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Laboratory Supervisor

Covance 3/20/2019 3:07:23 PM
JOB ID: 29290 Category: Clinical Operations Management
Leeds, United Kingdom



Job Overview

Laboratory Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Responsible for providing day-to-day supervision of technologists, technicians, and laboratory aides.
* Perform regular Process audits on Laboratory staff.
* Provides orientation, performance feedback and annual evaluation for lab staff.
* Sets standards, policies, and guidelines for the efficient management of the laboratory.
* Initiates and monitors quality of laboratory procedures.
* Ensure the quality of service provided by team members meets the requirements of both internal and external clients.
* Instill in all team members the Company's commitment to quality and meeting the client's requirement without error, on time, every time.
* Work with study teams to ensure protocol specifications are followed.
* Ensure that Laboratory staff is trained and compliant with SOP's and Skills checks.
* Ensure that all training files are up to date and complete in accordance with SOPs and ICH/GCP.
* Ensure that a safe working environment is maintained and that safe working practices are employed.
* Ensure that full and accurate data records are maintained.
* Performs supervisory duties including but not limited to interviewing, hiring, training, intervention, discipline, and discharge of operations staff.
* Coaches and mentors staff. Initiates, plans and implements appropriate staff development programs.
* Continuously seeks out new and better ideas, driving best practices.


* BS in science.
* Six Sigma Green Belt is preferred.-
Additional Experience may be substituted for education requirements

* 3-4 years clinical Laboratory Experience .
* Supervisory Experience preferred.

Education / Qualifications

* BS in science.
* Six Sigma Green Belt is preferred.


* 3-4 years clinical Laboratory Experience .
* Supervisory Experience preferred.

Additional Experience may be substituted for education requirements

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).