ST-Engineer, Process Bottling (12 months, Summer, 2023 co-op)

Date: Jan 21, 2023

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 2Y6

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 assist Project Leaders, Coordinators, and Supervisors in continuous improvement initiatives to improve efficiency and compliance in Packaging processes.

A Day in the Life…

Review and analyze manufacturing metrics and reliability data; investigate and implement continuous improvement solutions with Project Leaders, Coordinators, and Supervisors; execute validation protocols

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Manufacturing Operators, Maintenance, and other supporting functions, analyzing packaging processes/equipment in order to make continuous improvements focusing on Safety, Quality and Productivity
  • Work with internal customers in the development, recommending and implementing continuous improvement projects
  • Liaison with internal customers, suppliers and contractors in the co-ordination of engineering project activities.
  • Work in a team approach environment to problem solving.
  • Assist the engineering group in evaluating productivity/reliability data using spreadsheets and databases, and performing quantitative/qualitative analysis.
  • Assist in the installation and commissioning of new process 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.
  • Assist in process validation in packaging.
  • 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.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in a recognized post-secondary Co-op education program (Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering)
  • Working knowledge of, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential. VBA Macros and MS Access 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.