ST-Coordinator, Product Evaluation (4 months, Summer, 2023 co-op Student)

Date: Mar 1, 2023

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

Acting as a support person the Student, Co-op will work closely with the Chemist, Scientist R&D and participate in R&D Resource activities for the Richmond Hill site. Work under the supervision of Supervisor, Scientific Lead/Manager and adhering to all cGMP, SOP, and laboratory Guidelines.

Job Responsibilities

  • Works as a member of a team to achieve department asssined work.
  • Performs all assigned work in support of the Apotex Corporate Values of Pride, Accountability,Intergrity and Diligence
  • Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements
  • Perform work asassined by management like filing of results or other papers, photo copy of lab note books, data entry in excel for GMP work.
  •  Assists in departmental housekeeping for maintaining a clean and safe work environment and performs other pertinent duties as assigned in accordance with safety and GLP. 
  • Reports any general laboratory issues to the superviror/scientific lead/manager.
  • Photocopy and files all samples related documents and maintains effective filing system
  • Help stability sample coordinator in up keep of samples.
  • Work with safety in accordance to company policy at all the time while coop student is on site.
  • Reports low stock of all consumables (reference standard, solvents, chemicals and general laboratory supplies) to designated person.
  • All other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements

  • Education
    • Must be enrolled in a Co-op education program in chemical or related life science
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent organization skills
  • Experience
    • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.


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.