Technician, Maintenance
Apotex Inc.
Etobicoke, ON
12d ago

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

    To perform routine maintenance on H.V.A.C and Dust Collection equipment at all Apotex buildings.

    Job Responsibilities

  • To be knowledgeable of all related Apotex documentation. Perform all job functions as per Apotex safety and standard operating procedures.
  • To be knowledgeable on the use of personal safety equipment.
  • Perform minor maintenance to H.V.A.C. equipment including cleaning of coils, and replacement of filters.
  • Perform maintenance of dust collection and housekeeping vacuum systems including regular emptying of waste powders, replacement of filters, cleaning housings, hoppers and ducts.
  • Must safely handle pharmaceutical waste and prepare it for disposal in accordance with Standard Operating Documents.

  • Minor maintenance of air dryers and air-compressors.
  • Maintenance and repairs to exhaust fans.
  • Maintenance of effluent system (i.e. laboratory neutralizing tanks) neutralizing and treatment equipment.
  • Assist and escort various outside contractors.
  • Maintain sufficient stock of v-belts, air filters, and maintenance supplies.
  • Complete operational logs as assigned.
  • Works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.
  • Performs all work in support of our Corporate Values of Pride, Accountability, Integrity and Diligence; Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values.
  • Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Job Requirements

  • Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.
  • An Ontario Stationary Engineering Certificate or trade certification in appropriate field would be an asset.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in facility operations, maintenance and repair.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to communicate effectively and to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to read blueprints, sketches and specifications in order to repair, maintain or install to meet requirements.
  • 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.

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