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Lab Tech I

Covance 3/7/2019 4:37:57 PM
JOB ID: 28497 Category: Clinical Operations Entry Level
Leeds, United Kingdom



Job Overview

Covance has a job opening for a Laboratory Technician at our Leeds Lab.

This is a Bank Position, offering:

* A 0-hours Bank Contract
* Flexible workload & timetibles
* Special rate conditions after 7 pm and weekend shifts

You'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

The Lab Technician will follow laboratory procedures for biological specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.

Additional responsibilities:

* Operates all instruments and/or devices both free standing and at desktop levels
* Recognizes deviations from expected results and follows up appropriately
* Processes and ships PK samples according to study specific instructions
* Participates in proficiency testing and maintains a record of on-going competency
* Evaluates and solves problems related to the collection and processing of specimens
* Facilitates the work flow through the laboratory to ensure completion of testing in a timely manner
* Performs appropriate Quality Control procedures and produces reports
* Reports the QC results to the Manager and carries out (under the direction of the Manager), troubleshooting and corrective actions of questionable or out-of-limit results
* Inventories reagents and supplies to ensure uninterrupted operations

Education / Qualifications

Required: Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent


For this position, we are looking for someone who brings hands-on working Experience in a laboratory environment.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Leeds, 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).