Electrical Instrumentation Technician

Date: Sep 2, 2022

Location: Etobicoke, ON, CA, M9W 6Y3

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.



We’re looking for strong, reliable and creative Electrical Instrumentation Technician to join our team. The right candidate will be a part of the Building Systems team — a team consisting of various mechanical and electrical professionals who are passionate and driven to continuous improvement. 

Reporting to the Electrical and Instrumentation Supervisor, the Electrical Instrumentation Technician is accountable for ensuring the continued safe operation of instrumentation, electrical systems and equipment, by carrying out calibration, electrical repairs and maintenance for all the facilities.


**Please note, this is a continental shift**



  • Calibrate, troubleshoot, repair, maintain, alter or modify and make installations to the electrical power distribution systems of the building, including pneumatic control systems.
  • Calibrate production and facility instruments.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, adjust, repair, calibrate or install electrical equipment having complex interlocking or inter-related circuits such as PLCs, generators, transformers, switch-gear, controllers, electronic circuits, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems and other transmission equipment.
  • Use test instruments to diagnose problems; work from blueprints, drawings, layout or other specifications to locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system and equipment.
  • Compile and maintain all information and relevant documentation.



  • Ontario Industrial Electrician (442A) or Construction and Maintenance Electrician License (309A).
  • Minimum 2 years of electrical maintenance experience with instrumentation and control. An Ontario Instrumentation and Control technician (447A) will be an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative, self-motivation.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.

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.