Covance Industrial Cleaning Operative in Harrogate, United Kingdom

Job Overview

Here at Covance, we value all employees equally, because every team member is essential to the success of our group. We are recruiting for a Industrial Cleaning Operative to join our Animal House Operations department.

On top of being valued and respected, the opportunity for progression is excellent – we invest in your development and will help you to progress along whichever career path you choose.

The job role includes:

  • Industrial power-washing within the facility

  • Sterilising equipment to maintain hygiene levels

  • Taking receipt of and storing department materials

  • Responsible for maintaining a clean environment in the enclosures for the animals

Hours of work: Mon-Thurs -7.45-4pm and Fri -7.45-3.30pm plus one weekend working in every 3 (overtime paid). Standard hours are 37 hours.

The job can be hard work and physically demanding but you will gain an enormous sense of satisfaction knowing that your contribution is helping new, lifesaving medicines be developed. Plus you’ll have the opportunity to develop a flexible and rewarding long term career with us.

The only requirement for applying is an enthusiastic and committed attitude and a reliable and hardworking approach to the job. Contact us today and see where it takes you!

Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover, contributory pension.

At Covance, you can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world. Our commitment to this mission has resulted in Covance’s impressive history of company stability and growth. We’ve achieved these results by fostering a work environment that encourages, develops and leverages our team’s capabilities.

Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities. There is no better time to join us!

Education / Qualifications

Although it would be preferable for the successful candidate to have GCSE level qualifications, it is not essential.


Although it would be preferable for the successful candidate to have some experience of working with cleaning equipment, it is not essential

Job Number 2018-19954

Job Category Other

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.