QC Specialist (12 month contract)

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We are looking to recruit a Quality Control Specialist (Technician) based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire on a 12 month fixed term contract.


As a Quality Control Specialist, you are responsible for reviewing the quality of data to ensure accuracy and compliance in accordance with protocol and regulatory guidelines. You will be reviewing data including animal observations, test material administration and sample collection. This role is part of a global team and you will have the opportunity to visit other Covance sites.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Identify discrepancy trends and share results with management
  • Respond to QA (Quality Assurance) inspection report findings related to the review of data.
  • Assess and document clinical observations, body weight data, food consumption data, environmental data, and other data on the appropriate data collection system
  • Recognizes deviations from expected results and takes appropriate action
  • Work with others to resolve discrepancies before they become deviations
  • May help in lab as needed to maintain skills and keep up with SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) changes
  • Undertake process improvement and work with QA dept on data quality initiatives


About You




You must have solid Quality Control experience

Competent with basic Excel software

Display attention to detail

Be confident in recording and communicating information




Experience of quality control in a laboratory environment – GLP

Experience of a data capture system


We Offer


The opportunity to work within an experienced and highly skilled team.

Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover, contributory pension.


Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.

At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.


There is no better time to join us!

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