Make a Difference at Confab
Our success is based on the commitment and versatility of our people as they strive for continuous improvement and career growth. That is why we recruit the best talent and offer them an opportunity to put their knowledge and experience to work in an exciting, growth-oriented environment. If professional development and career success are important to you, join Confab’s team!
“Confab hired me as an electrical mechanic after I joined the company as an intern, and after two-and-a-half years, I was offered my current position. I create preventive maintenance programs and integrate them into our systems. I love my job because I enjoy operational logistics and executing action plans, and I get to oversee plant operations while improving preventive maintenance coordination.”
“Every day, I experience respect, communication and teamwork at Confab. When I first started, I was amazed by the warm welcome and the helpfulness of my coworkers. Everyone wants to help each other succeed. My supervisors are open to any new ideas that will help the company serve our customers more effectively.”
“A job … a future!”
“When I started at Confab, I was responsible for planning production, logistics and customer service for our private labels, and now I’m a production planner in the liquids sector. I love working in the heart of the action. Because Confab fills unique orders, I make sure that all customer needs are met. In my job, you need to be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.”
“Confab’s strength is our teamwork and our respect for one another as we work to deliver a quality product for the customer. Collaboration is the key to ensuring that projects are on time and up to the high standard of quality that our customers expect. We feel like we’re part of a team and everyone pitches in to achieve the best results.”
“Confab loves a challenge!”
“I really enjoy my job and the team I work with. We have implemented a number of operational excellence initiatives and are working to optimize technology to make our manufacturing operations more efficient. We’re always on the lookout for the best manufacturing management practices.”
“I consider respect very important. The work atmosphere is positive. We take time for discussion and always come up with solutions that reflect our own quality standards and those of our customers. Quality is central to our purpose because we want to offer the best products and service.”
“Operational excellence is key to meeting our customers’ needs.”
“My job is to optimize the formulation of an existing product and develop formulations for both generic and new products. I’ve been involved in a major project from the beginning, developing a new pharmaceutical form for Confab and coordinating small-scale pre-formulation, formulation and process development activities. We are conducting pilot testing for stability before bringing the product to market. I love my job because I get to work closely with customers. Internally, I interact with various teams such as analytical development, specifications, project management, quality assurance and purchasing.”
“Teamwork is vital to meeting customer deadlines. We work in an intellectually stimulating environment due to the nature of the industry. I have both freedom of action and support from my team when we need to meet project milestones and take care of our customers.”
“At Confab, every day brings a new challenge.”
“At Confab, we perform a wide range of analyses using numerous measuring instruments. My position involves managing analytical activities associated with raw materials. I started as an analyst in the department and worked my way up to my current supervisory position. Confab provided me with an opportunity to step outside my comfort zone and develop additional skills, which helped me get to where I am now. I work closely with my team to improve our work processes and foster teamwork, the essential ingredients for delivering quality analyses to deadline.”
“Discipline and quality are essential to our work. Confab gives people a chance to grow through internal training programs for managers on leadership and high-performing teams. This has been a valuable tool in helping me succeed in my role.”
“Confab — an ally in my professional growth.”
“My job is to weigh and mix raw materials according to the batch record. I make sure the documentation in the records is accurate and I set up, adjust and clean the equipment as required. Because I work in a controlled environment and must comply with good manufacturing practices, having a thorough attention to detail is very important. It is essential that we work as a team and everyone does their best to make sure that all quality standards are met. Confab believes that workplace health and safety is a top priority, which is why particular attention is paid to the well-being of its employees. Most importantly, I enjoy coming in to work every day.”
“Confab’s strength is our commitment to delivering quality products on time. As a group, we are flexible and can adapt quickly to changes that can appear during production. Confab respects its employees and the employees respect one another.”
“A forward-looking company”
We are dedicated professionals — chemists, biochemists, pharmacists, engineers and qualified operational staff — who bring a wide range of expertise to our work at Confab.
We believe in creating an environment of personal and professional development through individualized training programs designed to help our employees reach their full potential. Our open communication policies confirm our high level of employee satisfaction. We welcome recommendations to improve working environments and conditions because we believe that our people give us a competitive edge when it comes to providing solutions in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing.
Programs for Employees and Families
Confab offers a range of highly competitive benefits designed to provide for the well-being of our employees and their families, today and into retirement.
We offer a group insurance program with three coverage plans adapted to the health care needs of our employees and their families.
Retirement Savings Plan
Employees can save for their retirement by contributing to the company’s group, RRSP. Confab also contributes based on the employee’s participation.
We offer flex hours to help our employees maintain a sound work-life balance.
We offer 11 paid statutory holidays a year, including five over the winter holiday season. The holiday closure period includes special compensation provisions for non-statutory holidays.
Employees are entitled to four floating holidays a year for personal or family obligations.
All Confab employees participate in the company’s success through our bonus program based on organizational success and individual performance.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Confab offers its employees and their families an EAP consisting of a wide range of support and counseling services available free of charge.
We place importance on recognizing our employees’ efforts and achievements. We have employee recognition programs in the areas of workplace health and safety, work attendance and years of service. We recognize team achievements and organize company events for employees and management throughout the year.
At Confab Laboratories Inc., we take great pride in the five values that define us. They are a part of who we are and guide our day-to-day management. In fact, respect for these values is included in the objectives and performance assessments of all our employees.
Confab is driven by these values:
We care about the individual, the environment and the company. As a customer-focused company, we work closely together and with our customers to create a respectful and harmonious working relationship. Because we operate in a highly regulated industry, we respect and adhere to the industry standards.
At Confab, our strength is in our ability to work as a team and overcome challenges, whether they be in our development or manufacturing centers. Being a contract manufacturer requires tremendous flexibility. Our team works as a large chain with every link depending on the next, working together to deliver quality results.
We always work responsibly, adhering to quality and safety standards. We make sure we always deliver a product that meets customer expectations and we take pride in consistently delivering excellent results in our client and regulatory audits.
We encourage open and transparent dialogue as a means to effective and efficient problem-solving. We welcome and encourage good ideas and foster best practice sharing. Effective communication is key to maintaining our excellent customer service levels and positive relationships.
“Confabians” are dedicated to providing quality service and products. We take pride in our work and recognize the impact we have on each other’s success. Each employee applies rigorous and efficient work methods to support our product development and manufacturing services.