ST-Student Project Engineering 4 or 8 month term

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Brantford, ON, CA, N3T 6B8

Company: Apotex


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: www.apotex.com.


Job Summary

Participates and assists engineering in the deisgn of basic process equipments and selection of equipment technology for various process at an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient manufacturing plant.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform basic process engineering design to select appropriate equipment technology for a given process.
  • Support Senior Engineers in preparing capital project request reports for various Engineering projects.
  • Support Senior Engineers to evaluate process control, monitoring, data acquisition and other support requirements for the manufacturing.
  • Project implementation, ensuring throughout that the design criteria, safety standards, budgets, timelines, and all other project matters are met.
  • Support validation master plan development including equipment, facilities, computerized systems, cleanings and processes (IQ/OQ/PQ).
  • Help develop IQ/OQ/PQ protocol development and summary reports for equipment, facilities, computerized systems, cleaning and processes.
  • Support the development of Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs), Preventive Maintenance (PM’s), and calibration programs at equipment/instrument/facility/process start-up.
  • Equipment, support systems and facility modification and repair assessments for impact study and to determine revalidation requirements.
  • Provide support to Engineers with large scale projects.
  • Works in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • Ensure personal adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Education:
    • Enrolled in a 3rd or 4th year Engineering degree program at a recognized academic institution
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Word, and Excel.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Familiar with GMP, FDA, HPB, and ISO requirements
    • Self motivated, driven individual who is a team player with effective interpersonal skills



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.