Emergent BioSolutions
Winnipeg, MB

About $64,000 - $94,000 a year

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.


Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking a Power Engineer. The successful candidate will possess a valid 3rd/4th Class Power Engineer Certificate and have a minimum of 3 years of related experience preferably within the pharmaceutical or food industry. In addition, the successful candidate will possess a strong work ethic with a commitment to excellence, innovation, and a drive to lead our organization towards success.


Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple mission—to protect and enhance life.

As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.

We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.


The Power engineer will perform scheduled preventive maintenance, troubleshoot and repair/ overhaul of machinery, equipment and services. In addition, this person will be responsible for the efficient operations of plant boiler systems, purified water systems, HVAC and compressed air.

Responsibility areas include: production and packaging equipment, HVAC, purified water systems, building management system, boilers and life safety systems.

Perform troubleshooting, maintenance and repair work for manufacturing equipment.
Monitor facility through building monitoring systems, EBI and Delta V for proper operation and control.
Maintains the operation and reliability of all boilers, chilled water, purified water systems and ancillary equipment, related to the operation of the facility.
Become an Equipment SME and assist with selection of replacement of end of life equipment.
Provide recommendations and assist with new equipment installations including the creation of maintenance plan.
Performs machine set up and adjustments as required following all relevant SOPs, diagrams, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions and engineering specifications.
Participate in continuous improvement projects using Lean Manufacturing methods such as 6S, White belt or Kaizen.
Oversees work of contractors and supports other trades as required
Performs various SAP functions for Deviations, CAPAs, and Change Control and SOP revisions.
Working with the CAD technician, updates mechanical diagrams and CAD drawings as required.
Maintains safe and clean work environment by following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; complying with legal regulations; monitoring environment.
Responsible to ensure all work is properly documented according to policies, procedures and GDP requirements,
Complies with all Health & Safety policies and procedures including the wearing of PPE, Lockout, Guarding, WHMIS etc.
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.

Valid 3rd/4th Class Power Engineer certificate required.
Minimum of three years related experience.
Hands-on experience with industrial and electrical equipment in a pharmaceutical or food industry preferred.
Additional trades certification an asset (i.e. Maintenance mechanic, Millwright, plumbing etc)
Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprint drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees and management.
Interested? Visit our website at www.emergentbiosolutions.com

As part of our team, you'll join talented and inspiring colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. We offer highly diverse career opportunities, a supportive culture, competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and an extensive benefits package. 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.