Human Resources Specialist

Date: Nov 11, 2020

Location: Plainfield, IN, US, 46168

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

The Human Resources/EHS Specialist will support the Indianapolis Distribution Center with the day-to-day Human Resources, and Environmental, Health and Safety processes. They will govern the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs, carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: departmental development, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment.  Additionally, they will serve as the Distribution Centers Safety Officer, directly responsible for the Site Safety, and it’s EHS Programs. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and state and federal laws.
  • Provides administrative, secretarial and clerical support to the Human Resources Department.
  • Manages temporary personnel.  Main contact with staffing agencies.  Works closely with hiring managers, tracks staff requisitions, schedules interviews and initial training, and keeps headcount reports.
  • Screens internal calls and correspondence, maintains the department’s intranet web site, and responds to general questions from internal and external customers independently when appropriate regarding areas of responsibility.
  • Maintains confidential and sensitive information including personnel files and business contracts.
  • Conducts new employee orientation and processes new hire paperwork.
  • Manages employee Service Award Program and P.A.I.D. for Excellence Program.
  • Arranges programs, events or conferences by arranging facilities, caterer, multimedia systems, issuing invitations and information, coordinating speakers, and controlling event budget.
  • Payroll back-up.
  • Manages schedules, calendars, and travel arrangements for job applicants and supervisors.
  • Composes and edits letters, e-mails, memoranda reports and presentations; generates and revises correspondence and handles processing of a variety of reports and paperwork.
  • May develop, maintain, and coordinate relational database system to provide management with accurate project costs and related information; ensures historical tracking and reporting of data and employee files and database.
  • Provides guidance and training to receptionist.
  • Ensures compliance with all Company policies and procedures including safety rules and regulations.
  • High degree of professionalism with external and internal contacts.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements

High school diploma and three (3) to five (5) years of clerical, Human Resources and secretarial experience preferably in a pharmaceutical industry environment. An equivalent combination of education, and experience may be substituted.



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.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis