Project Engineer

at Emergent BioSolutions
Location Baltimore
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


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 Project 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. The Project Engineer will support multiple projects concurrently and requires strong organizational and communication skills.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the 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 submissions.
• Monitors project budgets and schedules for trends and compliance to budget.
• Prepares project engineering proposals and documents.
• Coordinates the review and checking of engineering deliverables.
• Coordinates the efforts of engineering support groups and external resources such as vendors, consultants and contractors.
• Conducts 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 layouts, P&IDs and PFDs.
• Prepare monthly project status reports.
• Effectively present complex technical information to guide decision making.
• Write and revise SOPs and Master Plans.
• Collaborate cross-functionally with internal departments both locally and across the Emergent network.
• Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit bids for equipment and engineering services.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management's assignment of essential functions.

• Bachelors of Science degree in civil, mechanical, chemical, or electrical engineering.
• Training or exposure to project management.
• 2 years or project engineering experience required in an industrial setting.
• 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.
• Experience with SCADA, EMS, and PCS systems is very desirable.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks in a dynamic environment.
Preferred Requirements
• Member of PMI, ISPE, ASME, or AICHE
• Familiar with pharmaceutical industry guidelines such as ISPE Baseline Guides, ISO and ASME BPE
• 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.
• Must be able to adapt to change viewing obstacles as opportunities.
• Knowledge of CAD software and equipment.
• Familiarity with FDA regulations relating to biologic and drug products.
• Familiarity with FDA current Good Manufacturing Practices.

Successful applicants for this position that are required to be onsite at any Emergent site at any time, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to legally required exemptions.

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.

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