Project Manager, Warehouse Operations

September 22 2022
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories General Labor, Warehouse, Operations (manufacturing, packaging), Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, Project management, Project Management, Business Analysis, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
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

As the Project Leader, Warehouse Operations you will act as the project team leader for harmonization and/or improvement of projects within our Etobicoke facility. You will be responsible for developing and executing the project plan to schedule, as well as measuring intervention success.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage Operational Excellence projects, programs or initiatives that will lead to significant improvements in process, technology, compliance and/or efficiencies within the Supply Chain that are sustainable.
  • Implement performance improvement projects, as either the project leader or in a consulting role to our managers, including but not limited to training, environmental conditions, reward and recognition, or employee selection.
  • Lead project team activities required to complete projects on schedule and create contingency plans to ensure minimal project impact when changes occur.
  • Liaise with impacted Org Unit(s) to ensure project activities that disrupt on-going Logistics activities are coordinated to minimize the disruption.
  • Ensure clear communication links are established between project team members, technical groups, consultants, and impacted Org Unit(s).
  • Monitor training requirements of department, determine root cause(s) of performance gaps and follow up on training and/or non-training solutions to address these gaps.
  • Establish and conduct a periodic review of all Warehouse Operations Job Functions to Training Plan matrices.
  • Conduct investigations on deviations while ensuring investigations are initiated according to procedures.
  • Ensure identification of most probable root cause, corrective action and preventative action for all completed investigations.
  • Conduct impact analysis of proposed corrective and preventative actions in addition to reviewing findings and preparing recommendations.

Job Requirements

  • 5 or more years of work experience in warehouse or related technical field
  • Change control, deviations and incident report writing experience preferred.
  • Post-secondary technical education in a related field.
  • Proven strong influence and leadership ability.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, time management, and project management skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong teammate with exceptional customer service skills and proven systematic problem-solving experience.
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
  • Intermediate to advance level proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Experience with TrackWise considered an asset.
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • Potential to travel between GTA sites based on project needs.

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.

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