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AmerisourceBergen Overview

Conshohocken, PA
10000+ employees
2001
Company - Public (ABC)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$10+ billion (USD) per year
As a Fortune 10 company, AmerisourceBergen is one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies. Our focus is on patients. AmerisourceBergen equips healthcare providers and manufacturers within the pharmaceutical and biotech industries to ... Read more

Mission: We are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

Company Updates

  • When disaster strikes, massive logistical challenges are presented that can disrupt the flow of medicine and supplies. Along with our partners, we’re proud to support Healthcare Ready’s Heroes in Action series and share stories of organizations across the healthcare supply chain overcoming obstacles to help patients in need. Learn more. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMimP

    Healthcare Ready | Heroes in Action

    The healthcare supply chain is made up of countless organizations and companies that work around the clock to bring medications and treatments to patients. During disasters, extraordinary efforts and creative solutions are required to overcome unimaginable logistical challenges.

  • AmerisourceBergen was built on a legacy of more than 100 years of excellence in pharmaceutical sourcing and wholesale distribution. Journey through the decades with a timeline of our history: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMtTc

    Our History

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AmerisourceBergen – Why Work For Us?


We are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

Our patients depend on us to deliver life-saving medication, and our associates depend on us to foster an environment of diversity, inclusion and patient-centered care. By putting people first and maximizing our impact at the center of healthcare delivery, we fuel growth, move marketers and enable access to care for millions each day. AmerisourceBergen connects the healthcare industry, applying innovation toward everything from the way pharmaceuticals are sourced and distributed to the delivery of personalized patient care. To improve the treatment journey for each patient, helping them gain access to, afford, and stay on vital therapies that enhance their quality of life. 

We are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

Putting people first.

We are committed to our people. We provide our associates with access to professional development, competitive and advanced health and wellness programs, ongoing educational opportunities and culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion, while taking care of our communities by helping them get access to quality care. And we’re building a more sustainable environment while fostering innovation, driving operational efficiency and reducing cost. Here are just a few examples of how we celebrate putting people first.

  • Recognized as a great place to work in many of our major office locations several years in a row: Philadelphia, PA; Tampa, FL; Ft. Mill, SC; Cincinnati, OH
  • Named a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company in 2017 and 2018
  • #12 on Fortune 500 List
  • #19 on Forbes’ Most Innovative Companies
  • 100% Corporate Equality Index (CEI) in 2018   
Celebrate individuality. Act as a community.

We celebrate individuality and act as a community throughout everything we do at AmerisourceBergen. We are proud to promote a welcoming environment for associates from all backgrounds where inclusivity and respect in the workplace are at the core of our culture. We encourage community through our Employee Resource Groups: LGBTAllies, Women’s Impact Network and Veterans in Action. We also feel strongly that military service members possess the leadership qualities we look for in potential candidates. We offer veterans a variety of career opportunities across the AmerisourceBergen network. Learn more about some of our Veteran Success Stories here

Corporate citizenship at AmerisourceBergen.

At AmerisourceBergen, our enterprise-wide commitment to good Corporate Citizenship is rooted in our Purpose. We are building healthier futures by fostering a positive impact on the environment and society through the work we do, with the people who do it, and in the communities we serve. Read more in our Corporate Citizenship Report.  

We invite you to be a part of the future of healthcare. AmerisourceBergen connects pharmacies, providers and patients with the products they need. From warehouse and customer service associates to sales executives and IT talent, our associates embody our promise to customers and are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. Learn about some of our careers by clicking on the featured videos below.

What you can expect when you apply to a position with AmerisourceBergen

  • A completed application will be reviewed against the qualifications for the position.
  • If qualified, additional screening will occur, which may include an assessment test, phone screen or interview. Depending on the position, there may be several steps in the stage.
  • If you are selected for a position, you will need to successfully complete a pre-employment background check, which includes a drug screen and criminal check. Depending on the role, additional checks may be required.
  • You will receive communication throughout the process on your application status.

Tips for applying toa position at AmerisourceBergen

  • Review the job posting and apply to positions that match your qualifications and experiences.
  • Complete the application and submit a resume or LinkedIn profile.
  • If selected for a phone screen or interview, please respond promptly. AmerisourceBergen primarily communicates via email. Please ensure you include a valid email address in your application and you check your email often.
  • Be ready for the phone screen or interview. Do your research on the company and ask good questions.

AmerisourceBergen is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

 

Sales Careers

Every day our sales executives ensure a seamless transition of medication from distribution over to the patient. You are on the frontline with the customer each day. Some of the key traits that we look for in our sales executives are passion about what you do, passion about healthcare and respect for the healthcare industry. At AmerisourceBergen, the sales executive position is seen as a launching pad for the rest of your career. If you are a natural-born leader, charismatic, passionate about succeeding, innovative, and you want to be the driver of your own career, then this is the career for you.


Information Technologies Careers

Information Technologies (IT) at AmerisourceBergen doesn’t just mean technology; that is only a small part of what we do. Our IT department works very closely with the business to drive healthcare forward, working with cutting edge technology. We work on cloud solutions, develop e-commerce platforms and ordering systems and run SAP, SAP HANA, SAP Hybris, Java, J2ee, Oracle, SQL Server and .net. We embrace people who challenge us to continually improve. We were ranked #19 most innovative companies in the world by Forbes in 2018.  In an IT career with AmerisourceBergen, you’re providing value back into the supply chain; you can influence what goes on in the business and in the healthcare industry at large. If you’re a person who wants to build systems and solutions that drive a better patient experience, then this is the place for you.


Clinical / Nursing

The role of a Registered Nurse is rapidly evolving. Nurses are no longer only working at the bedside, but are needed in nontraditional settings such as those offered through the nursing opportunities at Lash Group, part of AmerisourceBergen. Lash Group employs over 300 nurses throughout the country. Our nurses work with patients either via phone or in the field. Lash Group nurses are empowering patients to remain adherent to life-changing therapies. We are looking for nurses who are committed to providing patient-centered care, embrace change, and welcome new technology.


Warehouse Associate

The role of a Warehouse Associate is critical to enhance patient care within the pharmaceutical supply chain. We are looking for applicants who have a solid work ethic and are excited to work in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for picking customer orders on a multi-level mezzanine, packing and shipping orders, and troubleshooting problems to resolution. You will be expected to understand all aspects of production and adhere to strict safety, quality, compliance critical and production standards. Attendance and punctuality are important traits for this role as patients depend on you for their medication.


Warehouse Associate - Spanish translation


Internships

AmerisourceBergen’s summer internship program offers the opportunity to gain valuable real-world business experience and make a meaningful contribution in a team-oriented environment. Our interns can expect to be challenged and feel connected and valued by the AmerisourceBergen community. Before you finish your education, get a head start on your career with an internship at AmerisourceBergen. Learn More.

AmerisourceBergen Reviews

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    Pros

    Security will always be tgere

    Cons

    Hard work every night OT

    Advice to Management

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AmerisourceBergen Photos

AmerisourceBergen photo of: AmerisourceBergen Specialty Pharmacy
AmerisourceBergen photo of: AmerisourceBergen - Overhead Conveyor System
AmerisourceBergen photo of: US Bioservices Lab
AmerisourceBergen photo of: CEO Steve Collis Presenting at ThoughtSpot 2013
AmerisourceBergen photo of: AmerisourceBergen - Distribution Picking Area
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AmerisourceBergen Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at AmerisourceBergen in September 2018.

    Interview

    I interviewed with the director of tech support as well as the supervisor over the department. After my first interview I was invited back for a second interview. As of now I am waiting to hear back.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked non-conventional interview questions which I feel let's them get a better understanding of each person interviewed.   1 Answer
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AmerisourceBergen Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2019
  • Noteworthy Company, DiversityInc, 2019
  • Fortune #10 Company, Fortune 500, 2019
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2018
  • Noteworthy Company, DiversityInc, 2018
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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