ST-Coordinator, Lab Tech Services-ENG - 12 months

Date: Aug 14, 2022

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

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:

Job Summary

The student will be responsible to work with site LTS teams to assist them with coordinating, planning and executing of activities required to support the tracking and implementation of Laboratory Technical Services Projects initiated by the LTS Department, in collaboration with the Chemists, Supervisors and Manager. Work with the site supervisors for assisting with activities related to documentation management systems and implement an electronic documentation archival/retrieval process.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in document management: filing, reviewing, archiving, sending out documents for off site storage. Creation and maintenance of document disposition/e-disposition logs.
  • Review and Maintain Intrument/Equipment Binders: ensure IQ/OQ paperwork is completed, scanned and filed. Work with site supervisors to electronically store these documents for easy retrieval.    
  • Ensure each instrument/equipment has electronic/physical Vendor/Supplier Manuals, order if not available and file with the equipment documents.
  • Inventory management for Laboratory Technical Service Consumables.
  • Review and maintain Laboratory Standards, Solutions used by LTS team for validity, completeness.
  • Calibration of simple Laboratory Equipment/Instrument including but not limited to pH meters, analytical balances, density meters, calipers, air samplers and etc.
  • Assist in lab walk through audits.
  • Decomissioning Change Control Records for Stopwatches and simple instruments existing in SAP system but not in routine laboratory use.
  • Assist in compilation and formatting of technical reports, deviations and investigation reports.
  • Works in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • Ensure personal 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.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Education
    • Currently pursuing a Co-op education Degree or Diploma program at University or College in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Pharmacuetical Technology, Chemical Engineering or Related Sciences.
    • Successful completion 2nd or 3rd year program requirements.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Ability to work in a high paced environment as a team player and work well independently on any assigned tasks.
    • Well developed interpersonal skills. Possess strong problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Power point are essential. Familliarity with QMS Trackwise, SAP, LIMS, Sharepoint would be beneficial.
    • Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Exposure or knowledge to cGMP’s, Pharmaceutical regulatory requirements is beneficial.


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.