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Sr Project Engineer

Emergent Biosolutions
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
November 19, 2022

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 Senior Project Engineer is responsible for 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. Manage the process of developing feasible solutions that solves the problem or allows for utilizing opportunities. Utilizing various engineering disciplines, manage the engineering process for selected solution Lead design reviews at various engineering stages. Manage the planning process for execution of the engineered solution.


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

* Create and adhere to project budgets, execution plans, and schedules.

* Oversight and execution of capital projects from inception to turnover to user groups

* Responsible for project functions included but not limited to Project Management, Site Management, Project control Management, Construction Management, Procurement, etc are all coordinated and properly staffed to meet the project(s) goals.

* Ensure accurate and timely reporting standards are maintained throughout the project(s).

* Prepare and submit reports on the progress and status of the project.

* Maintain effective and on-going communications with construction, contractor management, and site teams throughout project.

* Create and execute commissioning documentation.

* Assist QA/QC and validation with qualification of systems.

* Create or revise existing SOPs for operations.

* Management of multiple capital projects simultaneously using company procedures and industry best practices. This includes, but not limited to, planning, scheduling, conducting, coordinating, and reviewing.

* Provide leadership and management to projects and executing them to the agreed upon scope, schedule, budget, safety, and quality.

* Coordinate all technical activities on assigned projects. Responsible for having an awareness of and ability to recognize technical problems.

* Preparation of design packages and specifications, RFPs, SOWS, 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

* Develop, coordinate, and complete engineering feasibility studies.

* Ensure safety and QA/QC programs are established by all parties and maintained.

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.


* Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering

* Ten (10) years project engineering, management experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience are necessary.

* Strong track record of successfully completed project in the pharmaceutical industry.

* Experience in capital project management

* Strong knowledge of safety regulations in 1910 and 1924.

* Must be flexible, adaptable to changing priorities, and achieve quality and timely results

* Strong oral, written, and listening communication skills

* Desire to continue to promote personal development

* Proficient with computer applications such as Microsoft Suite and AutoCAD

Per CDC guidelines, Emergent strongly recommends that all employees working on site are vaccinated to help ensure their safety, as well as the safety of fellow employees. This includes the use of good judgment when determining when the CDC guidelines advise that you stay home when ill. 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 .

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.