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Analytical Chemist - Food Solutions

Covance 7/5/2018 4:40:22 AM
JOB ID: 21197 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Harrogate, United Kingdom



Job Overview

Covance Food Solutions (CFS) is one of Covance's oldest business units. For more than 80 years we have been helping companies in the food, dietary supplement, infant formula, restaurant, animal health and pet food industries.

CFS has more than 400 full-time employees and has sites in the United States, the United Kingdom and Singapore. This recruitment is for our facility in Harrogate, UK.

Our Services

Covance prides itself on delivery of accurate data backed by our scientific expertise in the food, dietary supplement and biotechnology industries. We test food products, dietary supplements/vitamins, infant formula and packaging. The data we provide helps manufacturers and governments ensure the safety and nutritional content of these items.

Nutritional Chemistry:

Our complete analytical testing services include nutrients, contaminants, stability, microbiology, phytochemicals, residues, product container/enclosure (food packaging), raw materials, botanicals and method development.

We are recruiting for our Food Solutions team in Harrogate and are currently seeking to hire an Associate Analytical Chemist II to help support the team with providing solutions to our clients, and will allow you exposure to the research and the data within the Food Safety business, across the full project lifecycle. This is a Permanent, full time position, based in our Harrogate Labs.

About the Job

Within this position, your duties will include:

* Learning to conduct routine analyses in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs, and regulatory agency guidelines.
* Learning how to document work and maintain study documentation and laboratory records.
* Learning how to use laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks.
* Learning to plan assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively schedule multiple assignments.
* Contributing to a cohesive team environment. Planning individual workload in coordination with team members.
* Maintaining a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
* Attending and participating in project meetings.
* Learning to perform peer review of data.
* Performing other related duties as assigned.

About You

To be successful in this position, you must ideally hold a BSc Degree in Chemistry, or relevant, related discipline (requirement for a degree may be supplemented by lab Experience ).

Additionally you will need to demonstrate some working knowledge and Experience with Analytical Chemistry methods within a laboratory (ideally within food production, but not essential) environment. LCMS and pesticide Experience is advantageous.

We Offer

The opportunity to work within an Experience d and highly skilled team. Covance's ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.

Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover, life assurance and a contributory pension scheme

At Covance, we offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues whilst building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that delivers solutions to our clients in the food and supplement industry.

There is no better time to join us!

Education / Qualifications

See above


Ideally you will have LCMS and pesticide Experience .

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).