Intern, Engineering


Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3T 5Y3


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.



8 month term position (2 positions)


Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking an Intern for our Engineering Department to start in January, 2022 and the other starting May 2022. The select candidate will currently be in pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, have basic knowledge of industry standards and best practices and have strong organizational and planning skills. Having experience with AutoCad and/or other related software is an asset. Must have a cooperative approach to teamwork with an emphasis on successfully completing site goals and providing strong customer service to internal and external stakeholders. 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.




Under the direction and guidance of our Facilities and Engineering team the Intern, Engineering will coordinate and commission facility, process, and lab equipment. In addition, this position will work towards achieving operational excellence and 6S process development. 




  • Coordinate and commission facility, process, and lab equipment by;
    • Conducting system documentation reviews and updates (drawings, manuals, certifications)
    • Assisting with I/O testing
    • Assisting in conducting quality documentation review, generation and issuance
      • PM, SOP, Calibrations
    • Developing component lists and identifications
    • Assisting in conducting safety review of equipment
    • Assisting with tracking and commissioning new equipment
    • Assisting in conducting alarm and interlock testing
    • Assisting in conducting power failure testing
    • Assisting in conducting operational testing
  • Assist with managing outsourced construction and design, including on-site verification and inspections.
  • Verify equipment drawings in parallel with retagging of equipment to meet SAP standards.
  • Aid in manufacturing change-over, including organizing the movement of equipment, testing and commissioning.
  • Aid in achieving operational excellence including 6S process development.


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. 



  • Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or technical diploma required.
  • Basic knowledge of industry standards and best practices required.
  • Previous related work experience will be considered an asset.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or other related software is an asset.
  • General working knowledge of 6S principles required.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Cooperative approach to teamwork with emphasis on successfully completing site goals and providing strong customer service to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong technical skills with great attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate willingness to learn and develop.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or related industry would be an asset.



  • Citizenship/Permanent Resident or Valid Work Permit.
  • Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check.


Interested? Please visit www.emergentbiosolutions.com under the career section to apply today!



As part of our team, you'll join talented and inspiring colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. We offer highly diverse career opportunities, a supportive culture, competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and an extensive benefits package. 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.


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.