Mission: Astellas Pharma US, Inc. upholds the Astellas Group's business philosophy, which has three elements — raison d'être, mission and beliefs. This business philosophy expresses the company’s goal to ...
Developing innovative therapies is one of the most challenging, most essential and personally rewarding fields in science. And there’s something special about working at Astellas. It’s reflected in our focus on the people we serve, the way we treat each other and the results we achieve as a company.
We invite you to learn more about how we are changing tomorrow.
Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company. Our culture is what makes us Astellas.
Astellas' commitment to changing tomorrow includes operating in a socially responsible way every day, and making Astellas an elite place to work throughout the Americas. We are constantly reviewing our total rewards package to ensure our employees receive valuable and highly competitive benefits and reward opportunities.
Pay For Performance
Paid Time Off
Flexible Work Options
Family Care Solutions
Astellas is committed to nurturing a diverse workforce because we know that an employee population with unique skills and different experiences can create better solutions for patients and stakeholders.
Our definition of diversity includes all of the characteristics that make individuals both unique and distinct – whether visible or not. We believe that our expertise, combined with the novel approaches and unique experiences of our employees, brings value to our organization.
We are proud to support seven dynamic employee resource groups (ERGs) focused on empowering employees to establish diverse and inclusive support communities within the organization.
Since their inception, the ERGs have been coordinating a variety of events like educational courses on retirement planning for women, town halls featuring prominent guest speakers and numerous development classes focused on helping minority employees navigate distinct challenges they might encounter.
At Astellas, we recognize the value of having employees that bring diverse skills and different experiences to the workplace. Nurturing our diverse workforce and ensuring our culture of inclusion enhances our ability to provide solutions to our patients and stakeholders.
We encourage current and former military personnel to explore career opportunities at Astellas.
We are committed to providing support for the recruitment, retention and recognition of Astellas employees with military experience. Aside from our hiring outreach, we honor and support military veterans in several ways:
I have been working at Astellas Pharma US full-time (More than 8 years)
Culture is a huge emphasis at this company. Focus is on doing the right thing for patients. Innovation and collaboration are valued.
Common challenges to the pharma industry. Cost, access to products, access to accounts. These are not unique to this company. Relatively flat org chart means fewer promotions.
Advice to Management
Continue to focus on corp. culture and people development. It is a strength.
I applied online. I interviewed at Astellas Pharma US (Northbrook, IL) in December 2017.
Started off with a recruiter who asked me basic questions (employment history, salary expectations) Next was phone interview with hiring manager, which then progressed to in-person interviews, 5 separate 30-45 person interviews.