Electronics Technician
Whitby - Canada
Posted December 05, 2017

Join us as We Transform How Pharmaceuticals are Made.

Patheon is looking for people who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Patheon is in need of proven leaders to nurture talent, build effective teams and drive engagement in an environment where people are motivated to do their best for the company, its clients and their patients. To inspire collaboration and innovation.
The position is responsible for maintaining and operating all plant machinery electrical systems. The objective for this role is to minimize production downtime by ensuring that the equipment is in good running order at all times. This will be achieved through the application of acquired mechanical/electrical/computer, automation and control skills, implementation of good preventative maintenance procedures and urgent response to emergency repair needs of equipment, particularly electrical/computer. This position requires the ability to work rotating shifts.
Key Requirements

§  Repair equipment and facilities on an emergency basis.  Ability to troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and plumbing issues.

§  Perform engineering modification and project-type work, maintenance, operate hand tools and plant service equipment.

§  Maintain logs as required.  Pick up parts from suppliers.  Complete work orders and PM sheets, as well as weekly allocation sheets.  Attend meetings and training seminars.  Update PLC programs.  Make modifications to equipment. 

§  Maintain updated records of changes on documents such as manuals, schematics, drawings etc.

§  Perform electrical work to ESA standards.

§  Perform minor calibrations.

§  Perform data backups and disaster recovery operation.

  • Minimum 5 years hands-on experience
  • Valid Ontario Electrician license required
  • Previous work experience in a controlled and regulated environment
  • Good knowledge of GMP guidelines
  • Ability to work from diagrams, schematics and specs.
  • Network cabling and Control wiring 
  • Networking capability and experience with serialization is an asset  
  • Ability to perform shift work
  • Computer systems
  • Knowledge of pneumatic controls applied to Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Strong judgment, problem solving and decision making ability
  • Proficiency with the English language
  • Demonstrated commitment to our fundamental principles of Integrity, Respect and Excellence


Help Us Make a Healthier World.

Patheon provides development and manufacturing services for more than 800 pharmaceuticals, including nearly a fifth of the world’s top selling drugs. We’ve helped our clients earn more than twice as many U.S. FDA approvals than any other CDMO. Are you as committed as we are to exceeding expectations with high-quality solutions to complex problems? If so, we want to talk to you about making a healthier world... together. Join us at

Patheon Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

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