Covance Sample Coordinator in Harrogate, United Kingdom

Job Overview

Sample Coordinator opportunities

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 within our Safety Assessment team could be the role for you.

In this position, you will:-

  • Receive and process samples for laboratory analysis.

  • Record information regarding samples into a computer database.

  • Maintain chain of custody of samples.

  • Ensure samples are stored correctly.

This is a time pressured Sample Coordinator role, and we look for candidates who are hardworking, flexible and happy to “go the extra mile” for the benefit of the team.

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.

Sample Coordinator candidates should be educated to GCSE level as a minimum. Experience of working within a similar setting is preferred but not essential.

Education / Qualifications


GCSE’s, A-levels or equivalent



  • Some previous practical laboratory experience in a similar environment would be an advantage

  • Good communication skills and an ability to work within appropriate company procedures

  • Ability to utilise word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and specialised software on personal computers.

Job Number 2018-20071

Job Category Logistics/Shipping

Position Type Full-Time

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