise with supervisors and the Manager where necessary.
* To abide by company/departmental safety regulations at all times and to ensure that the staff of the department comply.
* To supervise and train junior staff and to ensure their work is of the correct standard.
* To ensure operational areas are maintained in a clean and tidy state.
* To assist in the planning and scheduling of studies.
* To ensure that good communication and working relationships are maintained within the department and with the department's customers.
* To be aware of resources of the department such as stores requisitions and outside purchasing.
* Ensure time-sheets are accurately completed to ensure accurate study financial records.
* To respond constructively to QA comments and to convey these comments to the relevant personnel.
* To carry out method development work and the setting up of studies, liasing with Study Directors and clients when necessary.
* To carry out any duties not specified but might reasonably be expected of a Laboratory Technician.

Education / Qualifications

* A Level standard or equivalent in 2 subjects preferably to include Maths and a Science.
* GCSE grade A-C standard or equivalent in 5+ subjects including Maths, English and Chemistry.


* Not essential if direct Graduate entry.
* 1-2 years relevant operational Experience will be needed for lesser qualification entry.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Harrogate, UK - United Kingdom


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).