Careers at Pillar5 Pharma

At Pillar5 Pharma, we know that quality products come from quality people, so we’re always on the lookout for great talent.

APA PRODUCTION MECHANIC (1 Permanent, Full-Time Position Available)

Reporting to the Manager, APA, the APA Production Mechanic is responsible for production equipment in the Arnprior manufacturing site. The Production Mechanic’s role is to set up, operate, troubleshoot and fix several different types of machinery.


  • Assemble, troubleshoot and operate a variety of filling, packaging and compression machines on a day-to-day basis
  • Diagnose malfunctions and determine the need for adjustment or repair
  • Perform preventive maintenance on machines and equipment
  • Familiarity with automated equipment
  • Follow written set-up and maintenance procedures according to preventative maintenance work orders
  • Train operators on proper handling of equipment
  • Work with outside contractors to ensure completion of maintenance tasks and with other groups and trades personnel
  • Recognize and implement continuous improvement activities

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma, post secondary education with millwright certification is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in a production environment preferably with packaging and tabletting machines
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and proven mechanical training and experience with PLC controllers i.e., troubleshooting
  • Excellent team work, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of cGMP’s and SOP’s
  • Understanding of Lean and Six Sigma concepts is an asset
  • Ability to work shifts and be on call when needed

Applicants should submit a cover letter and updated resume to The deadline for all applications is all applications is May 26, 2017.

Temporary Packager (Casual - On Call)


  • Inspects, packages and final packs product, ensuring quality standards are achieved
  • Maintains cleanliness of the packaging area as required
  • Completes relevant documentation completely and accurately
  • Strictly adheres to Standard Operating Procedures, safety guidelines and Good Manufacturing Practices in all aspects of the operation and cleaning of the area

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to change
  • Proven ability to follow written procedures and complete accurate documentation
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Capacity to work all shifts and meet the physical demands of the position
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment would be an asset

Application Process:     Please send your resume by following below process

By mail to: Human Resources 365 Madawaska Blvd. Arnprior, Ontario K7S 0C9

By email to:

Thank you for your interest, however, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process. If you do not see an opportunity suited for you at this time, please check back soon. We are always looking for exceptional employees to become part of our team.