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Specialist, Maintenance Support

Baltimore, MD 21202
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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 Maintenance Support Specialist is responsible for maintaining data within the SAP Plant Maintenance module in conjunction with quality systems, and ensuring efficient and timely processing of the maintenance and calibration workload. This is a hybrid role (split betweenremote/on-site).


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assumes the role of administrator and subject matter expert for the sites Computerized Maintenance Management System.
  • Responsible for accuracy of database records, maintenance tasks and schedules.
  • Ensure open work orders are tracked and closed in an efficient manner.
  • Maintain SAP data including equipment and functional location masters, cycle driven maintenance plans, inspection lots, Bill of Materials (BOMs).
  • Maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs), forms, and work instructions.
  • Perform work functions in alignment with quality systems such as change controls, deviations, and corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs).
  • Participate in applicable SAP enhancement projects.
  • Perform field verification and equipment labeling.
  • Responsible for the work request and corrective work order backlog for assigned work centers.
  • Review and screen work requests to ensure the scope of the work is clearly described, assess priority and requested completion date for realistic goals, and discuss the details of requested work with originating department as necessary.
  • Evaluate current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) impact of systems when planning and scheduling work, openly communicate impact with department management, and ensure consensus for repair.
  • Maintain a professional, courteous, respectful relationship with customers and maintain a positive feedback and customer satisfaction rating.
  • Seek ways to increase operational efficiency and conservation of company resources.
  • Support various site or departmental reporting and tracking initiatives.
  • Maintain maintenance metrics, including staffing and resource analysis.
  • Train users on SAP and other department systems.
  • Assist with planning and scheduling of vendors.
  • Assist with deviation investigations and CAPAs.

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 managements assignment of essential functions.



  • Proficiency in SAP or other Computerized Maintenance Management System.
  • 4-6 years of related experience.
  • High school diploma required, Associate or Bachelor degree preferred.
  • Knowledge and application of cGMP principles, US pharmaceutical regulations, and ISO standards.
  • Excellent technical writing skills.
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Personal competencies: self-awareness, integrity, judgment, vision, and adaptability, decision making, coaching.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all levels of management.
  • Must possess excellent time management skills.
  • Proficiency using PC software programs such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Access, and Visio.
  • Ability to work independently and to identify and resolve problems.


  • SAP Plant Maintenance experience, including purchasing and inventory management.

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.


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Posted: 2022-01-28 Expires: 2022-05-22
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