Inspiring careers

Whether you join us on an apprenticeship, a placement or as a graduate, you’ll discover and develop new skills and take your first steps towards a career in changing the world with us.

We have three core businesses that research, develop and manufacture life-enhancing products for our patients and consumers. Alongside this, we also have functions that make our business run effectively. Everyone has a big role to play in our business and the chance to make an impact right from the start of their career with us. Our success relies on all sorts of people, not just the scientists who discover and develop healthcare breakthroughs. We need technicians and engineers to deliver these products and a range of different specialists to market our brands and provide essential services such as IT, HR and finance.

We’re looking for people who are curious and collaborative; courageous people who drive their own development and share our values. You’ll need to be confident, have strong communication skills and enjoy working in teams. Whatever area interests you most, get ready to play a vital part in helping us solve some of the world’s most important healthcare challenges.

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Film discussion points:

  • Which adjectives were you surprised to hear in the film to describe science and scientists?
  • Which aspects of science make it an inspirational career to embark on?
  • Which area of science would you like to see someone, perhaps yourself, make a breakthrough in?

Our people

Fiona Hartley

Industrial Placement student in Investigative Preclinical Toxicology

George Okafo

Consultancy Director and Incubation Project Leader

Nerea del Saz

Industrial Placement student, Process Engineer in OSD Engineering

Rhiannon Lowe

Investigator working in Investigative Preclinical Toxicology (IPT)