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Technician, Maintenance

Date: Jan 9, 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

To perform routine maintenance on H.V.A.C and Dust Collection equipment at all Apotex buildings.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • To be knowledgeable of all related Apotex documentation. Perform all job functions as per Apotex safety and standard operating procedures.
  • To be knowledgeable on the use of personal safety equipment. 
  • Perform minor maintenance to H.V.A.C. equipment including cleaning of coils, and replacement of filters.
  • Perform maintenance of dust collection and housekeeping vacuum systems including regular emptying of waste powders, replacement of filters, cleaning housings, hoppers and ducts.  Must safely handle pharmaceutical waste and prepare it for disposal in accordance with Standard Operating Documents.
  • Minor maintenance of air dryers and air-compressors.
  • Maintenance and repairs to exhaust fans.
  • Maintenance of effluent system (i.e. – laboratory neutralizing tanks) neutralizing and treatment equipment.
  • Assist and escort various outside contractors.
  • Maintain sufficient stock of v-belts, air filters, and maintenance supplies.
  • Complete operational logs as assigned.
  • Works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • An Ontario Stationary Engineering Certificate or trade certification in appropriate field would be an asset.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in facility operations, maintenance and repair.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to communicate effectively and to work in a team environment. 
  • Must be able to read blueprints, sketches and specifications in order to repair, maintain or install to meet requirements.

 

 

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.