Ajinomoto Althea, Inc. is a fully integrated contract development and manufacturing organization providing clinical drug process development and manufacturing services to global biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Althea has the capacity to support early-stage clinical requirements through commercial manufacturing.
How to Get Hired
We asked Ajinomoto Althea Inc. for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
Althea is known for a strong culture, unwavering customer focus, and top-notch talent. Candidates focused on finding a company mission and culture they connect with are the candidates we’re interested in hearing from and the candidates who make great hires. The impact our work has on patients and the way we work together to reach goals and overcome obstacles drive life at Althea. Althea is a great match for innovative, accountable team players who communicate openly, maintain high quality standards, and are experts at what they do.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
We hire candidates who are excited about contributing to the work we’re doing and jumping into our dynamic environment. We appreciate candidates who convey their interest in Althea by researching the company and starting their application process with a foundational understanding of the business, and who we are. When going through the application process be sure to clearly communicate (whether in a cover letter, or in your interview) why you are a great fit for the role and where your most relevant experience lies. If this is a new industry for you or if you are applying for a ‘stretch role,’ let us know exactly what you have been doing to prepare for the shift or to make that step up in your career.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
Now is an exciting time to join Althea, and as we continue to grow we are hiring across many areas of the business. Candidates with interest and/or experience in quality assurance, quality control, manufacturing (drug product or drug substance), process science, or general administration will find various opportunities available on our careers site throughout the year. To support our clients in advancing their product pipelines we are vigilant in maintaining the highest quality standards, so candidates with backgrounds in Quality will continue to be a focus.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Get to know us better! Our website is the best place to discover the story of Althea, our milestones and accomplishments, and the many ways in which we serve our clients. We also have a presence on many social media platforms including LinkedIn and Twitter. Don’t forget your personal relationships; ask the Althean you know about their experiences and why they love their job. Candidates who are inspired to work at Althea should head to the careers page of our website.