Maintenance Manager


Baltimore, MD, US, 21230


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.



Lead production and packaging equipment maintenance and reliability program at the Camden campus. Lead team of Equipment Specialists to ensure equipment uptime as well as complete engineering level projects to continuously improve equipment reliability. Heavy focus on personnel/team development as it pertains to repair and troubleshooting current and future manufacturing equipment, performance management, and client/regulatory facing (process equipment/systems operation).



Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Provide leadership and supervision for the activities of the equipment specialist team.
    • 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 all production equipment
    • Priority management
    • Conflict resolution
  • Propose and orchestrate continuous improvement projects on manufacturing equipment to ensure equipment uptime is maximized and obsolete components are upgraded where possible.
  • Procure, coordinate the qualification of, and manage equipment and engineering vendors
  • Propose and lead capital project execution as required on process improvements
  • Orchestrate fit tests, machinability and engineering runs as required
  • Ensure preventive maintenance program is executed and improved as needed on manufacturing equipment
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance to manufacturing personnel on technical issues that are beyond the training or experience of that organization
  • Plan and lead shutdown preventative maintenance and project tasks on all production and packaging equipment
  • Ensure 6S of spare parts and the specialist shop is completed and maintained
  • Ensure communication is effective between team members as well as communication being effective to E F&V management, lead tier meetings
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate equipment specialist labor for manufacturing coverage, project completion and repair tasks


The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
  • Eight plus years of experience in a pharmaceutical/process industry setting
  • Detailed engineering knowledge of process equipment design, operation and repair
  • Knowledge of 3D drawing and CNC machining
  • Isolator fill line experience desired
  • Strong oral, written, and listening communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools and applicable ERP system
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of Operational Excellence / Lean Manufacturing
  • Familiarity with FDA regulations relating to biologic and drug products
  • Familiarity with FDA current Good Manufacturing Practices
  • 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.

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Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Lead with Integrity
    • We gain trust and confidence through ethics, quality, and compliance excellence
  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore