• Laboratory Scientist II - Clinical Pathology Services (CPS)

    Job Location(s) UK-Harrogate
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    Laboratory Scientist II - Clinical Pathology Services (CPS)


    COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. 


    We are recruiting for our Clinical Pathology team in Harrogate and are currently seeking to hire a Laboratory Scientist to help support to Clinical, Safety Assessment (SA), and standalone studies over a wide range of platforms, supporting enhanced solutions based approach to Clients requests.


    This is a full time position, based in our site in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.


    About the Job

    Within this position, your duties will include:

    • Technical duties within CPS using a variety of Haematology and Chemistry analysers to obtain results for Toxicological and Clinical samples.
    • Participating in all procedures in the operational areas of CPS. These include assays, metrology and general Laboratory support duties.
    • Provides support and assists the Senior Scientists with the running of major specialist functions and projects within the department which include data checking, validation work, quality control assessments and other new projects.
    • Assist the Senior Scientists in key aspects of internal training and development activities for other CPS Scientists.
    • Participate in a lab shift system and the on call rota to cover out of hours work and urgent sample analysis.


    About You

    To be successful in this position, you will need a Biomedical Science Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline


    Additionally, you will need to demonstrate

    • Good organizational and time management skills required.
    • Good communication skills required.
    • Good user knowledge of software applications required.
    • To have good verbal, numerical and visual skills and excellent manual dexterity.
    • To help foster a high professional standard and encourage good staff relationships.
    • To be conscientious, disciplined, flexible and adaptable, having a sense of responsibility and to ensure that work is performed accurately and precisely and in a timely manner


    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


    Biomedical Science Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.


    Minimum Required:

    Years of experience in the job discipline – minimum 2 years

    Years of experience in other professional roles – minimum 2 years


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