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    • August-20-14
    • Full Time
    • Entry Level
    • Less than 1 Years
    • High School Diploma
    • Logistics, Supply Chain and Warehousing

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Technician, Warehouse

APOTEX INC.

Toronto, ON, CANADA | Vaughan, ON, CANADA | Markham, ON, CANADA | Etobicoke, ON, CANADA
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About Apotex:

 

Apotex is the largest Canadian owned pharmaceutical company, and the largest producer of generic medicines in the country. We have an incredible team of bright, passionate, and committed individuals who are proudly dedicated to our mission of bringing a growing array of high quality, affordable medicines to the healthcare systems in 115 countries around the globe. We are looking for the cream of the crop to join our team!


We offer competitive pay, exceptional career development, state-of-the-art facilities, and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field. But we also offer something more… the satisfaction that comes from knowing that the “product” we produce will improve the quality of human lives, and in some cases, save them. Our products, most importantly, are also accessible by people from all economic backgrounds.

 
We’d love to hear how you could contribute to the team!

 

 

Job Summary:

 

Responsible for performing material movement duties in the warehouse including:

 

Physical receiving, picking, packing and shipping of finished goods.

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

*Operate the carousel system to pick orders and re-stock, ensuring that

product, lot numbers and quantities are correct and SAP and Nova are

updated.

 

*Pack shipments using SAP, verifying correct product, lot numbers and

quantities; wrapping, labeling and weighing skids; and checking to ensure

that the proper order and shipping labels are attached.

 

*Pick orders from overstock and ensure that the correct lot numbers and

quantities are picked using the RF unit.

 

*Ship orders using a computerized freight management system.

 

*Move materials to best utilize warehouse space.

 

*Operate the forklift and other equipment in the warehouse in a safe and

efficient manner and ensure compliance when using the material handling

equipment.

 

*Physically receive materials and verify the accuracy of shipments by

checking for overages, shortages and damaged goods.

 

*Notify Inventory Analyst of any inventory discrepancies.

 

*Ensure all work is performed in full compliance with Good Manufacturing

Practices (GMP’s), Standard Operating Documents (SOD’s), and Safe

Work Procedures (SWP’s). Ensure all training documents are read and

understood before signing the training records.

 

*Adhere to all internal and external regulations according to the Health

Products and Food Branch Inspectorate (HPFBI), the Food and Drugs

Administration (FDA), and all other regulatory agencies.

 

*Maintain commitment to corporate mission statement and initiatives

(including the “Apotex 2010 Business Drivers”).

 

*Participate in any internal/external audits/inspections/assessments, as

necessary.

 

Perform additional related duties as assigned.

 

 

Job Requirements:

 

*Grade 12 diploma or equivalency

*Fluent in English written and oral communication

*Knowledge of material handling equipment is an asset

*Basic knowledge of computer operations

*Willing to work various shifts and/or overtime when needed

*Able to lift 50lbs

*No fear of heights

 

 

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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