Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations. Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit:
The Traffic Coordinator is responsible for the coordination & creation of logistical and regulatory documentation regarding the movement of goods, materials and samples globally in the most efficient & cost-effective manner. Acting as a resource to all customers (internal/external) for the movement of freight globally.
Generate and coordinate all documentation related to the transport of goods and materials globally. Confirm all logistical documents are completed accurately & efficiently and filed in an organised filing system.
Collaborate with internal departments/customers and act as a resource to assist in the preparation/coordination of documents & scheduling/status notification of shipments globally to ensure effective utilization of freight forwarder services in a cost effective and timely manner.
Communication with freight forwarder/broker to coordinate shipment instructions and investigate shipments irregularities.
Participate in the development of long term planning to support corporate goals, investigate new technologies and propose more economical traffic patterns to enhance customer service & reduce expenses.
Communicate with internal departments to update and maintain customer profile/shipping instructions in SAP and all related databases.
Create and maintain internal Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions and ensure all procedures with external partners are current.
Ensure that all shipments are complete with required documentation and oversee the entire shipment process utilizing internal/external systems.
Update skill database as per role competencies.
Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.
Works in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
Ensure personal adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies.
All other relevant duties as assigned.
College or University in a related Logistics discipline; FITT, APICS, CITT or P. Log would be an asset.
3 years minimum experience in the transportation/customs and logistics industry.
Working knowledge of shipping documentation requirements.
Working knowledge of SAP.
Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
Excellent problem solving skills, detail-oriented and ability to work with minimal supervision.
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.