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Sample Handling Assistant I

Covance 7/3/2018 8:16:35 PM
JOB ID: 21714 Category: Logistics Shipping
Regional, Singapore



Job Overview

Looking to start your career? Want to be part of a global leader in Clinical Services? Come join our Central Labotory Services operations. This is an entry level role preparing clinical trial samples to be tested by our Medical Technologists. Ideal for new grads or young professionals interested in the life science industry.

- Ensure that specimens are picked up from the appropriate department, sorted, pre-scanned and registered into the appropriate temperature bins in a timely fashion.
- Identification of problem samples and corrects routing of these specimens.
- Close and prepare SDS shipments.
- Accountable for accurately identifying specimens that need to be discarded and completing the discard process
- Creation of new storage drawers for use in registration process and the ability to completed location moves in the SMART database.
- Consolidate and move drawers as specified to effectively utilize freezer space.
- Understand the pull list and pull the specimens from the freezers
- Understand and apply the shipping instructions and pack the specimens as per requirements.
- Generation and application of specialized labels, to include mini labels and/or computer generated bar codes.
- Perform any QC needed during the process of pulling and packaging.
- Must be able to QC shipments
- QC packages and shipping documents.
- Stock supplies from warehouse.
- Ship packages through database
- Ship pass-through and Transfer Test packages to other Covance locations.
- Be able to accurately and efficiently Pre-scan, Register, Process, Pull and Pack specimens using databases.
- Completion of beginning and end of day duties, as assigned.
- Adhere to all company policies and procedures and perform all departmental and interdepartmental SOP's as written.
- Generate an appropriate audit trail of all activities and maintains own training file and required documentation.


Diploma or Bachelor's degree / advanced degree in applicable discipline


* Able to work in a team as well as independently

* Dynamic attitude and ability to work under pressure
* Ability to take up challenges
* Strong detail orientation
* Strong communication and organizational skills
* Ability to use several software packages i.e. Word, Excel, Access

Fresh graduate is welcome to apply

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Regional, SGP - Singapore


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).