Technician III, Facility Maintenance (Brantford)

Date: Jan 10, 2022

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

As a member of the Maintenance group, the Technician III is responsible for the completion of work order for facility related activities. Working closely with Plant Operations, the incumbent works to ensure all building systems are functioning safely and efficiently through preventative maintenance programs. This is a progression role typically achieved through the successful performance as Technican II.

Job Responsibilities

  • Completion of work orders or special requests for facility related activities.
  • Responsible for working with the Plant Operations Maintenance group to ensure all associated building systems are functioning properly. Responsible for reporting any unusal operation or deviation to Supervisor.
  • Responsible for completing all appointed Preventative/Predictive Maintenance Programs within the allowed time frame when assigned.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all documentation is completed according to standard operating procedures and departmental policies, and good document practices.
  • Responsible for following all department and company procedures and working in a safe manner and reporting any violations of company policies and procedures and problems to the Supervisor.
  • Responsible to schedule, organize, and review contractors for facility maintenance specifically for HVAC, building management, facility and grounds keeping.
  • Responsible to organize, schedule, and track completion of safety related SHEINs, Hazard Recognition, Work Place inspection items across the Engineering and Maintenance Groups.
  • Assist in the organization of special events: general meetings or other events as required.
  • To maintain a clear line of communication with Supervisor at all times.
  • To carry out quality work in a timely manner.
  • To follow ALL safety, cGMP and SOP regulations.
  • To ensure the completion of all departmental documentation promptly and accurately.
  • To be able to work independently and as a team member.
  • To upgrade skills and knowledge on a continuing basis.
  • To continually assist in developing systems that will improve facility operations.
  • To work in a professional and positive manner at all times.
  • Assist others within the Operations Group when required.
  • Responsible for Contractor’s activities, as assigned, ensuring and company policies are followed and all work is done in a compliant manner.
  • 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
    • Minimum grade 12 education or equivalent.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Ability to diagnose building systems equipment related problems i.e. sprinkler system, HVAC, basic electrical issues and R&D boiler issues.
    • Ability to use all designated department tools in a safe and proper manner.
    • Working knowledge of PC operations, MS Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience
    • Minimum one year of experience in role of Operations 2 – Technician II as noted in applicable job description

COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY: In accordance with Apotex Inc. (“Apotex”) policy, as of November 15, 2021, all individuals entering a Canadian site (including but not limited to employees, visitors, contractors and agency workers) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with the current government requirements.  Further, all employees must maintain all future booster vaccines as approved and recommended by Health Canada.  Accommodation from these requirements for reasons pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, or any other applicable law (most commonly for medical and/or religious reasons) will be reviewed and considered by Apotex.


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.