Apotex Inc. Electrical Instrumentation Technician in Toronto, Ontario

Electrical Instrumentation Technician

*Please note this is a Continental Shift. Red Seal 309A is a requirement for this position. We are recruiting for both our Etobicoke and Signet sites *

Job Summary:

Responsible for ensuring the continued safe operation of electrical systems and equipment. Carries out, electrical repairs, calibration and maintenance for all facilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, calibrate, alter / modify and make installations to the building's electrical power distribution systems in a professional and timely fashion as required.

  2. Calibrate production and facility instruments.

  3. Troubleshoot, maintain, adjust, repair, calibrate or install all types of electrical equipment having complex interlocking or inter-related circuits (i.e., PLC’s, generators, transformers, switch-gear, controllers, electronic circuits, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems or other transmission equipment).

  4. Use various test instruments to diagnose problems, determine electrical load and power quality.

  5. Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, calibrate, alter / modify pneumatic control systems.

  6. Compile and maintain all information and documentation relevant to all building systems (CMMS, Ontario Hydro Log Book, change control, update drawings, files etc.)

  7. Work with users, other facilities staff and vendors to provide electrical expertise / evaluate effectiveness of systems in order to ensure the safe, efficient and reliable operation of Apotex facilities and for continuous improvements.

  8. Arranges for contracted services as required and supervises all work on electrical systems and equipment.

  9. Determines impact of work, communicates to department management and customers to schedule activities to reduce impact on production schedules.

  10. Assure that all electrical work is completed according to the respective codes.

  11. Work from blueprints, drawings, layouts or other specifications; locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system or equipment.

  12. Follow manufacturer's manuals for tracing complicated circuitry in equipment.

  13. Improvise acceptable temporary alterations to allow continued safe operations.

  14. Utilize standard electricians' hand tools, measuring and testing instruments, conduit bender, power hacksaw, pipe-threader.

  15. Ensure that all work is performed in full compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions and established safety standards.

  16. Works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.

  17. Performs all work in support of our Corporate Values of Pride, Accountability, Integrity and Diligence; Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values.

  18. Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.

  19. All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Grade 12 combined with a current Ontario Industrial Electrician and/or Construction and Maintenance Electrician License (309A Red Seal)

  • At least five years previous electrical maintenance experience with instrumentation and control experience is required.

  • 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.

System ID: 2016-4879

Job Type: Full Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries): Pharmaceutical

Career Level: Experienced