Student, Manufacturing Technical Services Program (12 Month Co-Op)

Date: Jan 12, 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

Responsible for assisting with the coordinating, planning and executing activities required to support the tracking and implementation of projects initiated by the Department – in collaboration with Project Leaders/Project Managers.  Responsible for assisting with executing activities related to documentation management and for maintaining the document management systems as required for successful implementation of the Projects.

Collaborate with team members and all functional areas across the business to achieve successful project execution.  Provide status updates to the Project Leader/Project Manager as required and notify of any potential project delays/risks as they arise.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting to plan, coordinate and follow-up to ensure the timely completion of all project activities as per the Project Plans. Utilize SAP, EPM, Track Wise, or the appropriate PM systems to plan and execute activities with the Project Leader/Project Manager and other stakeholders.
  • Participate in cross functional meetings and communications with team members in support of achieving commercial readiness, obstacle resolution and general continuous improvement activities.
  • Initiate, track and follow up the progress of change control requests to meet committed business timelines. Ensure that Change Control Requests are completed and closed-out within due date or request for due date extension if required.
  • Responsible for initiating change control packages in the change management system with detailed change(s) descriptions and the corresponding rationale(s), with assistance as needed from Project Leader/Project Manager.
  • In conjunction with the Project Leader/Manager in MTS Program, collaborate with Manufacturing Technical Services Scientific Leaders and Quality to perform a thorough and complete impact analysis for the change control package.
  • Assist the Project Leader/Project Manager to ensure all scheduled tasks are on target to achieve commercial readiness.
  • Collect and provide Regulatory Affairs with the necessary information as requested for the Regulatory submission package.  
  • Assist with the scanning and filing of production and technical documents in an organized and systemic approach, according to the Apotex procedures in the OmniRim database, and coordinating the off-site shipment of original documents as necessary. Responsible for keeping an active log of all scanning activities.
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.


Job Requirements

  • Education
    • Currently pursuing University Degree or College Diploma in Chemistry, Pharmacy,

Pharmaceutical Technology, Chemical Engineering or related science.

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Ability to work in a high-paced environment as a team player.
    • Demonstrate an interest in learning Project Management principles and practice.
  • Experience
    • Demonstrated interest/experience supporting and/or leading projects.




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.