physical receiving, inspecting, cleaning, sorting, labelling and storing of all inbound materials
supplying materials (raw, semi-finished, components and finished goods) to manufacturing, packaging and other internal customers
performing shift start inspections and assisting in maintenance of material handling systems.
contribute individually and as a team member to achieve the Apotex 2010 Strategic Plan.
working in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act (Ontario), Apotex Health and Safety policies and Safe Work Procedures (SWPs), Safety Charter and departmental safety expectations and programs.
Physical Receiving & Put Away
Unload, verify, inspect, clean, sort and receive in SAP all raw materials and, components using appropriate MHE (Material Handling Equipment) in a safe, compliant and efficient manner.
Identify and take appropriate action (e.g. communicate to purchasing, initiate QNote, etc.) for exception situations e.g. under/over quantity, damaged shipment, contaminated shipment, etc.)
Transfer products from receiving/sampling area to the appropriate location.
Distribute received mail, documents, packages, stationary supplies, etc. to identified departments/personnel.
Manage dock schedule by booking appointments according to production priorities and available dock capacity and provide feedback to procurement on vendor performance to schedule.
Organize and maintain adequate quantity of receiving and warehouse supplies e.g. shipping containers, pallets, seals, labels, etc.
Exceptional Movements of Products
Follow procedures and know logistics flow for exceptional materials/products e.g. class III/IV capsules, waste, CTS waste, CTS, fridge/freezer (i.e. refrigerated/cold temperature), Hazmat, gases.
Delivery of Material to Manufacturing, Packaging and/or other Departments
Provide manufacturing, packaging and other departments with all necessary materials as requested and update inventory using RF and/or SAP.
Ensure transfer orders are completed in SAP for inventory accuracy and as per service level agreement; contact various departments to escalate/resolve any issues in a timely manner.
Locate and retrieve products to be sampled as required.
Processing Tote & Bottle Tote Movements
Stage totes for transfer to other buildings and ensure empty totes are processed and moved to the appropriate location (not Richmond Hill)
Receive and put away bottle totes to tote high bay (Etobicoke).
Able to perform basic shipping tasks e.g. interplant shipments, outbound courier, simple deliveries, etc.).
Perform cycle counts and maintain accurate inventory using SAP.
Ensure all work is performed in full compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Good Documentation Practices (GDPs), Standard Operating Documents (SODs), and Safe Work Procedures (SWPs).
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 assigned work areas in an audit ready state (i.e. 5S).
Committed to corporate mission statement and initiatives (e.g. Apotex 2010).
Perform additional related duties as assigned.
Participate in any internal/external audits/inspections/assessments and perform corrective actions as necessary.
Grade 12 diploma or equivalency
Fluent in English written and oral communication
Competent operator of MHE; knowledge of conveyors, Raymond and Cleco MHEs is an asset
Intermediate knowledge of computer operations—SAP modules for various warehouse operations/RF/warehouse databases, access intranet, etc.
Willing to work various shifts and/or overtime when needed
Able to ascend and descend ladders to rack heights and operate equipment at height without fear