Apply Online
AstraZeneca Canada Inc.
Speaker at an AstraZeneca Canada 'My Science Matters' session

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why AstraZeneca Canada Inc. was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017):

  • AstraZeneca Canada supports employees who are new parents with maternity and parental leave top-up payments and offers the option to extend their paid leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • AstraZeneca Canada invests in ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for job-related courses (up to $3,000), subsidies for professional accreditation and a number of in-house and online training programs
  • AstraZeneca Canada encourages employees to adopt an ownership culture through a share purchase plan, available to all employees -- and offers additional financial incentives including signing bonuses for some employees and referral bonuses for employees who successfully refer a candidate (up to $2,000)
AstraZeneca Canada employees chat in the head office building galleria

Highlights

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1999
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Mississauga ON
Full-time employees in Canada 752
Part-time employees in Canada 6
Average age of employees in Canada 44
Longest serving employee 36 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension, matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 8 paid days)

The Career Directory

AstraZeneca Canada Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
AstraZeneca Canada employees preparing medicine for shipment at HPIC

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Mississauga ON
Full-time employees in Canada 752
Part-time employees in Canada 6
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Medical Sales Representative, Marketing Associate Manager, Medical Science Liasion, Financial Analyst, HR Coordinator
Starting salary $60K to $65K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited

Recruits at these schools


Search all jobs from AstraZeneca Canada Inc. Live search powered by Eluta.ca

Follow this employer: