1+ months

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.

The Capitol Projects Engineer will be responsible for the delivery of engineering capital projects and initiatives by organizing and controlling project elements, leading department/site improvement initiatives and for supporting ongoing operations/manufacturing as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Oversight and execution of capital projects from inception to turnover to user groups
  • Design oversight and compliance with industry practices and guidelines
  • Management of capital projects using company procedures and industry best practices
  • Management and execution of multiple projects simultaneously, including but not limited to planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating the technical reviews
  • Provide leadership and management to projects and executing them to the agreed upon scope, schedule, budget, and technical quality
  • Coordinate all technical activities on assigned projects. Responsible for having an awareness of and ability to recognize technical problems
  • Successful completion of assigned engineering projects
  • Preparation of design packages and specifications, RFPs, design review, vendor/contractor selection, constructability reviews, approval of submittals, and preparation and oversight of validation and regulatory submission
  • Monitors project budgets and schedules for trends and compliance to budget
  • Prepares project engineering proposals and documents
  • Coordinate the review and checking of engineering deliverables
  • Coordinates the efforts of engineering support groups and external resources such as vendors, consultants, and contractors
  • Conduct project meetings and effective communications with user group and project stake holders.
  • Prepare detailed project cost estimates
  • Prepare engineering calculations and analysis related to process design and equipment selections
  • Define project scope and develop preliminary engineering drawings such as layout, P&IDs and PFDs
  • Prepare monthly project status reports

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.

Education, Experience & Skills

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Engineering degree in civil, mechanical, chemical, or electrical disciplines
  • Training or exposure to project management
  • 5 years of experience in process industry setting
  • 2 years of engineering experience required in an industrial setting as a discipline engineer
  • 2 years of project engineering experience required in an industrial setting
  • Detailed knowledge of facilities, systems, and infrastructure within an industrial setting
  • Strong oral, written, and listening communication skills
  • Must be able to provide clear direction while motivating teams
  • Must lead by example through strong work ethics and high standards
  • Desire to continue to promote personal development
  • Proficient with computer applications such as Microsoft Suite

Preferred Requirements

  • Advanced training in engineering, business, or project management
  • Member of PMI, ISPE, ASME, or AICHE
  • EIT, PE, CAPM, PMP, or LEED certification
  • Familiar with pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and consumer products process company or food industry
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and consumer products process company or food industry
  • Experience in a federally regulated industry
  • Possess the ability to influence supporting departments
  • Able to receive constructive feedback and adapt to change within a dynamic environment
  • Be tenacious while maintain integrity and self-awareness
  • Must be able to adapt to change viewing obstacles as opportunities
  • Knowledge of CAD software and equipment
  • Working knowledge of CSI divisions
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Familiarity with FDA regulations relating to biologic and drug products
  • Familiarity with FDA current Good Manufacturing Practices

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.

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<> .

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 actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe 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.



  • Biotechnology
Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-07-29

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Capital Projects Engineer

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