Frequently Asked Questions

We know you have a few questions about us. Read on for a list of our most commonly asked questions.

  • What does Mead Johnson look for in candidates?
    • First and foremost, we look for people who can demonstrate the skills and success within their given areas of expertise and for the position for which they are applying. A global company such as ours requires a wide variety of professionals, from scientists and engineers to marketers, accountants, legal professionals and supply chain experts. We want people who are team players, and who have a track record of high performance. We need people who are self-motivated and possess a drive to succeed, but who are also respectful and open with their colleagues. Finally, you must share our purpose and a passion for our mission; to nourish the world’s children for the best start in life.

  • What can I expect in an interview?
    • We believe that past success is the best indicator of future performance. Therefore, our in-person interviews take a close look at your skills and abilities and how well they match with the position for which you have applied. We treat this as an opportunity for us to understand your capabilities and motivators, and for you to learn more about our company and our culture.

  • If I apply for a position, will I be contacted by Mead Johnson?
    • Upon applying, you will receive an automatic response that your resume was received. Then, if you are selected for a phone interview, a staffing specialist will contact you.

  • What makes working at Mead Johnson different from other companies?
    • Mead Johnson is committed to nourishing the world’s children for the best start in life. Our mission drives and unites us, and our high-performance culture makes us stand out from the rest. Although we have a large global footprint, we pride ourselves on our speed. That’s because we are committed to creating a work environment that is open, supportive and action-oriented, so you can focus on what matters: getting work done and done well.

  • What is the culture like at Mead Johnson?
    • ​We have an innovative culture that comes to life because of great colleagues who share a common love for the work we do. We value accountability, teamwork, innovation, integrity and success, and we are committed to doing what’s best for each other, for our company and for our customers. We have a fast-moving culture that believes in rewarding our people for their performance and providing opportunities for them to learn and grow every day.

  • What benefits are offered at Mead Johnson?
    • We pride ourselves on offering a benefits program that is competitive with the very best employers. Our benefit offerings in the U.S. include, but are not limited to:

      • Health coverage

      • Disability and Life Insurance

      • 401(k) Retirement and saving plan

      • Vacation time and paid holidays

      • Flexible work arrangements

      • Tuition reimbursement

      • Child Care services and support

  • How long before I am eligible for benefits at Mead Johnson?
    • You and your eligible dependents have access to our world-class benefits from your first day of employment. For example, you are vested in our 401(k) as soon as you begin contributing to the program.

  • Does Mead Johnson offer relocation?
    • We do offer relocation benefits for most professional positions. Our relocation program is best in class, offering a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs.