Technician, Logistics (Contract- One Year)

April 8 2021
Categories Logistics, Distribution, Shipping, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Transportation, Logistic
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:

Be Part of a top Pharmaceutical company with a global presence.

We Offer:

  • Clean & Safe Work Environment.
  • Opportunity to grow.
  • Competitive Salary.
  • Good Benefits Package, including Health, Dental, Vacation, Sick days, etc.

COVID-19 Update:

We have adapted our recruitment strategy to ensure our staff and applicants are safe by conducting our interviews and onboarding online.

Other measures Apotex has put into place include (but are not limited to):

  • Staggering employee shifts to reduce the size of work groups
  • Modifying our cafeteria space to enhance social distancing, the implementation of additional cleaning and sanitization routines
  • Robust self-assessment and screening tools
  • Non-surgical masks for employees working in GMP areas
  • Travel restrictions
  • Strict visitor screening protocol

It is important to note that while these are our protocols at this time, they are subject to change based on guidelines and regulations put in place by local and global government agencies.

For up-to-date information about Apotex’s ongoing efforts in response to COVID-19, visit: or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Job Summary

The Technician, Logistics is responsible for:

  • Perform all job functions pertaining to the Technician, Warehouse role
  • Ensure that warehouse activities, processes, systems and equipment (shipping/receiving, deliveries to manufacturing/packaging/others, etc.) are within our defined service level agreement.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues to a resolution at a more advanced level and act as a technical lead and support for LMM3 role
  • Work in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act (Ontario), Apotex Health and Safety policies, Safe Work Procedures (SWPs), Safety Charter and departmental safety expectations and programs.
  • Ability to perform inventory adjustments and support all investigations, through related systems as well as physical inventory checks (drive crane or climb to area of concern)
  • In the absence of a coordinator, assume added responsibilities and provide support to warehouse staff in areas such as prioritization of tasks, technical issues regarding SAP, and resolve issues with internal customers, such as Planner/Buyer, Production, QC, etc.
  • Provide a more advanced level of support and expertise. Refer complex matters to the supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

  • Goods Receipt and Put Away
  • Exceptional Movements of Products – including Controlled Substance (CS) material.
  • Delivery of Material to all Internal Customers including Sampling.
  • Stock Transport Orders and Outbound Delivery Process including Shipments to Customers
  • All Systems related to the Tote high bay : Tote High bay System (THBS), Automated Storage Retrieval System (ASRS), (Incl.Crane), Warehouse Control System (WCS), Yield Check System (YCS), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) & the Human Machine Interface (HMI)
  • Tote High Bay Inventory Accuracy / Investigations – Reconciliation of SAP vs. WCS
  • 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.
  • Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalency
  • Fluent in English written and oral communication
  • Competent operator (Maintain Valid Licence) of all related MHE, including Walkie, Pump Truck, BT stacker, Cleco Cranes; Ability to troubleshoot conveyor, scale and RFID issues.
  • Advanced knowledge of computer operations – SAP modules for various warehouse operations/RF/warehouse databases, access intranet, etc.
  • Willing to work various shifts and/or overtime when needed
  • Successful completion and continue demonstration of Technician, Warehouse LMM3 competency
  • Able to ascend and descend ladders to rack heights and operate equipment at height without fear and lift 50 lbs

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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