Mechanical Technician or Millwright
Apotex Inc
North York, ON
5d 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.


    We’re looking for a strong and dedicated Mechanical Technician or Millwright to join our team. The right candidate will be a part of the Production team a team consisting of enthusiastic professionals who are passionate and driven to continuous improvement.

    Reporting to the Production Technical Manager, the Mechanical Technician or Millwright will maintain, troubleshoot, set-

    up, repair, plan, install and rebuild production and associated machinery.

    Kindly note, this is a night shift


  • Correctly diagnose a mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic problems and expedite its repair
  • Involved with the creation of proper documentation and assist in operator training
  • Perform machining requirements, including the proper use of lathes, mills, surface grinders, drill press, welding and brazing equipment and other machine shop related practices
  • Participate in major equipment rebuilds such as Bin washer, Tote washer, Tumbler, Encap machine, Tablet press, Compactor, conveyors, material lifts, dock doors, dock levels and automated sliding doors

  • Licensed Millwright (433A) or able to achieve it in 6 months.
  • Industrial Maintenance experience.
  • Ability to work any shift, including evenings and weekends
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical, Food or Cosmetics industry would be a definite asset.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • 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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