Custodian (Midnight Shift)

Date: May 29, 2024

Location: Richmond Hill, ON, CA, L4C 5H2

Company: Apotex


About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a Canadian-based global health company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 7,200 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations. Apotex medicines are accessible to patients in more than 75 countries globally. Through vertical integration, the Apotex group is focused on the development and sale of generic, biosimilar and specialty products.
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Job Summary

Responsible for performing general cleaning duties inside and outside of Apotex facilities as assigned.  Areas inside the building include offices, washrooms, Locker change rooms, Production area, Warehouse and Laboratories.  At the Etobicoke site, the buildings include the Engineering Site Office.

Outside the buildings, in winter, operate the snow blower and ice melter spreader, in conjunction with manually keeping the walkways, exits and entrances clear of ice and snow.

Shift- Midnight Shift (11:10 pm to 7:10 pm- Sunday to Thursday/ Tuesday to Saturday)

Job Responsibilities

  1. Offices
    • Clean offices which include dusting and cleaning furniture, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, washing walls and windows. Remove garbage and recycling from the centralized areas.
  2. Washrooms
    • Clean washrooms and change rooms and replenish supplies. (soaps, paper  towels, hand cream,  etc.)
  3. Warehouse
    • Clean warehouse floors, shelves, walls and where applicable
  4. GMP areas (Production, Packaging)
    • Clean the Good manufacturing Practices (GMP) areas, which include washing walls, stairs, ceilings and floors. Replenishing supplies.
  5. Cafeteria
    • Clean the cafeteria, including the food preparation area, freezers, coolers and storage areas. Remove Garbage and recycling materials as needed.  Maintain coffee brewers as required.
  6. Clean the Laboratory and replenish supplies as required
  7. Clean the Controlled Substances/CT vault and walk in refrigerator.
  8. Dispose of all garbage and recycling following proper procedures.
  9. Operate various cleaning machines including floor polisher, vacuums and floor scrubbing machines.
  10. Operate the compactors.
  11. Utilize approved cleaning agents as trained.
  12. Ensure that all work is performed in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices, (cGMP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and established safety standards (SWP).
  13. Works in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
  14. Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  15. Adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies.
  16. Responsible for attending each shift in a fit mental and physical condition.
  17. 17. Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Grade 12 education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Required:
  • The ability to lift 50 lbs;
  • Good command of the English language (ability to read, write and understand English);
  • Good oral communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Physically fit
  • Manges time to complete assigned tasks.
  • Basic computer skills (using emails etc.)
  • Preferred:

Organizational and priority skills


  • Previous cleaning experience preferred

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.