Covance GLP QA Officer I in Madison, Wisconsin

Job Overview

GLP Quality Assurance Officer I

Grow your career with a global leader

Do you appreciate the importance of paying attention to details? Are you an organized person who can work independently and drive data integrity? Are you familiar with GLP/GCP regulations?

If you are looking to grow your career as an auditor, consider joining Covance as a Quality Assurance Officer. In this position you will perform protocol, data, and report review and in-lab inspections to verify compliance with applicable SOPs and regulatory requirements (GLP/GCP) as you:

  • Participate in internal facility and supplemental inspections, under supervision

  • Assist with training in basic quality and regulatory matters and review SOPs

  • Assist in the performance of study sign-off activities including QA statement preparation and report finalization

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and harmonization efforts that promote best practices

This position is office-based in Madison, Wisconsin.


QA Officers are the most successful at Covance with:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in science or a related field, preferred

  • Strong drive for process optimization and data integrity

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with great attention to detail

  • Experience working in the CRO/Pharma industry highly preferred


  • At least 1 year of experienceas a quality auditor in a GxP regulated environment

A combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.

Working and thriving at Covance

As part of the global QA team, you’ll work in our fast-paced environment and contribute to our client-centric solutions in one the world's largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies.

We offer a competitive compensation package with medical and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.

Why QA Officers choose to work at Covance

  • Join a global company with many opportunities for career growth

  • Make a direct impact in healthcare and the lives of patients

  • Partner with and learn from inspiring colleagues and industry leaders

Why Covance

At Covance, it’s our people that make us great – it’s what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to lead exceptional people with diverse viewpoints. You’ll discover your own extraordinary potential as you drive strategy and build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond. Through your everyday work and an energized purpose, you’ll advance science and impact the lives of countless individuals.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients, our team—and you.

Ready to join us? Let’s get started.

Job Number 2018-24881

Job Category Quality Assurance

Position Type Full-Time

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