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QC Analyst - York, UK

Company: Covance
Location: York, UK
Reference: 2018-17822
Closing Date: 28 Sep 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

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


Join our new labs in York! The BioPharmCMC Solutions group is expanding and we are soon opening the doors to our new 17,000ft2 High quality lab space in our new facility near Sand Hutton, York.

We are currently recruiting for a laboratory analyst within the BioCMC solutions Division in York. The facility will accommodate a broad range of analytical techniques including HPLC, CE & iCE, ELISA, Cell Based Assay’s and Mass spectrometry. The facility will also include a sample management & stability storage suite.

The Covance York facility is based on attractive 80 acre of parkland setting on the NAFIC Business Park a few miles north of York and comprises of an on-site Gym, nursery, restaurant & café. There will also be designated parking for Covance employees.

The successful candidate will have responsibility to work as a laboratory analyst within a fast paced and highly regulated environment and will conduct analytical work according to applicable regulatory requirements, specifically GMP.

Work will be performed according to study plans, protocols, or work agreements governing the work in which they are involved. As an analyst, the individual will perform a wide variety of analytical techniques and will provide laboratory support to analysts & scientists to ensure that client deadlines are met. They are also responsible for the efficient completion of analytical procedures within BioCMC. Full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Education / Qualifications

  • The post-holder should ideally have a relevant scientific degree and/or an appropriate amount of laboratory experience
  • The ability to get things done by influencing others (both internal and external)
  • Up to date knowledge of regulatory guidelines
  • Knowledge of capabilities and expertise of the Covance organisation and companies that may provide support services
  • Commercial awareness, interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Learn and maintain knowledge of process excellence, tools and activities


The post holder should typically have:

  • Computing skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets (e.g. Word, Excel).
  • In-depth understanding of Health and Safety policies, Company Policies and Procedures, a working knowledge of ISO (accreditation and application), and an in-depth understanding of the GxPs.
  • The post holder should be able to communicate effectively at all levels with other Covance employees, as well as external clients, suppliers, etc.


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