Purdue Pharma (Canada), a privately held pharmaceutical company founded by physicians, has been passionately committed to improving the health and quality of life of Canadians for over 60 years. As a leader in the development, manufacturing and commercialization of medicines for pain management and central nervous system disorders, Purdue Pharma (Canada) has an innovative product portfolio of prescription and non-prescription medications that is focused on supporting the needs of patients and improving patients’ lives in meaningful ways.
Purdue Pharma (Canada) is one of the limited number of pharmaceutical companies in the country that continues to maintain a fully integrated research and development (R&D) formulation laboratory, drug development function and manufacturing capabilities. This means that Purdue Pharma (Canada) participates in the earliest stages of product development and provides a broad variety of business-building opportunities from both national and worldwide sources.
Our employees are the cornerstone to our success. We believe in supporting and developing our people so they can support us in developing and providing innovative medicines for patients and health care professionals.
Our employees can expect a work environment that focuses on their health and wellness, while providing opportunities to grow, learn, be engaged and fulfilled. Our employees enjoy these benefits and more:
- Competitive Total Compensation Packages
- Access to Learning and Development Opportunities
- Free Parking On Site
- Participation in Global Corporate Challenge
I have had the pleasure of working at Purdue Pharma for several years and I can truly say that Purdue is committed to providing terrific learning and development opportunities to its employees. I joined Purdue very early on in my career and over the course of my time here, I have had the chance to work in various roles, all of which offered a solid learning platform that enabled me to advance to the next level. Being an end-to-end company covering all aspects of the business from R&D to Commercial, Purdue Pharma is a unique entity within the Canadian pharmaceutical industry. If you are looking for a dynamic learning environment, Purdue is the place for you!
Purdue creates opportunities for employees to grow and develop. I have been encouraged to expand my skillset, and have been supported as I set greater goals for my personal and professional growth. The opportunities to work across many functions with diverse teams have not only helped me grow professionally, but have also reminded me that as an employee at Purdue, I am valued and have impact.
Working at Purdue, I feel that I am more than just an employee – I am a member of this amazing community, with the power to make a difference. Over my 5 years here, Purdue proves to continuously recognize hard work and actively provide opportunities and support for individuals who show a passion for growing their careers.
At Purdue, People Matter
Purdue Pharma (Canada)’s values – Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Accountability – guide our decisions and actions every day. Our Competency Framework helps employees know what is expected of them and achieve their best performance with a focus on: Cultivating Talent, Customer Focus, Leading the Way, Owning It, Teaming Up and Thinking Big.
Our Employees Care
Purdue Pharma (Canada) employees have the opportunity to give back through volunteer efforts in the community and various fundraising campaigns, such as United Way. Each year, our employees join together to donate their time, energy and financial resources during our annual employee fundraising campaign for the United Way of Durham. In 2016 alone, Purdue Pharma (Canada) donated over 1,300 volunteer hours across Canada through various “Day of Caring” events. Our employee’s long-standing commitment to United Way has been recognized year after year with several awards. These initiatives help foster a culture of volunteerism where employees have the opportunity to get involved and make a difference.
We strive to create a collaborative and creative environment to support and empower our employees to make the most of their career.
At Purdue Pharma, we are all accountable for our roles in operating the business and responding to our stakeholders’ needs – most importantly, the patients we serve. To do so, we must and do place the highest level of importance on adhering to our company values, and to always doing the right thing. Operating with Integrity makes me proud of the work we do. Ethics and Compliance is not just an obligatory function at Purdue – it is woven into the fabric of all our activities, and everyone here is responsible for its keeping.
Purdue Pharma (Canada) offers a unique opportunity to make a positive difference in people’s lives. The autonomy and empowerment within which we operate means our daily actions and decisions can have significant and swift impact. We are a Canadian company and part of a worldwide network of independently associated organizations. In that we take great pride and take this great accountability seriously. Our commitment to meeting Canadian patients’ needs has not wavered in our 60+ year history.
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Doing the Right Thing
At Purdue Pharma (Canada), we always do what is right for the patients we serve, the greater public health, our business, and our fellow employees and partners. We act in accordance with both the spirit and the letter of all applicable laws, regulations, codes and policies – whether they are imposed by third parties or by ourselves.
We believe that our corporate responsibility does not stop with providing innovative medicines designed to improve patient health and well-being. We believe we have a larger role to play in the health of our communities and we’re proud of our long-standing commitment to corporate citizenship and community service.
Our employees know that whether they bottle liquids, quality test tablets, develop new molecules, advertise our consumer products, or pursue product approvals and reimbursement, we must each continue to do the right thing in every decision we make, every action we take, every day.
This is doing the right thing.
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