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AstraZeneca in Australia and New Zealand

At AstraZeneca, our passion for big ideas and working collaboratively means that we can change possibilities into realities. Across Australia and New Zealand, we’ve been working to deliver the best value to patients for more than 50 years.

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We’re proud to be one of the largest manufacturers of pharmaceuticals in Australia & New Zealand, key partners for leadership and technical capability within the Asia Pacific operations network, and the global sole supplier to China of a primary respiratory product used in the treatment of asthma. Our wholehearted commitment to the research, development, manufacture and supply of medicines makes a real difference to the lives of patients all over the world.

There are over 1,070 of us in co-located manufacturing and commercial sites in North Ryde, Sydney and sales teams working remotely right across Australia and New Zealand. By collaborating with world-renowned scientists and academic institutions, and partnering with like-minded, science-led companies, we strengthen and build our capabilities everyday. This is your chance to grow your capabilities too. 

Did you know? we’re one of the largest manufacturers of pharmaceuticals in Australia, manufacturing more than 80 different product variations for patients across the globe.

Our sites

Macquarie Park, North Ryde, NSW

Our state-of-the-art manufacturing plant, based in North Ryde, New South Wales, is a world-class facility dedicated to the production of high-quality medicines. The site has a proven track record of delivering outstanding supply performance and is regarded as one of the most cost-efficient and successful manufacturing sites in our entire global network. 

Our commercial teams are located on a new site next to our manufacturing plant and are the heartbeat of our business. From Corporate Affairs, Distribution, Facility Management and Finance to Global Supply Chain, HR, IT, Manufacturing, Marketing, Medical Affairs, Quality Assurance and Sales, they enjoy an open plan and agile office environment with collaborative spaces to create and share ideas. 

Wherever you work, you’ll find our culture is fast paced, energetic, busy and fun. Everyone across the business pushes themselves and colleagues to overcome great challenges and achieve amazing outcomes. And we do this with a smile on our face as we’re passionate about the industry we work in and we know that what we do really matters.

What we offer

Working here means being entrepreneurial, seeing the bigger picture and working together to make the impossible a reality. We share a strong and meaningingful purpose: to help patients globally. That’s why we give you everything you need to help you grow personally and professionally.

Our culture

Join us and you’ll find employee engagement and development are a top priority. We nurture an innovative and collaborative culture and celebrate our diversity – the many skills, perspectives and ideas that help us deliver for patients. We need great people who share our love of science and can help us in our mission to create medicines that transform patients' lives and benefit society.

On-site amenities

Our social hub and shared working spaces encourage collaborative working. Other facilities include: bike storage, discounted food and drink in our onsite cafeteria, and a rooftop space for BBQs and meetings overlooking Lane Cove National Park with its picturesque Lane Cove River, walkways, picnic spots and campground.

Giving back

We’re committed to making a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians and New Zealanders in ways that go beyond medicine:
As part of our commitment to our Young Health Programme we are proud to partner with the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation on the Secondary Years Kitchen Garden Project. 
Our Women in Pharma group is focussed on supporting and promoting women in the industry through networking, promoting career development through education and by sharing experiences and insights.
#PatientJourneyWeek, is an initiative that started in 2015 and brings all of AZANZ people together. Understanding what patients are experiencing is key to our ability to push the boundaries of science in developing and delivering therapies that improve their quality of life.

Benefits and perks

Together with unlimited training and development opportunities and the chance to work  with cutting-edge technologies, you’ll enjoy a flexible holiday and benefits package. This includes: salary continuance insurance, paid parental leave (12 weeks at full pay, plus car allowance for up to 1 year and superannuation for up to 1 year), 10% superannuation in Australia (above 9.5% industry average), above market kiwisaver (NZ equivalent savings scheme), and more.

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  • AstraZeneca, Australia

    66 Talavera Rd, Macquarie Park NSW 2113, Australia

  • AstraZeneca, Australia, manufacturing plant

    47 Talavera Road, North Ryde, NSW 2113, Australia

  • AstraZeneca, New Zealand

    PO Box 87453, Meadowbank Auckland 1742, New Zealand

The onus is on you to drive your own development, while drawing on support. I know my team leaders and managers are always right behind me.

– Yen Shih, Lean Practitioner

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Great culture, great work assignments, supportive management. Rotation opportunity within the company. They value inclusion and diversity.