Technician, Distribution-GSO-Indy C

Date: Dec 23, 2020

Location: Plainfield, IN, US, 46168

Company: Apotex


Apotex is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines (both generic and innovative pharmaceuticals) for patients around the world. We are the 7th largest generic pharmaceutical company globally with more than 12,000 employees and estimated sales of approximately $3 billion. Our fully integrated operation is comprised of four lines of business: Global Generics; Apobiologix; Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API); and ApoPharma (Innovative Products). With our worldwide manufacturing sites, Apotex can produce up to 24 billion dosages per year. We produce 300 medicines in 4,000 dosages and formats that are exported to 115 countries. Apotex will spend $2 billion over the next 10 years on research and development.

Job Summary

Responsible for performing all material movement duties within the Distribution Center including Transfer Order and Delivery Processing, Shipping and Receiving.

Job Responsibilities
  • Physically receives all items and verifies the accuracy of shipments by checking for shortages and damaged good prior to entry into SAP.  Ensures that any discrepancies are reported to the Manager, Distribution & Building Operations.
  • Process deliveries through the courier shipping systems, print computer waybills, label boxes, sort and stage orders for shipment.
  • Regularly perform physical inventory counts of finished goods products, verifying the counts and lot numbers in all storage locations are correct.
  • Pick orders from inventory
  • Prepare and stage transfer orders and update operations systems as required.
  • Pack orders ensuring that all products are verified by the bar code scanners and SAP system, include all necessary documentation and labels for shipment to customers.
  • Ensure that all individual workstations are warehouse areas are kept neat and clean.
  • Operate all motorized material handling equipment and ensure that the units are kept in good working condition.  Report any mechanical problems or safety concerns to the Manager, Distribution & Building Operations immediately.
  • Ensure that all work is performed according to GMP, Standard Operating Procedures, Company Policies and Established Safety Guidelines.
Job Requirements


High School Diploma required. Prior experience as a Material Handler, Shipper or Distribution Technician preferred.



Position requires demonstrated personal computer skills in a Windows environment. 



Position requires strong oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and excellent customer service skills.



Must be able to prioritize, organize, delegate assignments, and handle multi-tasking with ease.  



The physical requirements of the position generally include: standing, walking, sitting, using hands and fingers, reaching with hands and arms, talking and hearing.  In many circumstances, bending, kneeling, crouching, stooping, and crawling will apply.  In general the activity level one usually performs is highly physical.  This position may require lifting up to 50 pounds often.  Generally work is performed in a well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor environment with adequate ventilation.   

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