• Analyst Central Disp

    Job Location(s) UK-Harrogate
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    Scientific Mid-Level
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  • Job Overview

    Analyst – Central Dispensary


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


    We are recruiting for our Dose Analysis team in Harrogate and are currently seeking to hire an Analyst to help support the performance of studies carried out in the Formulations Analysis Section


    This is a full time position, based in our site in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, for a 12 months contract (renewable).


    About the Job

    Within this position, your duties will include:

    • Full participation in Company Quality Programme.
    • Should have the attitude and capability to perform any supervisory role that is required and act as a deputy to the area supervisor in their absence.
    • To undergo training in relevant modules of departmental programmes and to attend any other training recommended by the Manager.
    • To ensure full compliance with GLP/SOPs at all times.
    • To resolve any problems which may prevent efficient operation of studies and to liaise with supervisors and the Manager where necessary.
    • To abide by company/departmental safety regulations at all times and to ensure that the staff of the department comply.
    • To supervise and train junior staff and to ensure their work is of the correct standard.
    • To ensure operational areas are maintained in a clean and tidy state.
    • To assist in the planning and scheduling of studies.
    • To ensure that good communication and working relationships are maintained within the department and with the department's customers.
    • To be aware of resources of the department such as stores requisitions and outside purchasing.
    • Ensure time-sheets are accurately completed to ensure accurate study financial records.
    • To respond constructively to QA comments and to convey these comments to the relevant personnel.
    • To carry out method development work and the setting up of studies, liasing with Study Directors and clients when necessary.
    • To carry out any duties not specified but might reasonably be expected of this position.


    About You

    To be successful in this position, you will need a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry or Equivalent

    A Level standard or equivalent education required, including Maths and Science GCSE grade A-C standard or equivalent in 5+ subjects including Maths, English and Chemistry

    Get to know Covance

    Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

    The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you’ll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you’ll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

    Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.

    EEO Statement

    Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.


    Education / Qualifications

    BSc (Hons) in Chemistry or Equivalent

    A Level standard or equivalent education required, including Maths and Science GCSE grade A-C standard or equivalent in 5+ subjects including Maths, English and Chemistry


    Not essential if direct Graduate entry. some years relevant operational experience will be needed for lesser qualification entry.


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