Technician, Warehouse (Rotating Shift)

Date: Feb 28, 2024

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:

Job Summary

As a member of the Materials Management Group, the Technician, Warehouse PO3  is responsible for the efficient management of inbound and internal material movements within the warehouse complex – including material receipts, internal deliveries, putaways and transfers.

Shift- Rotating between Day shift (7:00 am to 3:30 pm) &  Afternoon Shift (12:00 pm to 8:30 pm), Includes working on weekends.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for the safe unloading of all materials from delivery vehicles and ensuring that these materials are checked for damage as well as accuracy against the receiving documents. This includes, materials for use in production, materials for R&D, QC etc. as well as miscellaneous materials (such as office supplies, equipment etc.).
  2. Responsible for ensuring that all deliveries of materials for use in GMP production are weighed, labelled, entered/recorded accurately into the inventory systems and moved to the correct designated Quarantine Areas.
  3. Responsible for ensuring materials, when released/rejected etc. are transferred from the quarantine areas to the designated warehouse for storage and updating SAP with the transfer change.
  4. Receives non-GMP materials for R&D, QC etc. and delivers them to their respective areas in a timely fashion.
  5. Constantly reviews related departmental SOPs to ensure that his work complies with current procedures and whenever in doubt seeks advice from the Materials Management Supervisor.
  6. Responsible for ensuring that the Receiving Dock and Raw Material Quarantine areas are maintained in a neat and tidy manner.
  7. Responsible for performing miscellaneous activities as directed by the Materials Management Supervisor or the Warehouse Specialist.
  8. Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  9. 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.
  10. Responsible for completing activities and tasks within your Area of Responsibility, as assigned by the Materials Management Supervisor and/or Management.


Job Requirements

  1. To carry out quality work in a timely manner.
  2. To follow ALL safety, cGMP and SOP regulations.
  3. To report all problems to Materials Management Supervisor or Warehouse Specialist as soon as possible.
  4. To attend work each day in a fit mental and physical condition.
  5. To be able to work independently and as a team member.
  6. To upgrade skills and knowledge on a continuing basis by reading memos, SOPs and attending all available training sessions.
  7. To become proficient with the operation of all equipment and systems used in API warehouses.
  8. To work in a positive and professional manner at all times.


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.