Our employee requirements continually change and new positions are created to facilitate growth in various areas. We frequently hire laboratory technicians with applicable training and experience in microbiology and chemistry as well as production technicians suitable for work in a GMP facility.


Research Associate

The Research Associate assists the R&D Chemistry Manager with leadership and accountability for Research in the Organic Chemistry Lab in compliance with regulatory requirements.  They should play a key role in downstream process development and assist in troubleshooting issues that may arise during production.  They are expected to independently analyze and interpret data, as well as write reports and make recommendations.

Qualified candidates will have a M.Sc. in Chemistry or a related field with several years’ experience in a pharmaceutical environment.  The preferred candidate requires good interpersonal skills, good planning and organizational capabilities, experience with chemical techniques, instrumental methods and equipment maintenance, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Posted February 14, 2019


Pharmaceutical Production Operator

APOTEX FERMENTATION INC. is looking for an individual interested in joining our Production Team.  Our operations are performed in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Health & Safety requirements and include processing equipment up to 30,000 L fermenters.  Duties consist of process operations and monitoring, cleaning of equipment and work areas, documentation and troubleshooting.  The ability to lift 50 lbs. is compulsory.  12-hour shift-work 24/7 coverage is mandatory. 

Production Operator qualification requirements:

  • Grade 12 diploma
  • Chemical & Biosynthesis or related Diploma is an asset
  • Ability to strictly follow written English instructions
  • Excellent work ethics and common sense
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Basic computer skills
  • GMP, ISO or Industrial production experience would be an asset
  • Supervisor experience is also an asset

Production Operators have an excellent growth opportunity within the department.  In addition to the salary, there is a shift premium for all hours worked, and an increase after approximately 6 months including a Benefits program.

This is a permanent position. 

Posted January 4, 2019


We offer competitive salaries, excellent health benefits, a pension plan, training, parking and a variety of Company events for employees. Interested applicants are invited to forward their detailed resume and cover letter to:

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

The Human Resource Department, Apotex Fermentation Inc.
50 Scurfield Blvd. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3Y 1G4