Student, Co-Op Validation (8 Month Co-Op) Job in Richmond Hill for Apotex |

Student, Co-Op Validation (8 Month Co-Op)

May 14 2021
Categories Engineering, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Quality assurance and control, Validation, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Richmond Hill, ON

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

Responsible for working under supervision of Supervisor, Quality Val & Eng RH for generation of protocols and summary reports specific to validation proejcts, collecting and arranging for required documentation such as drawings, calibration certificates and operational manuals in support of validation activities, and supporting validation executions and equipment calibration needs. Responsible and accountable for compliance with all aspects of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, as well as Apotex’s Health and Safety policies, Safe Work Procedures (SWPs) and Safety Charter.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists in the generation of validation protocols, sampling plans, and performance qualification protocols and reports. This includes but is not limited to photocopying of protocols, reports, data sheets, generation of data for report writing, tagging of files, creation of sampling plans and calibration of equipment used in execution of protocols.
  • Assists in the execution of qualification / validation protocols for production equipment, sterilization validation, media fills, process validation, and cleaning validation.
  • Provide assistance for sampling and testing activities for all types of validation projects, and liaises with production / engineering subgroups.
  • Locate manuals, drawings, operating procedures for existing equipment and facilities in support of validation activities.
  • Delivers validation documents for signature and approval, and collects documents for closure of change controls.
  • Supports technical preparationof materials and components to be used in validation / qualification studies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned, in accordance with job responsibilities and necessary department activities.
  • 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

  • Must be enrolled in a recognized post-secondary Co-op education program, in a Science or Engineering discipline.
  • Good oral and written English communication skills
  • Able to interact and work in a team environment producing high quality work.
  • Good organizational, time management and learning skills.
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, and other Microsoft Office Programs.

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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