Archive Assistant Apprentice

Huntingdon, , United Kingdom
Closing date
7 Oct 2020

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Finance / Administration, Administration
Full Time
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Job Overview:
Archive Asssitant Apprenticeship

Covance - Huntingdon, United Kingdom

"Every day is another chance to help save the lives of millions of people around the world. When you join our team, you get to be a part of that."

Who we are and what we do:

We are a world-leading life sciences company offering laboratory testing and development services to the pharmaceutical industry across the globe, dedicated to delivering solutions that make a real difference to millions worldwide.

At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. We put our trust in science and in one another. We believe that supportive teams, passionate people and inspired thinking are the formula for Better Science. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.

The Role:

We are looking for a motivated candidate to perform a variety of Archives responsibilities in compliance with appropriate SOP's and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Good Clinical Practice (GCP) or Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations (as appropriate) in support of various Business Unit Operations.

You will be working within the Early Development/Chemistry Solutions Sample Management and Archive Services area of the business. You will be an individual contributor working alongside the Archival Team reporting to your line Manage with no direct personnel responsibility

What you'll be doing:
  • Performs any combination of archive tasks, including labelling, receipt, transferring, tracking, inventory, archival, shipping, and disposal of samples and/or materials with assistance and supervision.
  • Sample accession core tasks, including box opening, inventory/labelling, receipt/store, and pulls/returns with assistance and supervision.
  • Uses tracking systems as appropriate to maintain sample and study integrity with training and supervision.
  • Accurate protocol and relevant documentation interpretation (i.e., Sample Analysis Outline, client paperwork) with assistance.
  • Document and communicate discrepancies to appropriate personnel
  • Contributes to a cohesive team environment.
  • Communicates effectively with internal customers (and occasionally external with supervision and assistance).
  • Ensures adherence to company Global/Regional/Local SOP's as appropriate.
  • Complies with relevant Environmental, Health and Safety at work regulations and Company Policies.
  • Attain competency with environmental system monitor as appropriate.
  • Help with Maintaining storage units
  • Assist in ensuring company procedures are followed in relation to security and access to relevant areas and data or sample integrity
  • Performs other duties as required from time to time with assistance and supervision.
  • Covance management and staff at all levels at location daily with regards storage/submission/retrieval of data, samples, or materials to/from sample management and archives with guidance.
  • Regulatory Authorities on an infrequent basis assisting with presenting data/facilities for inspection with guidance
  • Clients at all levels infrequently in relation to sample management and archives with assistance.

What you'll receive:
  • You'll undertake a Level 3 Library, Information and Archive Services Assistant over the course of 18 months
  • A chance to Act as an Ambassador across Cambridgeshire for Science roles,
  • A generous benefits and holiday package
  • Progression opportunities

Minimum Criterial:
  • Must be eligible to undertake an Apprenticeship
  • Able to work in a team as well as independently
  • Provide consistent good customer service
  • Ability to work under pressure and timelines
  • Ability to take up challenges
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Organizational skills
  • Relevant national level of education in comparison to High School Diploma (does this count as GCSE actually) or equivalent, CSE A level or equivalent

Experience: Minimum Required:
  • 0 year applicable work experience.
  • Ability to use several software packages i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook

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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.

Please visit our Careers Hub

Learn more about our work to improve health and improve lives:

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