Craftworker, Production Support

Lansing, MI
May 18, 2022
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

The employee must have the ability to work rotating twelve hour shifts on a rotating day basis with customer service and product quality foremost in mind. Experience and knowledgeable maintenance technician in Critical Utilities and Pharmaceutical processing equipment that can work in a controlled environment that has closed space and cleanliness requirements. Regularly required to use advances problem-solving techniques during investigative inquiries along with computerized communication and inventory systems. 



•    Perform preventative, corrective maintenance and day-to-day operations of all manufacturing areas and the support systems
•    Maintain process control equipment and control loop systems, as well as prepare preventative maintenance documentation and SOPs within cGMP requirements 
•    Participate in cross-training and participate in special projects with facilities and engineering departments 
•    Participate in cGMP training and off-site training as they relate to manufacturing and seek ways to increase operational efficiency 
•    Perform technical and administrative updates to preventative maintenance plans
•    Maintain training requirements
•    Maintain a current and detailed knowledge of cGMP
•    Participate in special projects as assigned by management 
•    Seeks ways to increase operational efficiency 
•    Perform various SAP functions to complete Deviations, CAPAs, and Change Controls and SOP revisions
•    Provides technical support for engineering projects within their functional area
•    Assist other trades as required


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.



•    HS Diploma/GED. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
•    6+ years of related experience required
•    Prior cGMP experience is expected
•    Must be customer service and quality driven 
•    Working knowledge of the following maintenance functions:

  • General Mechanical Troubleshooting/Repairs
  • Production Support Equipment
    • Fermenters
    • Autoclaves
    • Parts Washers
  • Critical Utilities
    • Water for Injection and Pre-treatment Systems 
    • Clean Steam Generators
    • Clean Compressed Gas Systems
    • Reverse Osmosis Water Systems
    • Water Softening Processing Equipment 
    • Passivation Processes

•    Must comply with all applicable rules and regulations of Emergent and the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. This includes FDA regulations such as cGMP, GDP, EH&S regulations, and company regulations such as the employee handbook


Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals with qualifying medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that may prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.