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Warehouse Technician - Eurofins CDMO Alphora

Eurofins Scientific

Eurofins Scientific

Oakville, ON, Canada
Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 58,000 staff across a network of more than 1000 independent companies in over 54 countries and operating more than 900 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 6.7 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.


Eurofins CDMO Alphora Inc. provides a fully integrated suite of services to support drug substance and drug product development from the IND enabling development stage, through to phase II & III supply, and commercial validation and manufacturing for niche APIs. In addition to a continuing flow of interesting and challenging projects for global pharmaceutical and biotech companies, Eurofins CDMO Alphora Inc. is committed to growing its state-of-the-art organization, with continued investments in its people, modern facilities, equipment, and instrumentation.

Job Description


The Warehouse Technician Level II is accountable to the Team Leader, Warehouse for the control of materials within Alphora’s cGMP Warehouse including raw materials, intermediates, finished products and waste streams. This position will coordinate the transfer of material’s and equipment’s between Alphora’s Portland and Speakman locations and will also fill in for the Warehouse Technician – Speakman role as and when required.

The Warehouse Technician is a role with limited direct supervision.


  • Follow Environmental, Health and Safety rules/regulations and report any workplace incidents, injuries or accidents immediately.
  • Adhere to policies and guidelines set out in the Alphora Employee Handbook.
  • Work harmoniously with all fellow employees
  • Receipt, Quarantining and Sampling of cGMP raw materials
  • Handling of In-process waste
  • Submission of raw material samples to Quality Control
  • Shipping of materials, equipment’s via courier between Alphora’s sites
  • Shipping activities of materials/finished products via courier
  • Cleaning and housekeeping of the Warehouse, Sampling and Plant facilities
  • Adherence to all relevant EHSPs, GLI’s, GAP’s and SOP’s
  • Staging of raw materials for cGMP Operations
  • Prepare the warehouse for audits
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Participate in SOPs, cGMP and HS&E training sessions
  • Responsible for complying with schedules operations activities


Within the Company

  • Interact with all personnel throughout Alphora to ensure the timely and safe execution of processes

Outside of the Company

  • Interact with cGMP clients as required
  • Interact with various agencies as needed (i.e. environmental compliance, Insurance, WHMIS, HPB/FDA, municipal officials, public utilities, etc.)


  • Minimum of College Diploma or Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in a chemical manufacturing facility preferably in a cGMP environment
  • Experience handling chemicals
  • Experience working with API or formulation pharmaceutical processing equipment, or related experience in food, cosmetics or specialty chemicals
  • Flexibility to adapt to and perform continental shift work
  • Knowledge and ability to operate computerized equipment
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills

Additional Information

At Eurofins we offer excellent full-time benefits including health & dental coverage, life and disability insurance, RRSP with 3% company match, paid holidays, paid time off.

Accommodation: Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may e-mail a request via the website at

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received international recognition as a great place to work. To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website at

We thank all applicants within commuting distance of GTA, Ontario for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.