Join us in improving lives through cutting-edge science

We are united in our care for people. This care is intrinsic from the application of our chemistry through to how we behave toward one another.

Work-life balance is normal here. Safety is paramount. We’re dependable and work in partnership with our clients. You’ll join a team with people who are some of the best in their field focused on solving some of the toughest scientific problems.

Our diverse experience, developed from work with early-stage start-ups through to big-pharma, means that we’re constantly developing our capabilities. We’re on the cutting edge of science, pushing boundaries to get the job done.

GlycoSyn is a business unit of Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand’s science and innovation agency. You would be joining a network of more than 400 people, working to accelerate science and technology innovation.

Join our diverse, wellbeing-centric workplace.

Capable of great things?

Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • On-site childcare
  • 4 weeks holiday leave + extra leave over Christmas/New Year
  • 10 days sick leave
  • Community volunteer day leave
  • On-site nurse
  • Sports events
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free parking
  • On-site cafeterias
  • Park-like grounds

What do you like about working here?

“Medium-scale enterprise – can get to know staff well; the general friendliness, cohesion and cooperation of most staff. Being part of a wider research campus and the ability to interact with other teams to get wider expertise if required.”

“Super smart & capable people.”

“I like working here because I can work as a happy chemist with a sense of fulfilment.”

“The work we do, we make a difference in the world.”

“Every project is different. Day to day the job can be quite varied. The satisfaction of taking a project through GMP manufacture to make the final product.”

“Very flexible (family friendly) and relaxed atmosphere.”

“Work life balance, team atmosphere, solving clients problems.”

“The challenge and the flexibility.”

“The people are amazing to work with, care about what they do, and our work is fundamentally about helping to create new medicines that will make a real difference to people’s lives.”