ST-Coordinator, Production Technical (12 - 16 Month Co-Op)

January 13 2021
Categories Production and planning management, Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, Production, Operations, Quality, Safety
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

To assist Production Technical Department and Production Engineers in the planning and tracking of preventive maintenance tasks, evaluation of production processes, and equipment modifications that would increase production efficiency.

Job Responsibilities

•To work closely with the Technical supervisors, Area Engineers, Manufacturing Technicians, Maintenance Technicians, Validation and consultants analysing production systems and processes in order to make continuous improvements focusing on Safety, Quality and Productivity.
•Work with internal customers in the development, recommending and implementing continuous improvement projects.
•Liaison with internal customers, suppliers and contractors in the co-ordination of engineering project activities.
•Work in a team approach environment to problem solving.
•Assist in evaluating production data using spreadsheets and databases, and performing quantitative/qualitative analysis.
•Assist in the installation and commissioning of new process equipment.
•Complete equipment installation and operational qualifications (IQ/OQ"s) for new and existing machinery/processes and maintenance/operational Standard Operational Procedures (SOP's) as required.
•Ensure that all work is performed in full compliance with current Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP's), SOP's and in accordance with established Safety Standards.
•Performs all work in compliance with our Code of Conduct and Business Ethincs, and related policies and with the legal and regulatory requirements that apply to our job activities.
•Works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.
•Operates in accordance with our Code of Conduct and Business Ethics, and all established regulatory, compliance and safety requirements.
•Performs all work in support of our Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perservance, and Passion.
•All other relevant duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

•Must be enrolled in a recognized post-secondary Co-op education program
•Mechanical or Electrical student preferably in his/her third or fourth work term.
•Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Word, Excel and Power Point are essential. MS Access would also be beneficial.
•Strong oral and written communication skills.
•Knowledge of basic Healthcare regulatory requirements would be helpful.

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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