Sr. Facilities Technician


Rockville, MD, US, 20850


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.



The Sr. Facilities Technician is a skilled position responsible for both predictive and preventive maintenance of all equipment on a diverse range of systems.  This includes facilities, core utilities, and GMP clean utilities common in the pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical industry.  This includes not only the physical and skilled aspects to the job, but also planning and communicating work, working with software systems to document work performed according to Good Documentation Practice (GDP). 



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


  • Takes initiative and works independently on complex assignments.
  • Able to confidently act as facilitator, trainer and team leader on multiperson repairs and projects. 
  • Fully understands work and provides solutions and recommendations in resolving issues.
  • Provide technical and mechanical support on all GMP and Non-GMP utility systems.
  • Performs routine Preventive Maintenance (PM) on equipment and systems.
  • Execute work orders and document work performed in SAP per Good Documentation Practice (GDP).
  • Respond to emergency and alarm conditions and be on-call per scheduled times for emergency service calls and must respond to the site to repair/address issues.      
  • Perform Corrective Maintenance (CM) on direct impact equipment/systems, which includes RODI, WFI, boilers, Biowaste System, Clean Steam System, Industrial HVAC,  Compressed Gases. Also non-impact systems including plant steam, house chilles, heating water systems, etc.
  • Oversee the work of outside contractors performing work in the facility.


  • Evaluate potential impact to system per current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) when planning and scheduling work, and openly communicate impact with department management and ensures consensus for repair.


  • Support campus landscaping, snow removal, pest control systems to ensure safe and excellent site. 
  • Maintain a professional, courteous, respectful relationship with internal customers.
  • Seek ways to increase operational efficiency and reliability as continuous improvements to all processes.
  • Participate in 6-S initiatives for Facilities Department and facilitates weekly walk through of buildings, mechanical rooms, and grounds to assure all areas of the site are clean and audit ready every day.
  • Provides technical support to other Facility Services teams, Engineering projects, and other departments at site.





  • Minimum of 6-years’ or greater experience in maintenance
  • 2-year trades vocational certificaiton or equivalent experience
  • This position requires expertise in at least one specialized maintenance discipline and be proved in applying these skills in the operation, maintenance and repair of manufacturing utility systems with biological processes.
  • Must have aptitude for computer systems including maintenance documentation, email, word, excel, building automation operations
  • Prior cGMP regulated industry experience is strongly preferred
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and coordinate workload by priority
  • Must be customer service and quality driven



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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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.


  • 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: Washington DC