Electrical Technician or Industrial Electrician

Date: Jan 11, 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 a strong and dedicated Electrical Technician or Industrial Electrician to join our team. The right candidate will be a part of the Production Maintenance team — a team consisting of enthusiastic professionals who are passionate and driven to continuous improvement. Reporting to the Production Technical Manager, the Electrical Technician or Industrial Electrician role is a key Production Maintenance function, specializing in electrical troubleshooting, repairs, preventative maintenance and calibration of different equipment according to processes and procedures.


 Please note, this is an 8-hours rotating shift, rotating every two weeks.



  • Develop, implement and maintain predictive and preventative maintenance programs and calibration programs on material handling, production, process and development equipment
  • Initiate and execute production maintenance projects
  • Install, repair and maintain electrical and electronic equipment, instrumentation and computerized systems including HMI, PC, PLC, VFD vision systems and network troubleshooting. Must be able to perform work to CSA and ESA standards
  • Use electrical testing equipment and assist with mechanical repairs as needed
  • Familiarity with CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) would be an asset



  • Industrial Electrician Licence (442A) OR Construction Maintenance Licence (309A) with relevant experience
  • Master Electrician Licence will be an asset
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in performing Preventative Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Breakdown in and industrial setting
  • Electrical or Electronics Technologist Diploma would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge and experience with PLC, PC (AB, Siemens) is highly desirable

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.