Processing Technologist
Whitby - Canada
Posted December 19, 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.

Patheon Whitby is seeking Processing Technologists to safely manufacture high quality pharmaceutical products according to established schedules at our Whitby site. Rotating Shift work (midnight, afternoon and day) and/or Weekend work is required.

Key Requirements

·         Manufacture solid dosage forms in accordance with the Master Manufacturing directions and SOP’s complying fully with cGMP and Safety Policies.

·         Understand and dispense raw materials as per manufacturing directions under cGMP and Safety Policies.

·         Complete all process documentation in a timely fashion to ensure inventory and shop order information accuracy.

·         Comply and operate according to FDA/TPP standards.

·         Set-up, clean and wash processing equipment and rooms.

·         Maintain equipment room logs and fill in batch documents.

·         Perform in-process checks.

·         Dispose of liquid rejects into Volatile Storage Room as required.

·         Ability to lift up to 40lbs.

·         Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum Grade 12 education.  Preference will be given to candidates with a Diploma in Science or Food and Drug Technology.  Previous industry experience is desired.
  • Ability to pass an English, math and mechanical test.
  • Good computer skills and attention to detail.  Knowledge of SAP and cGMP would be an asset.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work all 3 shifts (midnight, afternoon and day).   
  • Lift truck training, Fork Truck certification would be an asset.
  • Ability to lift heavy loads.
  • 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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