Coordinator, Facility Support Services

Date: Jan 14, 2021

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 1T9

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


Coordinates all Facilities Support Services activities to support the business needs with an emphasis on customer satisfaction.  Ensures all departmental service activities are documented in a complete and efficient manner.  This includes coordinating the Site Shift activities of the Custodial staff.  Ensures that the FSS equipment is in good working order and provides training and cleaning instructions for such equipment.  Orients/trains new hires on the usage of Apotex Inc.’s standard cleaning products. Responsible for daily activities with respect to the company’s sanitation, grounds keeping, pest control and Pharmaceutical Waste program. 


Assists in performing general cleaning inside and outside of facilities as required.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Responsibility 1.  Key liaison for Custodians on the shift providing guidance and support.
  2. Responsibility 2.  Works closely with/supports the Supervisor, FSS in the day-to-day activities, ensuring the shift work schedule is adhered to. 
  3. Responsibility 3.  Ensures that all FSS equipment (vacuum cleaners, floor washers, etc.) are in working order and trains Custodians on correct usage of the equipment.  Orients/trains new hire of usage of Apotex Inc.’s standard cleaning products.
  4. Responsibility 4.  Handles daily administration of the site shift: e.g. Pest Control, Sanitation, Grounds keeping’ Laundry and the Waste/Recycling program.
  5. Responsibility 5.  Coordinates and oversees work activities involving the offices by responding to requests for access by Custodians and locks office afterwards Also works with external contractors including escorting individuals to assigned areas.
  6. Responsibility 6. Assists in performing general cleaning inside and outside of the facilities if required as below:

-               Clean offices including dusting and polishing furniture, vacuuming, sweeping,                                      mopping, and washing walls and windows.

-               Clean washrooms and change rooms and replenish supplies. (Soaps, Towels etc.)

Operate various cleaning machines including floor polisher, carpet         cleaner and scrubbing machine.

-               Clean warehouse floors, shelves, walls and forklift wheels.

-               Clean laboratory and production areas and replenish supplies.

-               Maintain coffee brewers as required.

        -               Dispose of garbage following proper procedures.

        -               Prepare cleaning solutions as required.

        -               Operate Washer and Dryer.

  1. Responsibility 7.  Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices, Standard Operating Procedures and established Safety standards.
  2. Responsibility 8.  Perform additional related duties as required.
  3. Works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.
  4. Performs all work in support of our Corporate Values of Pride, Accountability, Integrity and Diligence; Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values.
  5. Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.
  6. All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Grade 12 education, plus post-secondary education.
  • Previous experience in Facilities coordination activities.
  • Displays strong organizational, time management and detail-oriented skills.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Good computer skills with knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook. 
  • The ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Shift - Midnight



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.