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  • What we do:
    Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
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    • Boehringer Ingelheim, Ellesfield Avenue, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG128YS
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About Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

Boehringer Ingelheim are a pharmaceutical manufacturer that researches, develops, manufactures and markets novel medications of high therapeutic value for humans and veterinary medicine.

Founded in 1885, the company today operates globally with 146 affiliates and more than 47,000 employees. Their key areas of interest are respiratory diseases, metabolism, immunology, oncology and diseases of the central nervous system.

Their ambition is to serve mankind by being the preferred partner and admired competitor by being number one in animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. By 2025, Boehringer Ingelheim aspire to grow their sales to €25 billion, to remain independent and continue to create value through innovation.

Chief Executive Officer Sabine Nikolaus lunches in the restaurant most days and always joins other tables or warmly and frequently invites people to join her at lunch. She maintains an open door policy (literally) and encourages people in the new starter video to come and seek her out.

What is it like to work for Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

My Manager
My Manager
All managers have their performance reviewed through our internal performance review process. This involves a minimum of two formal review meetings per year in addition to regular one-to-ones.
My Team
My Team
Each team has a Christmas celebration paid for by the company that provides free transport or accommodation to all employees that wish it. They have a Santa’s Grotto at the head office for employees with younger families.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
In addition to performance related bonuses and incentives, the company are strong advocates of recognising the uniqueness of the individual. A variety of rewards are given from time off, to bubble baths and chocolates to dinner vouchers for yourself and a partner or large cash sums.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

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    40% / 60%

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  • Earning £35,000+:


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