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Company: Covance
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Overview:

Covance Lab Assistant III (1st shift) 

Play a pivotal role in the drug development process and grow your career

Are you interested in making a real scientific impact through your everyday work? Would you enjoy working in a team-focused environment as you explore unique career opportunities?

If you are looking for a company where you can gain exposure to a wide variety of science and explore a multitude of career paths across the drug development spectrum, consider working at Covance as a Lab Assistant.  


Covance is hiring a Lab Assistant to join our team in Indianapolis, IN



You will be expected to: 


  • Successfully performs the specific department duties as set forth in the task list and/or department training checklist.
  • Properly handles specimens and resolves specimen issues independently in preparation for analysis and specimen storage. Contacts internal clients for clarification as needed.
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Performs all procedures in accordance with the written department SOPs.
  • Generates an appropriate audit trail for all activities. o Individual is responsible for maintaining his/her complete up-to-date training file, and is accountable for correcting any deficiencies found in his/her training file.
  • Individual is responsible for ensuring he/she is trained and training is documented prior to performing a task. o The individual successfully completes, as scheduled, competency assessment, and ensures competency testing documentation is provided to management for review/retention.
  • Provides support to testing personnel in preparation for sample analysis o Receive, open, and place in service all reagents according to SOPs.
  • Prepare and properly label reagents and document according to SOPs.
  • Prepares and properly labels quality control material accurately duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds/23 kilograms.
  • Clean up and process contaminated kits.

Required: U.S.: Associates Degree; experience may be substituted for education.   
Preferred: U.S.: Bachelor's Degree in a related science field


Minimum Required:  ♦ No prior experience required; prefer lab experience. ♦ Excellent customer service skills including attention to detail, accuracy, confidentiality, and effective communication skills.  ♦ Ability to identify and communicate customer service needs.   ♦ Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively. ♦ Effective communication skills.  ♦ Excellent documentation skills. ♦ Experience with office software applications (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

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