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Sample Coordinator / Sample Handling Laboratory Technician (Harrogate, UK)

Company: Covance
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Reference: 21970
Closing Date: 31 Dec 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Sample Coordinator / Sample Handling Laboratory Technician for our site in Harrogate.


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 Sample Coordinator to help support the Sample Management team. This is a full time and permanent contract. 


Are you looking to start a rewarding career working in the laboratory?

Would you enjoy working as part of a team helping to research and deliver advances in medicine?


If so, a position as a Sample Coordinator could be the role for you.


Job specific:

  • Perform any combination of sample accession tasks, including opening, entering, and posting of samples.
  • Review sample inventory against samples received to ensure accuracy and communicate discrepancies.
  • Handle internal customer inquiries and requests.
  • Distribute sample information and paperwork to appropriate cost centres.
  • Prepare samples for analysis as required.
  • Use the LIMS system



  • This is a time pressured Sample Coordinator role, and we look for candidates who are hard-working, flexible and happy to contribute for the benefit of the team.
  • Candidates should be educated to GCSE level as a minimum.
  • Experience of working within a similar setting is helpful but not essential. 
  • You will be required to work to a shift pattern that includes evenings and weekends.


In return you’ll receive excellent career development opportunities, allowing you to develop into a number of exciting and varied potential career paths.

You’ll also receive a competitive salary, excellent company pension, and several other benefits that you’d expect from a market leading global organisation.


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Contact Information:

Address:  Covance Harrogate

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