Maintenance Supervisor
Apotex Inc.
Richmond Hill, ON
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.


Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision of the Production Maintenance team ensuring that all work performed is in compliance with the company policies. The Maintenance Supervisor main responsibility would be for the day-to-day Production Maintenance activities, developing systems and measurements to evaluate equipment and employee individual performance and contribution and Lead initiatives to facilitate improved productivity.

**Kindly note this is an afternoon shift - Monday to Friday, 3:30pm to 11:00pm; however, availability and flexibility to respond to calls on the weekends as needed is required**


Co-ordinate, assigns, supervise and review all maintenance activities and outcomes for Maintenance Mechanics and Electricians to ensure production equipment is in qualified condition.
Recruit, train, develop and manage effectively the ongoing performance of the Production Maintenance team.
Develop systems and metrics to measure and evaluate both productivity and individual performance and contribution on an on-going basis.
Execute the maintenance strategy according to plan, through clear communication, meeting timelines and engaging the team at all levels while ensuring minimal disruption to the Production schedules.
Develop and support continuous improvement and proactive activities within a maintenance environment including minimizing equipment downtime.
Responsible for driving the key SAP maintenance metrics of proactive maintenance.


Post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant technical field, such as Engineering or valid trades certification along with equivalent work experience.
Experience in a supervisory role in a manufacturing environment is required for this role, three to five years supervisory experience preferred.
Demonstrated leadership experience with direct reports, managing diversity and setting goals and objectives and measuring performance.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Computer literacy with Microsoft Office programs and exposure to SAP or other ERPs.
Previous experience in the Food, Consumer Packaged Goods or Pharmaceutical industry an asset.
Excellent written and spoken communication 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.