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Engineering Project Coordinator

December 17 2020
Categories CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Engineering, Engineering, Engineering, Project management, Project Management, Business Analysis, Project, Project management, Planning
Etobicoke, ON

About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations. Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit:

Job Summary

Responsible for establishing and managing the scope, design, development, schedule, construction and start-up of various Capital Projects and Leasehold Improvement Projects for Apotex Inc.. Ensures that all company regulations and procedures are followed and that all work is done in a safe, timely and cost effective manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare cost estimates, feasibility studies and execution schedules for capital projects and/or portions thereof assigned.
  • In leading projects as assigned, responsible for delivery of project scope within budget and schedule.
  • Prepare and/or co-ordinate the development of detailed drawings and specifications for assigned projects using AutoCAD and Apotex Standards.
  • Provide recommendations to technical professionals/management relative to the selection, negotiation, management and evaluation of external suppliers, contractors and technologies.
    Co-ordinate the activities of outside consultants and contractors in the execution of design and construction work, ensuring Apotex technical and regulatory compliance standards, cost and schedule parameters are maintained and reported.
  • Lead and/or support the development and execution of F.A.T., commissioning and validation requirements and associated documentation for work assigned.
  • In cooperation with the other Apotex project leadership team members, ensure that all systems are in place to ensure due diligence in design and construction procurement/execution and project cost and schedule controls.
  • Ensure that all work is performed in full compliance with established Apotex Inc. and regulatory standards including, but not limited to, Apotex Inc. safety policies and procedures, cGMP, building code and MOL/MOE requirements.
  • Lead and/or support the development and ongoing maintenance of corporate engineering design and construction standards, and ensure compliance on all project executions.
  • Assist the Engineering Management Team in meeting corporate goals and objectives, and works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.
  • Performs all work in support of our Corporate Values of Pride, Accountability, Integrity and Diligence; Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5-years experience in leading the design/construction of capital projects in a fast paced, high-technology, team environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical or food industry.
  • Proven track record in managing capital projects in a team environment “on time and on budget”
  • Post-secondary education in Engineering in the Province of Ontario or equivalent experience.
  • PEO (Professional Engineer of Ontario) designation eligibility - P. Eng. preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, AutoCAD

At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.

Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation. network