The company employs 14,000 people worldwide in more than 50 countries, and has nearly
600 employees in the UK, more than half of whom work in research. It is now part
Organon’s business headquarters in the UK are in Cambridge. From there experts in
sales, marketing, administration and a variety of professional disciplines handle
the company’s commercial operations throughout the country.
Organon’s drug discovery research complex at Newhouse, Scotland, is one of the largest
of its kind in the country. More
What they make
Products that contribute to the health of people and their quality of life. Innovative
prescription medicines for gynaecology, mental health, anaesthesia and cardiovascular
Where they make them in Scotland
Organon Research Scotland,
Tel: 01698 736000
What they want
“Organon operates within a highly competitive global environment. Our success is
based on recruiting and retaining highly talented, committed and competent people.
Career opportunities can be both local and global. Organon provides an extensive
portfolio of training and development opportunities.” More
“Creativity, perseverance, managerial skills, career potential, and multidisciplinary
team spirit feature just as prominently among Organon's recruitment criteria as educational
What it’s like to work there
“Trust and integrity are extremely important to us and as a result we focus on identifying
these values throughout the recruitment process. I have been with the company for
over 5 years. It is highly motivating to work for an organisation where the culture
is increasingly open and fun (albeit hard work!).” More
Phil Jones, a medicinal chemist from Manchester chose to move three years ago to
Organon in Newhouse, in the heart of Scotland’s central belt.
Andy Edwards had always been interested in chemistry since school. Joining Organon’s
research facility in Newhouse, just outside Glasgow, dropped him on the doorstep
of the great outdoors.
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration assigns priority review status to sugammadex -
a new drug that “has the potential to change the way doctors practice anaesthesia”.