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Covance Cell Culture Technician in Harrogate, United Kingdom

Job Overview

Who we are and what we do:

Covance is a global, world-leading Life Sciences Contract Research Organisation that provides dedicated and fully comprehensive laboratory testing and drug development services to the pharmaceutical industry.

At Covance, 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. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner, as Covance has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop one-third of all prescriptions medicines in the market today.

The Role:

Our largest UK site in Harrogate is currently recruiting for a Cell Culture Technician to support the laboratories within the Biopharmaceutical Chemistry Manufacturing Controls (CMC) division. The CMC division provides end-to-end analytical solutions and testing services to ensure quality control of our clients manufactured drug products. We work with leading pharmaceutical and biotech clients to ensure that their manufactured drug product passes all quality testing. Once this testing is complete, it brings our clients one-step closer to successfully launching that drug product on the market; helping bring medicine to patients.

As the Cell Culture Technician, you will support the laboratory analysts and QC scientists with all cell culture and media preparation within the lab. You will also have responsibility for:

*General housekeeping duties


*Reagent Preparation

What Covance can offer you:

  • Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

  • The ability to develop a successful career in Science.

  • Rapid progression and training, with a defined career path within the Cell Culture team.

Education / Qualifications

  • Ideally the candidate will have an interest Biology.


* Computing skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Office packages and Microsoft Project).

*An understanding of health and safety policies and of GMP/GLP/GCP.

*The post holder should be able to communicate effectively at all levels and integrate well within an established and fast growing team

Job Number 2019-32389

Job Category Scientific Entry Level

Position Type Full-Time

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.