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Maintenance Manager

Emergent BioSolutions
Baltimore, MD
Start date
Mar 2, 2023

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Quality, Quality Assurance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Job Details

We go where others won’t, taking on some of the biggest public health challenges to protect and enhance millions of lives, and create a better, more secure world. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect and enhance life.

I: Job Summary

Lead engineering, maintenance, metrology, site planning at the Camden campus. Heavy focus on personnel/team development, performance management, and client/regulatory facing (process equipment/systems operation)


II: Essential Functions

  • Provide leadership and supervision for the activities of the engineering, maintenance, and support personnel including:
    • Teambuilding
    • Exemplify strong and effective communication
    • Constructive and goals-based feedback
    • Employee tailored personnel development
    • Motivation and empowerment of direct/indirect reports to ensure the safe and effective acquisition/use/maintenance of site systems
    • Priority management
    • Conflict resolution
  • Ensure the effective operation of the site’s CAD services and the drawing management system.  Outsource non-controlled drawing revisions to pre-qualified, third party CAD service providers
  • Procure, coordinate the qualification of, and manage vendors
  • Oversee the execution of the capital project portfolio managed by Facilities/ Maintenance
  • Lead or participate in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Supervise metrology program to ensure calibration of facility/process instrumentation
  • Oversee the execution, and the development, of lyophilization cycles
  • Preventive maintenance program continuous improvement
  • Technical support and troubleshooting assistance to facilities and production personnel on technical issues that are beyond the training or experience of those organizations
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate the technicians for project support or facilities tasks


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.


III: Education, Experience & Skills


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Eight years experience in a pharmaceutical/process industry setting
  • Detailed knowledge of facilities, systems, and infrastructure within an industrial setting
  • Knowledge of CAD software and drawing management
  • Strong oral, written, and listening communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools
  • Demonstrated ability to:
        • provide clear direction and motivate teams
        • lead by example through strong work ethics and high standards
        • be hands-on and available during off-hours
        • work as a team leader or as a team member
        • influence other individuals and departments
        • adapt quickly to changing priorities
        • continue to improve skills through professional development

Advanced Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Familiarity with FDA regulations relating to biologic and drug products
  • Familiarity with FDA current Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Advanced training in engineering, business or project management
  • Member of PMI, ISPE, ASME, or AICHE
  • EIT, PE, CAPM, PMP or LEED certification
  • Familiar with pharmaceutical industry guidelines such as ISPE Baseline Guides, ISO and ASME BPE



Per CDC guidelines, Emergent strongly recommends that all employees working on site are vaccinated to help ensure their safety, as well as the safety of fellow employees. This includes the use of good judgment when determining when the CDC guidelines advise that you stay home when ill. 

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.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .

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.


Emergent BioSolutions is a global life sciences company whose mission is to protect and enhance life. Through our specialty products and contract development and manufacturing services, we are dedicated to providing solutions that address public health threats. Through social responsibility, we aim to build healthier and safer communities. We aspire to deliver peace of mind to our patients and customers so they can focus on what’s most important in their lives. In working together, we envision protecting or enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030. For more information visit Find us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.

Stock Symbol: EBS


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