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Apotex Reviews

Updated Jul 15, 2019

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Apotex CEO Jack Kay
Jack Kay
67 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Compensation, no career growth, work life balance(in 16 reviews)

  • "Dishonesty from upper management regarding job security and future of the business(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Apotex full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - great training program - extensive potential for growth within the company

    Cons

    need more flex work options

    Advice to Management

    -hire within the company to retain talent.

    Apotex2019-02-11
  2. "Good pay and benefits along with Pension matching"

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator 
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Apotex full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The benefits and pay are competitive.

    Cons

    Management is making changes to processes that are drastically increasing the time to complete tasks

    Apotex2019-07-15
  3. "Good Work Culture"

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    Current Employee - Production Technician 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Apotex full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work culture and advanced technology machine

    Cons

    Rotating shift and weekends shift

    Apotex2019-07-12
  4. "QA Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Apotex full-time

    Pros

    Best training program good cooworkers good palace to start

    Cons

    shift timing low pay Poor HR 12 Shifts

    Apotex2019-07-08
  5. "Clean pharmaceutical environment"

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      Current Employee - Power Engineer 

      I have been working at Apotex full-time

      Pros

      Clean environment, great co workers, good management

      Cons

      Company had many layoffs and is now sold

      Apotex2019-07-11
    • "Great place to work at"

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      Former Employee - Applications Developer in Toronto, ON
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Apotex full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Very nice people to work with.

      Cons

      very limited perks and benefits.

      Apotex2019-06-26
    • "HORRIBLE MANAGER!"

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      Former Employee - SHE Associate 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Apotex full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Used to be good with previous management. New manager is garbage!

      Cons

      Horrible, power hungry, micro Manager. psychotic tendencies, makes work life horrendous. if you're passionate about safety and want to learn and be able to make a change. stay far away from this job specifically due to manager!!!!!

      Advice to Management

      get rid of some of the bullies/idiots in the site leadership team! specifically signet!

      Apotex2019-06-27
    • "Future Unknown"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Apotex full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      - Company Paid Benefits - Company Pension Plan

      Cons

      - Future outlook unclear - company is now overseen by Barry Sherman's kids. Word on the street is that they are looking to sell - Extremely unstable environment - Restructuring happening over the last 18 months - Some roles/functions moved to India, and continuing to outsource additional functions to India - Old-fashioned style of working, lacks innovation - Lack of flexible work options - Managers/leaders generally...

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      Apotex2019-06-06
    • "Overall experience is good"

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        Current Employee - Senior Research Scientist 

        I have been working at Apotex full-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        work ethics professional peer relationship

        Cons

        not many opportunity for career advancement.

        Advice to Management

        None.

        Apotex2019-06-05
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