Here is the list of top 10 pharmaceuticals companies in the world. These were the biggest pharmaceuticals companies according to Forbes 2013 list. Pfizer the US Pharma company topped the list at #1 while Novartis a Swiss pharma major at #2 while French company Sanofi stood at #3. Four US companies made it to top ten in the world which are Pfizer, Merck & Co., Abbott Laboratories & Eli Lilly & Co. while there were two companies AstraZeneca & GlaxoSmithKline were from United Kingdom. Roche Holding & Novartis from Switzerland and Teva Pharmaceuticals Inds were from Israel and Sanofi from France.
If you are looking for the career opportunities with Pharmaceuticals companies then these companies are the best places to work across the world. These companies have global operations and create large number of job opportunities in Pharmaceutical industry.
Pfizer Inc. is an American company headquartered at New York City. It was founded in 1849 at Brooklyn and it has grown as the biggest pharma company in the world. If you are looking for the jobs in corporate office then you can find great opportunities in New York City if you aspire for research jobs then Pfizer offers large number of jobs at its research headquarter at Groton, Connecticut. Pfizer’s overall rank according to Forbes was 37.
Pfizer Job Portal : www.pfizercareers.com
Novartis International AG is Swiss company with its global headquarter located at Basel in Switzerland. It is the second largest pharmaceutical company in the world. It has several divisions where you can find job of your interest. Its main divisions includes Alcon, Corporate, Pharma, Consumer Health, Animal Health, Sandoz & Over The Counter. If you are looking for the research jobs with Novartis then you can find suitable job with Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR). Its business is spread across over three dozen countries across the world. Whether you are looking for jobs in Brazil, India, Japan, France, Italy, USA or UK it is the best place to work in the world in pharma industry. You can visit the link below for global jobs openings or by visiting this link you can visit the country specific website from global career webpage to find job in your country. Novartis was 57th largest company in the world.
Novartis Global Career Portal : www.novartis.com/careers
Sanofi S.A. is French multinational pharma company based in Paris, France. It is the third largest pharmaceutical company according to Forbes 2013 list. Sanofi is the biggest pharma company in France and 72nd largest company in the world.
Sanofi Jobs : http://en.sanofi.com/careers/careers.aspx
4. Merck & Co.
Merck&Co Inc is a second largest company in USA and 82 largest company in the world according to Forbes. It is among the biggest employer in the industry in United States.
Merck Job Portal : www.merck.com/careers
5. Roche Holding
Roche Holding is the second largest Pharmaceuticals company in Switzerland. It is 93rd biggest company in the world. If you are looking for the pharma job in Switzerland then it is along with Novaris is the best place to work.
Roche Jobs : www.roche.com/careers.htm
GlaxoSmithKline is the biggest Pharmaceutical company in U.K. and it is among the top 10 pharma company in the world. It offers great jobs not only in UK but worldwide.
GlaxoSmithKline Careers : www.gsk.com/careers.html
7. Abbott Laboratories
Abbott Laboratories is the third largest US based company . It is the third largest company in Pharmaceutical sector in US.
Abbott Laboratories Jobs : www.abbottcareers.com
AstraZeneca is the second largest company in United Kingdom and among the top 10 in world in industry.
AstraZeneca Global Jobs : www.astrazeneca.com/Careers
9. Eli Lilly & Co.
Eli Lilly & Co. is the among top 5 companies in the United States and among top 10 in the world. If you are looking for the jobs in United States then it can be one of the best place to find job.
Eli Lilly Careers : www.lilly.com/careers
10. Teva Pharmaceutical Inds
Teva Pharmaceutical Inds is the largest company of Israel in industry. Whether you are looking for the jobs in Israel or any other country it is of the best company in the sector.
Teva Jobbs: www.tevapharm.com/Career/Pages/Career.aspx
Job Types :-
We have listed below some of the most common jobs you will find in the industry. If you are looking for some specific job in these company whether in the core business area, research, production, corporate office, sales, logistics or packaging you can always find the jobs from the official career portal.
- Clinical Lab Scientist
- Bioinformatics Intern
- Analytical Technician
- Quality Manager
- Laboratory Assistant
- Clinical Data Manager
Top 10 Pharmaceuticals Companies according to Fortune 500
- Johnson & Johnson
- Abbott Laboratories
- Eli Lilly
- Bristol Myers Squibb
- Gilead Sciences