Sr Facilities Technician


Canton, MA, US, 02021


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.




Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking a Senior Facilities Technician for our Canton location. The successful candidate will have an associates degree or a minimum of 6+ years of cGMP maintenance experience, knowledge of Critical Utilities and Pharmaceutical processing equipment and experience with utilizing a CMMS platform. The ideal candidate must be proficient with Good Documentation Practices (GDP) and must have the ability to multi-task and coordinate workload by priority.  In addition, this individual will possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence and innovation.




Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple mission—to protect and enhance life.

As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.


We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.




The Senior Facilities Technician is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of utility, process, and support equipment and systems at the commercial Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility in Canton, MA. The use of multi-craft skills and an excellent troubleshooting background with adequate electrical, mechanical, HVAC, and building experience is desirable. The Senior Facilities Technician will be required to work independently to assess and triage equipment issues and should request guidance or support from cross-functional staff as needed. This position requires participation in Canton’s rotating on-call support program. The Facilities technician will be required to perform and document work activities in the site electronic ERP/CMMS system (SAP).




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

  • Perform Preventative and Corrective Maintenance on site facilities, utility, process, and support systems. This includes, but is not limited to, plant steam, clean steam, RODI water, Water for Injection (WFI), air and process gases, building chilled water, HVAC, and waste treatment systems. Process Equipment will include, but is not limited to, autoclaves, bioreactors, centrifuges, and purification skids.
  • Process corrective and preventative maintenance documentation in the global SAP ERP platform using cGMP documentation practices.
  • Record operating parameters and maintain the logs and records of facilities, utility, and life safety equipment per procedure.
  • Able to train on site chemical waste handling procedures in order to support the site spill response team.
  • Monitor and maintain the operational readiness of emergency diesel and gas generators.
  • Able to navigate the site Utility Control System (UCS) and Building Management System (BMS) for job tasks and troubleshooting.
  • Oversee contracted maintenance service providers while they are on-site performing maintenance and repair to systems and equipment.
  • Assist other trades as required.
  • Maintain compliance with all applicable rules and regulations of Emergent and the Pharmaceutical / Biotech industry. This includes FDA regulations, such as cGMP and GDP,
  • and Environmental Safety and Health and company regulations.
  • Maintain a professional, courteous, respectful relationship with internal cross-functional customers; maintain a positive feedback/customer satisfaction rating.


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.



  • Required
    • Associates Degree, or a minimum of 6+ years of cGMP maintenance experience required.
    • Ability to work in an unsupervised environment or in a team collaborative setting.
    • Experience and knowledge of Critical Utilities and Pharmaceutical processing equipment required.
    • Experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel required.
    • Experience with utilizing a CMMS platform is required.
    • Excellent organization and communication skills.
    • Proficient with Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
    • Must have the ability to multi-task and coordinate workload by priority.
    • Must be customer service and quality driven.
  • Preferred
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; Mechanical, Electrical or Life Science.
    • Experience with SAP
    • MA State 2nd Class Fireman’s Boiler Operator License.
    • Wastewater certification or license.


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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.


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.


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

Nearest Major Market: Boston