Laboratory Assistant II

Job Location(s) UK-Harrogate
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Job Category
Immunology & Immunotoxicity
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Job Overview

Laboratory Assistant


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 Lab Assistant to help support the Immunotoxicology team.


This is a full time permanent contract


About the Job

Within this position, the jobholder will

  • participate in all procedures in the operational areas of I&I Services. These include assays, metrology and general Lab support duties. 
  • undergo training as required in I&I functions and work towards the specific competency levels required for a Lab Technician.
  • Participate in the Covance Performance Management & Development (PMD appraisal) process.
  • To be competent in routine operational procedures for a comprehensive range of I&Istudies.
  • Ensure such studies are performed in accordance with regulatory, productivity and timescale requirements and to have a clear understanding of GLP/GCP/AP/WD SOP’s and their implications for I&I, and to work in strict accordance with them at all times.


About You

To be successful in this position, you will need to hold A levels in a relevant Science subject

Additionally, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Ability to utilise word processing, databases, spreadsheets
  • Skilled in the use of all standard laboratory equipment


We Offer

Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and 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!


Education / Qualifications

Relevant scientific A-levels or equivalent


Not Applicable as training will be given.


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