Millwright - Night Shift

Date: Sep 16, 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 or 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 or Millwright will maintain, troubleshoot, set-up, repair, plan, install and rebuild production and associated machinery.


**Please note, this is a straight night shift, Monday to Friday**



Job Responsibilities


  • Correctly diagnose a mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic problem 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). Apotex will consider candidates who expect to be licensed within 3 months
  • Industrial Maintenance experience
  • Adheres to safety standards by promoting a safe work environment and verifying all safety concerns are addressed
  • Familiar with SAP transaction and work orders to document root cause of equipment breakdown and troubleshooting method
  • Be knowledgeable in equipment rebuilds around Liquid filling machines, Packaging equipment, Compactors, Mixers, clutches, conveyors, sliding doors, Storage tanks and pneumatic equipment
  • 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

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.