Senior Analyst - Environmental Scientist

Shardlow, , United Kingdom
Closing date
2 Oct 2020

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Medical Affairs, Scientific Advisor
Full Time
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Job Overview:
Do you have a Chemistry related degree?

Are you looking for a role that will further develop your practiced analytical and method developmentskills?

Do you want a role that will give you responsibilityand recognition?

At Covance, we are working together to build a healthier and safer world, we exist to help our customers secure the potential of their research and develop products that enhance and enrich life. We are looking for a Senior Analyst/Method Developer develop and validate robust analytical methods and to undertake analysis of routine samples, document the procedures and maintain equipment and environment in accordance with GLP for Physical Chemical studies at our site at Shardlow, Derbyshire.

As a Senior Study Analyst and Method Developer at Covance your main responsibilities will be:
  • Analyse samples and process data for assigned studies
  • Perform method development and validation
  • Interpret data to ensure acceptance criteria are achieved and the reanalysis of anomalous results are managed appropriately
  • Produce data summaries
  • Proactively identify and perform QC checking of data and reports to meet departmental needs
  • Maintain working knowledge of all departmental analytical techniques and instrumentation
  • Proactively manage consumable stock levels
  • Clean and maintain allocated work areas and equipment in line with departmental procedures
  • Accept responsibility for the condition and maintenance of allocated equipment.
  • Perform departmental duties as required
  • Approve formal analytical methods, where appropriate
  • Assist in the preparation of study plans, analytical phase plans and draft reports
  • Act as Responsible Analyst communicating with collaborating departments to ensure timely delivery of analytical phases
  • Work with Study Director/Principal Investigator to communicate with customers and be involved in client meetings
  • Train and supervise staff

  • Scientific Degree ideally Chemistry
  • Significant experience in a relevant scientific analysis and method development
  • Proven expertise with HPLC, GC, MS and LCMS-MS techniques and able to trouble shoot
  • Significant experience of working in a CRO or agrochemical environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt style to the situation
  • Has client facing experience both face to face and virtual
  • Has the ability to provide feedback at all levels, build relationships and work to successfully improve quality standards
  • Work collaboratively within the team and across the wider Company
  • Motivates the team to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Is able to make decisions and adapt to changing priorities

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Join our growing team and discover your extraordinary potential

We are recognized as a leader in drug development because of our exceptional people. At Covance, we embrace and celebrate the different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our 20,000+ team members across the globe. Our team is driven by an energizing purpose to improve health and improve lives. Here, you can play a role in bringing new scientific discoveries to life and make a difference in the lives of millions. And, our comprehensive service portfolio provides the opportunity to explore diverse projects and unique career paths across the drug development spectrum.

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Contact Us
  • Maidenhead Office Park
  • Westacott Way
  • Maidenhead
  • SL6 3QH
  • United Kingdom
  • Mini-site: Covance
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