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AstraZeneca Canada Inc.
Employees celebrating Canada's 150th birthday at AstraZeneca Canada

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2018)

Here are some of the reasons why AstraZeneca Canada Inc. was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2018):

  • AstraZeneca Canada's head office features a number of onsite amenities, including a cafeteria with healthy and special diet menus, interactive "thinkSpace" rooms equipped with state-of-the-art collaboration technology and comfortable seating, and subsidized access to a shared-use fitness facility, with basketball court and sauna
  • AstraZeneca Canada helps employees achieve greater work-life balance with flexible hours, a telecommuting option, paid personal days off and paid time off during the winter holidays
  • 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 staff on Employee Appreciation Day

Highlights

Industry Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1999
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Mississauga ON
Full-time employees in Canada 720
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Average age of employees in Canada 42
Longest serving employee 37 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 apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, 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 500 to 750
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Medical Sales Representative, Marketing Associate Manager, Financial Analyst, HR Coordinator, Medical Sales Representative, Marketing Manager, Medical Science Liaison, Financial Analyst, Human Resources Coordinator
Starting salary $60K to $65K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 8 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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