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Sample Coordinator II

Covance 2/14/2019 2:57:40 PM
JOB ID: 26325 Category: Other
Harrogate, United Kingdom



Job Overview

Sample Coordinator opportunities

Are you looking to start a rewarding career working in the laboratory?

Would you enjoy working as part of a team helping to research and deliver advances in medicine?

If so, a position as a Sample Coordinator within our Safety Assessment team could be the role for you.

In this position, you will:-

* Demonstrate logistical skills by receiving and distributing large numbers of samples.
* Process samples using a variety of laboratory techniques including; centrifugation, taking aliquots by pipette, adding stabilising agents etc.
* Record data and track samples within a laboratory information management system.
* Follow protocols and SOPs to ensure samples are processed and stored correctly.
* Receive and process samples for laboratory analysis.
* Record information regarding samples into a computer database.
* Maintain chain of custody of samples.
* Ensure samples are stored correctly.

This is a time pressured Sample Coordinator role, and we look for candidates who are hardworking, flexible and happy to “go the extra mile” for the benefit of the team.

You will be required to work to a shift pattern that includes evenings and weekends.

In return you'll receive excellent career development opportunities, allowing you to develop into a number of exciting and varied potential career paths.

You'll also receive a competitive salary, excellent company pension, and several other benefits that you'd expect from a market leading global organisation.

Education / Qualifications

Sample Coordinator candidates should be educated to GCSE level as a minimum.


Experience of working within a similar setting is preferred but not essential.

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).