ST-Coordinator, Logistics Process & Projects (12 months Summer, 2023 co-op student)

Date: Mar 11, 2023

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 2Z7

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

To work within the GSO-Logistics Processes & Projects team to provide data analysis, develop systems and own and implement projects.

Working directly with the Project Leaders, Supply Chain Realization to provide support for multiple projects and data maintenance specific to TruScan RM, NIR and Logistics / Distribution. In addition to this, the Co-op student will help gate keep pertinent information coming from Logistics / Distribution on a regular basis. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Support process improvement projects integrating with Logistics / Distribution and all other related partners to ensure the successful implementation of projects and processes.
  • To work closely with the Logistics Processes & Projects team to provide daily support and respond to opportunities and needs for process and data analysis. Should be able to identify opportunities for analysis and improvement and make recommendations.
  • Own process improvement projects integrating with Logistics / Distribution and all other related partners to ensure the successful implementation of the project. 
  • Gather, organize and analyze information pertinent to Logistics / Distribution and present summary information and recommendations in project reports.
  • Assist the Logistics Processes & Projects team in evaluating data using spreadsheets and performing quantitative/qualitative analysis.
  • Support Standard Operating Procedures revisions related to the implementation of new projects / procedures.
  • Liaison with internal customers, support groups and leadership to gather required information and provide pertinent analysis.
  • Work in a team approach environment to problem solving.
  • Performs all work in support of our Corporate Values of Pride, Accountability, Integrity and Diligence; Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values.
  • Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.
  • TruScan/NIR technology continuous improvement initiatives
  • 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
    • Intermediate to senior level student/ 2nd, 3rd or 4th year in a technical program.
    • Preferably in Engineering, Chemistry, or technical-related field
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Strong technical background in computer and data applications
    • Preference in Chemistry/Physics or related fields
    • Quantative and empirical data analysis
    • Team and solution-orientated
    • Ability to navigate in a high-paced environment
  • Experience
    • Preferably previous co-op experience
    • Preferably Pharmaceutical Supply Chain exposure

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.