ST-Engineer, Process Fluid Ops (12 Month Co-Op)

Date: Jan 12, 2021

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

To assist engineers to improve and increase manufacturing processes, layout and equipment modifications in a safe and compliant manner, ultimately increasing output.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Area Engineers, Facility team members, Manufacturing Operators, Maintenance Technicians, Validation team members. Analyze production systems, layout and packaging processes in order to make continuous improvements focusing on Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Work with internal customers in the development, and implementation of continuous improvement projects
  • Liaison with internal customers, suppliers and contractors in the co-ordination of engineering project activities.
  • Work in a team to problem solve incidents, issues and deviations.
  • Assist the engineering group in evaluating production data using spreadsheets and databases, and performing quantitative/qualitative analysis.
  • Assist in the installation and commissioning of new and modified equipment.
  • Complete equipment installation and operational qualifications (IQ/OQ"s) for new and existing machinery/processes and maintenance/operational Standard Operational Procedures (SOP's) as required.
  • Ensure that all work is performed in full compliance with current Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP's), SOP's and in accordance with established Safety Standards.

Job Requirements

  • Mechanical or Chemical Engineering student in 3rd or greater work term
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Word, Excel and Power Point are essential.  MSAccess would also be beneficial.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic Healthcare regulatory requirements would be helpful



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.