Technician, Metrology II


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.



1 Year Term Position


Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking a Metrology Technician II for our Engineering, Facilities & Validation Department for our Winnipeg Location. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 4 years of experience in maintenance, a 2-year trades vocational certification and working knowledge of metrology/calibration, general mechanical troubleshooting/repairs and laboratory support equipment. Must have the aptitude for computer systems including maintenance documentation. Prior cGMP regulated industry experience is strongly preferred. 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 Metrology Technician 2 is a skilled position responsible for the calibration and maintenance of instruments 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.

  • Understands job very well and uses this knowledge to complete a wider range of tasks than previous levels.
  • Level of work is moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues
  • Requires little direction in daily work.
  • 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).
  • Responsible for maintaining day-to-day operations of site as they relate to calibrated equipment and systems.
  • Perform maintenance, repairs and calibrations of instrumentation, measurement and recording devices used in manufacturing, QC and R&D laboratories.
  • Maintain calibration traceability integrity in compliance with written procedures, as well as preventative maintenance documentation and SOP's within cGMP requirements.
  • 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.      
  • Support other maintenance disciplines as needed. 
  • 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.


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. 



  • Minimum of 4-years or greater experience in maintenance
  • 2-year trades vocational certificaiton or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of the following maintenance functions:
    • Metrology/Calibrations
    • General Mechanical Troubleshooting/Repairs
    • Laboratory Support Equipment
  • 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



  • Citizenship/Permanent Resident or Valid Work Permit.
  • Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check.
  • Medical assessment req’d upon hire.


Interested? Please visit under the career section to apply today!



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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.
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