[IFV311] Maintenance Planner

[IFV311] Maintenance Planner

01 Jul
North York

01 Jul


North York

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: www.apotex.com.

Job Summary

We are looking for a strong and dedicated Maintenance Planner to join our team. The right candidate will be a part of the Engineering Maintenance team - a team consisting of enthusiastic professionals who are passionate and driven to continuous improvement. 

Reporting to the Production and Packaging Technical Manager, the Maintenance Planner will be responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinate all non-emergency services activities within the maintenance department and ensuring that Preventative Maintenance (PM) program standards are developed and maintained.

Job Responsibilities

- Planning and scheduling Preventative Maintenance and shut down planning activities by negotiating and liaising with different departments and ensuring the required materials are available.

- Responsible for the SAP process development, creating and updating SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and training the end users.

- Maintaining documents, preparing reports and performance metrics as needed.

- Liaising with Reliability Engineering, Deviation investigators and other Subject Matter Experts to improve the overall Reliability of the systems and equipment.

- Participating in the development of Total life-Cycle management for all assets.

Job Requirements

- Minimum 3 years’ related experience. Experience in pharmaceutical or any other regulated industry would be considered a definite asset.

- Previous experience with SAP software PM Module or CMMS is required.

- College Diploma in Engineering Discipline or Tradesperson.

- Strong organizational skills combined with superior communication skills.

- Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making ability.

COVID-19 Update

We have adapted our recruitment strategy to ensure our staff and applicants are safe by conducting our interviews and onboarding online.

Other measures Apotex has put into place include (but are not limited to):

- staggering employee shifts to reduce the size of work groups

- modifying our cafeteria space to enhance social distancing, the implementation of additional cleaning and sanitization routines

- robust self-assessment and screening tools

- non-surgical masks for employees working in GMP areas

- travel restrictions

- work-from-home policy for all employees who can perform their roles remotely

- strict visitor screening protocol

It is important to note that while these are our protocols at this time, they are subject to change based on guidelines and regulations put in place by local and global government agencies.

For up-to-date information about Apotex’s ongoing efforts in response to COVID-19, visit: https://www1.apotex.com/global/covid-19-update or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

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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