Think borderless,
spread happiness.

ROHTO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd is a multinational company with a history of over 120 years, renowned for its fast-moving consumer goods and OTC drugs. Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, with various domestic and overseas subsidiaries. Although we were initially known for OTC drugs, part of our DNA is to do the unexpected, and for the purpose of people and society’s well-being, we pursue businesses not limited to pharmaceutical operations. Our devotion to meet and exceed customer expectations is the core of Rohto’s business, which has been our main motivator and guidance throughout these years.

Since our founding, “health” has been ROHTO’s core value and we have provided many people with accessible “health” through our over-the-counter (OTC) drug products and skincare products. Under the slogan "Connect for Well-being" as our management vision for 2030, we will continue to contribute to the wellbeing of people all over the world through our business activities and aim to realize a sustainable society in which people can live healthy and happy lives.

To accomplish this, we are seeking people who can support and accelerate the growth of Rohto. The driving force behind Rohto is unquestionably the “people”. A truly diverse workforce is inherently stronger as it is highlighted by people from varying backgrounds with unique experiences, points of view, and knowledge. We believe that this plays an important role in maximizing creativity and accelerating innovation. Our way of working is by embracing the spirit of close cooperation, taking challenges, stir passionate debate, and being action oriented.

A career at Rohto will help you realize your potential and push yourself to be the better version of you. Are you ready to take part in this journey?

  • 01

    Think Global,
    Act Local

    "The current way is not necessarily the best way." With this perspective in mind, we want to see your potential to translate your global perspectives to offer new insights and deliver new values in our domestic workplace to achieve our management vision, which would be of utmost value.

  • 02

    Proactive &

    Creating new things require curiosity, strong will, and proactiveness to initiate. These are attributes we find vital, especially when you are applying your research background and experience to bridge your expertise to the Businesses of Rohto.

  • 03


    Flexibility of being able to play both (leader and follower) roles efficiently is valued, but most importantly to have your own hypothesis and being able to voice it out regardless of your role is what we look for.

We are now starting our recruitment activities for
April 2025 entry.

We're excited to announce job opportunities for entry-level global contract positions in R&D, Global Market Development, and Global Information Technology Division. If you're interested to join our team, please submit your application through the provided link below.


  • Entry level of
    Research and Development

    We are inviting application for R&D related positions (i.e. Basic Research, Product Formulation development, Safety and Quality design, Regenerative medicines, Data Science). Required education background : Master or PhD degree in Science majors (Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Pharmacy, Bioinformatics/Data sciences, etc.). No proficiency in Japanese is required during recruitment process.

  • Entry level of
    Global Market Development

    We are inviting application for Business related positions as account representative (Marketing, International Logistics, etc.).Required education background : Bachelor or Master degree in Humanities major (i.e. Health care, Marketing, International Business). Working experience in health care field is welcomed. Certificate of JLPT N2 and fluent Japanese communication & writing skills are required.

  • Entry level of Global
    Information Technology Division

    We are inviting application for Global Information Technology position. Responsibility : implementing IT system (Supply chain, Accounting etc.) for overseas subsidiary.Required education background: Bachelor or Master degree (science and humanities major both welcome) with IT skills and knowledge (Programing, Database, Network, Security etc.). Certificate of JLPT N2 and fluent Japanese communication & writing skills are required.

  • STEP 01


    Please complete your application using the provided link below.

  • STEP 02

    Entering Information

    Upon entering your information, input the required CV information, photo, and additional required items as instructed.

  • STEP 03


    The deadline for completed submission is January 15th, 2024, 11AM !

  • STEP 04


    Schedule regarding upcoming interviews and selection process will be shared through email and dashboard.
    Please make sure to input valid email address.



※1 l The schedule for recruitment will be disclosed in a timely manner, but the process will include several steps of interviews and short internship, and the final results of the recruitment process will be announced around Spring 2024. The recruitment will be conducted in a mixture of on-line and face-to-face.

※2 l The details of the recruitment applied from here will be shared in English. If you are more comfortable with Japanese and would like to undergo recruitment process fully in Japanese for permanent employee, please refer to this recruitment webpage. Recruitment process is combined with Japanese candidates.

※3 l If you have any queries, please contact us at with the title as [Inquiry about Recruitment 2025].

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