1+ months

Facilities Specialist

Canton, MA 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.

The Facilities Specialist primary role is to administratively manage the on-time establishment of Maintenance contracts, agreements and purchase orders to all vendors providing maintenance services to the Canton site. Reporting quarterly financial metrics of Maintenance activities for the Canton site. Provides annual vendor/contractor performance evaluations for the department.

The secondary role of the Facility Specialist shall assist with updating SAP CMMS with all closing information for the technical completion of work orders. The Facilities Specialist is responsible for the management of site gowning in coordination with selected and approved vendors. The Facilities Specialist assists with vendor qualifications related to department programs.

This position reports to and supports the Facilities Resource Planning Manager in support of efficient, effective, and reliable operation of all systems and equipment. This position will have interactions with Manufacturing Science and Technology, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Environmental Health and Safety, Engineering, Supply Chain, and Outside Contractors/Consultants.

The ability to multi-task, evaluate, and prioritize work pertaining to site-wide maintenance is critical to the success of this role and the Maintenance Department. A high level of organization is required for this role. The GMP production environment requires attention to the details and accuracy within good documentation practices. The focus to create and maintain a safety culture that is proactive and striving for zero injuries is of the utmost importance and an expectation for all employees. The Facilities Specialist can influence and impact the site service maintenance budget with the recommendations/decisions that are made in planning the work to repair and/or replace equipment and building services.

Negotiate, create, and maintain facilities services contracts and agreements.
Process preventative maintenance documentation in the global SAP ERP platform using cGMP documentation practices.
Scheduling, planning and maintenance event communications.
Manage site gowning operations.
Maintain departmental accounting operations.
Perform various SAP functions for Work Orders, Preventative Maintenance Task List revisions.
Schedule contracted service providers to perform repairs to systems, equipment or building services.
Maintain compliance with all applicable rules and regulations of Emergent and the Pharmaceutical / Biotech industry. This includes FDA regulations such as cGMP, 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 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

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: 2021-11-15 Expires: 2022-08-31

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Facilities Specialist

Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
Canton, MA 02021

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