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Fresenius Kabi USA Overview

Lake Zurich, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Fresenius Kabi is a global health care company that specializes in lifesaving medicines and medical technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition. Our expansive portfolio of products and global network of science and manufacturing centers provide essential ... Read more

Mission: The people at Fresenius Kabi are driven by a common purpose: to put life-saving medicines and technologies in the hands of people who care for patients, and to find answers to the challenges they face.

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Fresenius Kabi USA – Why Work For Us?

Lifesaving Medicines and Technologies

Fresenius Kabi is a global health care company that specializes in lifesaving medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition. Our products are used to help care for critically and chronically ill patients.

The people of Fresenius Kabi are driven by a common purpose to put lifesaving medicines and technologies in the hands of people who care for patients, and to find answers to the challenges they face.

Fresenius Kabi employs more than 30,000 people worldwide and has annual sales of more than $5 billion. We are part of Germany-based health care group Fresenius SE.

A History Serving Health care

The roots of Fresenius go back more than 100 years to the founding of Fresenius SE in Bad Homburg, Germany, where the company is headquartered today. In the United States, Fresenius Kabi expanded its presence in the United States in 2008 with the acquisition of APP Pharmaceuticals, which specializes in specialty injectable drugs. In 2012, the company acquired Fenwal Inc., which provides blood transfusion products and technologies.

A Leader in Infusion, Transfusion and Clinical Nutrition

Fresenius Kabi offers a broad portfolio of injectable and specialty pharmaceutical products with a focus on the oncology, anti-infective, anaesthetic/analgesic and critical care markets for use in hospitals, long-term care facilities, alternate care sites and clinics. The company also provides the related medical devices for the administration of these products.

Fresenius Kabi provides a comprehensive portfolio of transfusion technologies for manual and automated blood collection, separation and storage, as well as for other therapeutic procedures.

Clinical Nutrition
Fresenius Kabi provides parenteral nutrition (administered intravenously) and enteral nutrition (administered as sip or tube feed via the gastrointestinal tract), as well as nutrition pumps and infusion disposables.


Fresenius Kabi has several locations in the United States dedicated to the development, manufacture and delivery of lifesaving medicines and technologies:

  • Lake Zurich, Illinois is home to the North America headquarters for Fresenius Kabi, as well as the global research and development center for the company's medical devices.
  • We conduct pharmaceutical innovation and development, as well as manufacturing and distribution in Northern Illinois, we operate manufacturing centers in New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. And we have additional distribution centers in Mississippi and California.
  • Our field-based experts in sales, service and clinical education are located nationwide.
  • In Canada, we operate medical devices, pharmaceuticals, clinical nutrition and home care companies serving {all provinces}.

Core values form the basis for our day-to-day activities. With their abundant knowledge and skills, our employees throughout the world play an active role in shaping the future of Fresenius Kabi on the basis of our core values. We place paramount importance on living our values in our work.

We are committed to quality in everything we do. All our business practices and processes are designed to achieve excellence in quality along the entire value chain – from research and development through production to sales and marketing.

Medical Progress
We are dedicated to improving patient outcomes. We apply our unique expertise in pharmaceuticals and medical devices to create products that advance the therapy and care of critically and chronically ill patients worldwide.

Focus on Customer Needs
In all aspects of our operations, from product development and production to delivery and customer support, we are focused on our customers’ needs and expectations in order to support them in the optimal treatment and care of patients. With our global operations and geographic footprint, we provide optimal service to our customers worldwide.

Honesty and Integrity
We demand high ethical standards of ourselves, our products, and processes. We are committed to dealing fairly and respectfully with employees, business partners, government authorities, and the general public. Success in our business ventures depends upon maintaining the trust of these essential stakeholders.

Passion and Commitment
We aim to achieve a sustained increase in corporate value in the interests of our stakeholders: our customers, employees, business partners, and society as a whole. We will work together in a spirit of partnership to create value. Our success is founded on the skills and the commitment of our employees, and we encourage individual responsibility and entrepreneurship.

If you are looking to work for a growing, global corporation that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and their families, then you should consider Fresenius Kabi USA. We are an equal-opportunity employer that builds great leaders, teams and businesses. We value integrity, we reward achievement, and we celebrate the strength and diversity of a global work force. Our products and technologies are designed to help save lives and make health care more affordable and accessible.

At Fresenius Kabi USA, we give employees the freedom and resources to reach their potential. Employees enjoy the opportunity to work on multiple projects in a results-focused atmosphere with managers who care about their professional development. At Fresenius Kabi, you can enjoy a growing career, a company culture based on clear and elevating values, and the knowledge that your work makes a difference.

You will do well at Fresenius Kabi if you bring passion and commitment to your job; if you understand that how you work is as important as the work you do; and if you know how to deliver consistently on your commitments.

Serving health care is both an honor and a great responsibility. Our products are essential to health care, and our work will only become more important as the population continues to age. We are a great company that relies on great people to succeed. If you'd like to learn more about us, we'd love to hear from you.

Just visit the Job Search section to find out if there is an available position that interests you.

Career Opportunities with Fresenius Kabi USA are usually available within the following areas:

ENGINEERING: Many of our plant locations have positions available within the Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical and Industrial Engineering disciplines.

FINANCE: Types of positions within this functional area provide Finance professionals opportunities in several areas including, General and Tax Accounting, Accounts Payable/Receivable, and Financial Reporting.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Multiple technology platforms ranging from Local Area Networks to ERP systems offer Technology professionals a variety of areas of specialization including Infrastructure, Operations and Programming.

MANUFACTURING: Fresenius Kabi seeks manufacturing professionals in areas that include Production, Materials Management, Distribution and other manufacturing-related roles. Successful candidates can be part of a team that utilizes some of the most up-to-date technologies in the product delivery supply chain.

QUALITY ASSURANCE/QUALITY CONTROL: Since the quality of our product is a top priority, we seek Compliance professionals who are quality-minded as well as detail oriented to assist in ensuring that what and how we produce it, meet the highest quality standards.

REGULATORY AFFAIRS: Our Regulatory Affairs department offers qualified Regulatory Affairs professionals the opportunity to contribute to the company's growth and success by producing quality FDA applications for approval of an extensive line of products.

SALES AND MARKETING: The Fresenius Kabi sales and marketing team develops customer partnerships and relationships to create an environment in which our products are the preferred choice. Our sales and marketing team researches customer needs and incorporates those requirements into product development efforts and marketing strategies, ensuring a higher degree of commercial success.

SCIENCE: Positions within Quality Control as well as Research and Development offer our scientists the opportunity to apply knowledge and expertise within laboratory or

GMP support environments. Specific skills include mastery in the following areas:

  • Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Stability
  • Formulation
  • Validation

At Fresenius Kabi we acknowledge the importance of our employees and how they contribute to our continued success. Fresenius Kabi has built its reputation on the quality of its people. People who bring enthusiasm, skills and ability to service our customers through innovative, high quality products.

Our employees enjoy the variety and flexibility of our comprehensive benefit plans in meeting the needs of their families. Benefits include:


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Legal Insurance
  • Dependent Spouse and Child Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs


  • 401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan


  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Performance Management Program
  • Leadership Development


  • On-site Daycare (Corporate Headquarters Location)
  • Paid holiday, Vacation and Sick time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Services
  • On-site Fitness Center (Corporate Headquarters Location)


Join Fresenius Kabi and plan for a bright future.

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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Fresenius Kabi USA (Lake Zurich, IL) in July 2018.


    Very thorough - a phone interview with HR, with then an invite to interview with 5 other people separately. (1 HR, 1 Exec, 3 from Dept). Everyone was very nice and it was a positive experience.

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