Covance

Scientist

CN-31-Shanghai
Job Number
2017-15611
Job Category
Scientific Bachelor's Degree
Position Type
Full-Time

Job Overview

The statements below reflect the general responsibilities and requirements of the identified position but may not describe all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

 

Job Summary:

Analyzes biological or chemical samples and/or develops/validates methodologies for various compounds and components in compliance with appropriate standard operating procedures (SOPs) and regulatory agency guidelines.

Education/Qualifications

Education/Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree in chemistry or related scientific field
  • Experience may be substituted for education.
  • Ability to perform advanced computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel).

Experience

Experience:

  • 4 years related or relevant laboratory experience required with a BS/BA degree or 1 to 2 years experience with an MS degree.
  • Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment (e.g., balances, pipettes, centrifuges).
  • Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment.
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to design and independently conduct tests for chemistry projects and provide initial analysis of results.
  • Acts as technical resource for the department (trouble shooting, method development, qualification, maintenance and training).
  • Evaluates data for incorporation into written reports.
  • Advanced time management skills to complete project assignments on time, with minimal or no supervision.
  • Able to effectively schedule resources.
  • Understands and helps staff with compliance to SOPs and other regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities, recommends solutions and implements action plans.
  • Able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.
  • Effectively interacts with internal and/or external clients.
  • Acts as a project leader.
  • Ability to assist in the preparation of relevant sections of final reports.
  • Knowledgeable on a variety of study types, analysis procedures and methodologies.

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