Technician, Instrumentation, 12 hr rotating Continental Shifts

Date: Jan 15, 2022

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

Under minimal supervision, performs the functions necessary to maintain, troubleshoot, repair, rebuild, install and calibrate pneumatic, hydraulic or mechanical and low voltage electrical control components/systems.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, calibrate, and alter/modify pneumatic, hydraulic, low voltage and mechanical equipment or system components.
  2. Carry out both field and bench calibration duties and tasks instruments generated by C.M.M.S. with various instruments following S.O.D.s.
  3. Integrity-test components to ensure product efficacy.
  4. Determine impact of work scheduled, co-ordinate and communicate to departments/customers impact on production operations.
  5. Compile, enter data and maintain all information/documentation relevant to maintenance and calibration programs.
  6. Arrange for Contract/Third Party services as required and supervise all work performed.
  7. Ensure that all work is performed in full compliance with c.G.M.P., S.O.P., W.I.s, codes, regulations and established safety standards.
  8. Update Work Instructions for calibration procedures.
  9. Works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.
  10. Performs all work in support of our Corporate Values of Pride, Accountability, Integrity and Diligence; Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values.
  11. Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.
  12. All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Completion of a recognized industrial Instrumentation apprenticeship
  • Minimum five years experience in the maintenance, repair and calibration of pneumatic, hydraulic or mechanical and low voltage electrical control components/systems
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repair of electronic equipment is a definite asset.
  • Pharmaceutical or similar regulated industry experience preferred
  • Keyboarding skills and knowledge of MS Office
  • Working knowledge of company G.M.P.s
  • Good communication skills, Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated Initiative, self-motivation
  • Good planning and organizational 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.