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.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

 

We’re looking for strong, reliable and creative Electrical Instrumentation Technician to join our team. The right candidate will be a part of the Building Systems team — a team consisting of various mechanical and electrical professionals who are passionate and driven to continuous improvement. 

Reporting to the Electrical and Instrumentation Supervisor, the Electrical Instrumentation Technician is accountable for ensuring the continued safe operation of electrical systems and equipment, by carrying out electrical repairs, calibration and maintenance for all the facilities.

 

**Please note, this is a continental shift**

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

 

  • Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, calibrate, alter or modify and make installations to the electrical power distribution systems of the building, including pneumatic control systems.
  • Calibrate production and facility instruments.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, adjust, repair, calibrate or install electrical equipment having complex interlocking or inter-related circuits such as PLCs, generators, transformers, switch-gear, controllers, electronic circuits, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems and other transmission equipment.
  • Use test instruments to diagnose problems; work from blueprints, drawings, layout or other specifications to locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system and equipment.
  • Compile and maintain all information and relevant documentation.

 

CANDIDATE BACKGROUND

 

  • Ontario Industrial Electrician (442A) or Construction and Maintenance Electrician License (309A).
  • Minimum 2 years of electrical maintenance experience with instrumentation and control. An Ontario Instrumentation and Control technician (447A) will be an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative, self-motivation.
  • Good planning and organizational 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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About Apotex

Apotex Inc. was founded in 1974, and is the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company. From its 2 employees, 5,000 square foot beginning, the company has grown to employ over 6,500 people in research, development, manufacturing and distribution facilities world-wide. The Canadian operations of the Apotex Group of Companies with 5,800 employees now occupy over 3 million square feet in Montreal, Richmond Hill, Toronto, Etobicoke, Mississauga, Brantford, Windsor, Winnipeg, London, Calgary and Vancouver. Apotex produces more than 300 generic pharmaceuticals in approximately 4,000 dosages and formats which, in Canada, are used to fill over 89 million prescriptions a year – the largest amount of any pharmaceutical company in this country.

Today, Apotex is a necessary and trusted member of Canada’s healthcare community. The company’s pharmaceuticals can be found in virtually every pharmacy and healthcare facility in Canada and are exported to over 115 countries around the globe. Export markets represent an ever growing portion of the total sales. Apotex has also established a presence through subsidiaries, joint ventures or licensing agreements in Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Turkey, and the in, to name just a few. Healthcare professionals around the world rely on Apotex for quality and value.

Although the company’s own business is developing and manufacturing generic pharmaceuticals, the success of Apotex has enabled it to diversify into a number of other health-related areas. The Apotex Pharmaceutical Group of Companies also researches, develops, manufactures and distributes fine chemicals, non-prescription and private label medicines, and disposable plastics for medical use.

The worldwide sales of the Apotex Group of companies exceed $1 billion (Canadian $) per year.