ST-Engineer, Process - 8, 12 or 16 months

Date: Jun 15, 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.

Job Summary

The ST-Engineer, Process-Packaging assists with improvements to production safety, quality, capacity, reliability, cost per 1000 dosages, customer service  and regulatory compliance in the Packaging department.  As a member of a team, the ST-Engineer, Process-Packaging works with others in Solid Dose in an attempt to reduce or eliminate non-value added activities or costs, while maintaining or improving quality, productivity and timeliness of the projects being managed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Packaging Technicians and the Packaging Technical team to understand and analyze packaging processes and equipment in order to make continuous improvements focusing on Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Manage resources to complete projects on schedule and create contingency plans to ensure minimal production impact.
  • Liaise regularly with Packaging Operations, Engineering, and Quality Assurance and SHE group to coordinate project activities.
  • Following Change Control requirement, coordinate the installation and commissioning of production equipment, including completing equipment installation and operational qualifications (IQ/OQs) for new and existing equipment, as required.
  • Seek out issues and recommend solutions for improvements in production processes, reliability and compliance to Packaging Operations, Engineering and Quality Assurance.
  • Generate maintenance and operational Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), as required.
  • Ensure that all work is performed in full compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), SOPs and in accordance with established Safety Standards.
  • 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
    • Must be enrolled in a recognized post-secondary Co-op education program.
    • Preferred School and Programs: University of Toronto, Ryerson, Humber College (Engineering, Sciences or related technical field).
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Ability to work within a team environment (as part of a team).
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    • Customer service skills.
    • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills.
    • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
  • Experience
    • Successful completion of third year in Engineering, Sciences or related technical field.
    • Experience in coordinating project activities is considered an asset.

 


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.