• Sample Handling Assistant I

    Job Location(s) SG-Singapore
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  • Job Overview

    Grow your career with a global organization

    Do you have a passion in Science and Medical Technology and are looking to for an opportunity to start your career in a global company that is recognised as a leader in the clinical research industry?

    If so, and you want to work within a supportive and collaborative team, consider working at Covance as a Sample Handling Assistant. In this role, you will:

    • Ensure kits are timely processed and laboratory samples timely delivered to the concerned departments.
    • Receive shipments from the different couriers and perform all related tasks.
    • Open and clean inbound shipments.
    • Ensure QC of the discarded material to prevent any failures and report to management as needed.
    • Sort specimens for storage and acknowledge them in the system with the pre-scan function.

    Build your skills at Covance

    Benefit from our experience generating more clinical trial data than any other central laboratory in the world. You’ll work beside extraordinary people and teams that together help bring life-changing medicines to market.

    Why people choose to work at Covance

    • Established processes and systems
    • A clear path for career advancement in a collaborative setting
    • Advanced education and training opportunities
    • Exposure to a fast-paced global testing environment

    What we’re looking for

    In this role you will join a team that is passionate about providing outstanding service delivery in a time pressured environment. To do well in this job you will have a high attention to detail and the ability to work in a collaborative team. While external clinical laboratory experience is preferred, a variety of different industry backgrounds and experience will be considered for this position as we provide full training to ensure your full success in the role.

    Get to know Covance

    Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

    Bringing new medicines to market requires bold ideas. That’s why we empower our exceptional people with mentoring, in-depth training and tailored career planning. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career journey and develop alongside supportive, industry leaders who are passionate about your individual success. At Covance, you’ll discover your own extraordinary potential as you explore diverse projects and unique career paths across the drug development spectrum.

    Join us and discover your energized purpose as we transform possibilities into reality for our clients—and your career.

    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.


    • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree / advanced degree in applicable discipline


    • Minimum 1 year of applicable working experience
    • Able to work in a team as well as independently
    • Dynamic attitude and ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to take up challenges
    • Strong detail orientation
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to use several software packages i.e. Word, Excel, Access


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