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


Job Overview:

Covance is hiring a Lab Assistant - Contingent/Temporary role (1st Shift)  to join the Genomics team in Indianapolis, IN.




The Lab Assistant I will perform duties of Lab Assistant I in addition to the following additional duties:


Essential Functions

  • Performs some maintenance of small equipment according to manufacturer and SOP requirements and documented according to SOP.
  • Provides support to testing personnel in preparation for sample analysis
  • Retrieve and check specimens against pending list. Document and resolve any specimen discrepancies.
  • Notify laboratory management when specimen discrepancies are not resolved.
  • Work to achieve partnership with internal customers by:
  • Pulling data in a timely manner for leadership team.
  • Research and respond in a timely manner to internal customer inquiries regarding status of test results, retrieval of samples for testing/storage, and other needs.
  • May assist in review of new or revised SOPs circulated for peer review.
  • May perform inventory (counts, documents) of lab and office supplies, and orders additional supplies as approved by management.
  • Assists in training new employees and follows-up to ensure training is understood.
  • Assist with timely implementation of new equipment and instruments.
  • Introduces and helps develop improvement ideas for the group, with senior personnel or management.
  • Takes action for the department when additional responsibilities and opportunities are presented.
  • Other duties as assigned.




U.S.: Associates Degree; experience may be substituted for education.



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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