Sr. Maintenance Technician

Employer
Emergent Biosolutions
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jul 28, 2021
Closes
Jul 31, 2021
Ref
2141622969
Hours
Full Time
Emergent BioSolutions (NYSE: EBS), headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is a global life sciences company that provides a diverse portfolio of specialty products and services that address public health threats. The company develops, manufactures, and commercializes medical countermeasures (MCM) against chemical and biological, (CBRN) threats, as well as explosive-related threats and existing and emerging infectious diseases (EID). In 2018, the company diversified the scope of its public health threat mandate significantly by acquiring Adapt Pharma, the maker of NARCAN(R) Nasal Spray for opioid overdose reversal, and PaxVax, the maker of Vivotif(R) and Vaxchora(R), which are marketed travelers vaccines for typhoid and cholera, as well as a number of R&D programs at various stages of development. Emergent BioSolutions continues to drive innovation and achieve significant growth YOY-growing from a company with only one product and less than $300M in revenue in 2012 to a broader base with 10 products that are now marketed or procured globally. The company is on target to exceed $1B revenues for 2019, one year ahead of plan, while advancing the founding mission to protect and enhance life. The company operates through four business units: * VACCINES * THERAPEUTICS * DEVICES * CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT & MANUFACTURING Job description: 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. I: Job Summary The Facilities Maintenance Technician is a skilled position responsible for both predictive and preventive maintenance of all equipment/systems. The individual must have a diversified background in GMP process equipment/systems, as well as industrial equipment repair and maintenance. All work must adhere to current GMP and safety practices. II: Responsibilites * Provide technical/mechanical support on all process equipment/systems for the filling/capping/labeling operations and supporting utilities. * Performs work in one or more maintenance trades including carpentry, electrical, plumbing and painting. * Performs routine equipment repair and installation of office fixtures. * Responsible for mechanical service calls and in house repairs throughout facility and grounds. * Diagnose, repair and service equipment/systems which includes but not limited to RODI, WFI, boilers, chillers, Biowaste System, Clean Steam System, HVAC, BMS, Compressed Gases. Also, includes pump seals / rebuilds, plumbing/piping work, etc. * Execute and review preventive and corrective work orders as scheduled and ensure timely closure of work orders. * Requires supervision of outside contractors performing facility and equipment related services. * Respond to building alarms and/or equipment/system alarms during normal business hours and/or off hours. 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 Minimum of High School degree and/or with 2-4 years of experience in the field of pharmaceutical/biotechnology (or equivalent). Sufficient experience in the facility/equipment/system maintenance in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry. This position requires a mechanic with multiple craft experience in the maintenance and repair of manufacturing equipment as to it pertains to biological processes and systems. Must have considerable experience in the troubleshooting of complex and specialized equipment consisting of process specific, utility, refrigeration and environmental control systems. 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.

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