Covance Instrument Specialist I in Madison, Wisconsin

Job Overview

Instrument Specialist I -Metabolism Dept.

  • Accepts leadership role in instrumentation within Metabolism.

  • Maintains lab instruments which may include but not limit to Mass Spec, HPLC, GC, Automation Equipment, etc.

  • Performs the automation of assays utilizing the Hamilton robot.

  • Assesses the feasibility and troubleshoots the automation of assays.

  • Provides daily operation/method troubleshooting and instrumentation support.

  • Validates new instruments for operational use in the laboratories.

  • Writes and revises SOP's and other documents as appropriate.

  • Participates in monitoring and evaluating new instrumentation and technologies.

  • Assists team members in software validation lab testing related duties.

  • Perform administration and/or support for scientific software applications (e.g. Laura, Debra, etc)

  • Validates and performs change control testing including the design/completion of tests to the software, and documenting results/installations as required by GLPs and/or SOPs.


  • BS/BA degree in science or related field.

  • Experience may be substituted for education.


  • At least three years of relevant experience.

Job Number 2018-19333

Job Category Scientific Bachelor's Degree

Position Type Full-Time

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