Mechanical Technician (Millwright) Night Shift

Date: Mar 23, 2023

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:

Job Summary

We’re looking for a strong and dedicated Mechanical Technician (Millwright) to join our team. The right candidate will be a part of the Maintenance team — a team consisting of enthusiastic professionals who are passionate and driven to continuous improvement. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Mechanical Technician (Millwright) will maintain, troubleshoot, set-up, repair, plan, install and rebuild production and associated machinery.

**Please note, this is a Night Shift**

Job Responsibilities

  • Correctly diagnose mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic problems, and expedite its repair.
  • Involved with the creation of proper documentation and assist in operator training.
  • Perform machining requirements, including the proper use of lathes, mills, surface grinders, drill press, welding and brazing equipment and other machine shop related practices.
  • Participate in major equipment rebuilds such as Bin washer, Tote washer, Tumbler, Encap machine, Tablet press, Compactor, conveyors, material lifts, dock doors, dock levels and automated sliding doors.

Job Requirements

  • Licensed Millwright (433A).
  • Industrial Maintenance experience.
  • Ability to work any shift, including evenings and weekends.
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical, Food or Cosmetics industry would be a definite asset.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal 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.