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Lab Tech I

Covance 4/1/2019 4:16:45 PM
JOB ID: 29768 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Leeds, United Kingdom



Job Overview

Laboratory Technician

Duties :

* Follows the laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing.
* Operates laboratory equipment.
* Recognizes deviations from expected results and follows up appropriately.
* Processes and ships PK samples according to study specific instructions.
* Performs phlebotomy as needed.
* Participates in the collection of biological specimens. Evaluates and solves problems related to the collection and processing of specimens.
* Facilitates the work flow through the laboratory to ensure completion of processing in a timely manner.
* Operates and utilizes all communications systems available in the laboratory; telephones, copiers, facsimile machines and pagers.
* Maintains and cleans laboratory equipment.
* Inventories reagents and supplies to ensure uninterrupted operations.
* Handles hazardous materials, reagents and chemicals in a safe manner in accordance to laboratory policy and procedure.
* Washes laboratory glassware and maintains general laboratory cleanliness.
* Completes special projects.
* Supports and participates in Corporate and Department initiatives regarding quality system implementation, maintenance, and continuous quality improvement activities


* Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent
* Typically1 year of laboratory Experience .
* Additional laboratory Experience may be substituted for education requirements

Education / Qualifications

* Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent


* Typically1 year of laboratory Experience .

Additional laboratory 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).