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Sample Coordinator

Covance 3/14/2019 4:58:32 PM
JOB ID: 28180 Category: Logistics Shipping
Harrogate, United Kingdom



Job Overview

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. We are recruiting for our Early Development Unit in Harrogate and are currently seeking to hire a Sample Coordinator to help support the Sample Management team. This is a full time and permanent contract.

Sample Coordinator

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 could be the role for you.

Sample Coordinator - In this position, you will:

* Perform any combination of sample accession tasks, including opening, entering, and posting of samples.
* Review sample inventory against samples received to ensure accuracy and communicate discrepancies.
* Handle internal customer inquiries and requests.
* Distribute sample information and paperwork to appropriate cost centres.
* Prepare samples for analysis as required.
* Use the LIMS system

This is a time pressured Sample Coordinator role, and we look for candidates who are hard-working, flexible and happy to contribute 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.

Sample Coordinator candidates should be educated to GCSE level as a minimum. Experience of working within a similar setting is helpful but not essential.

Education / Qualifications

GCSE's, A-levels or equivalent


* Some previous practical laboratory Experience in a similar environment would be an advantage

* Good communication skills and an ability to work within appropriate company procedures

* Ability to utilise word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and specialised software on personal computers.

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).