Ready to join a team committed to moving gene therapies into the clinical setting for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? AveXis is advancing cutting-edge science to treat rare and life-threatening genetic diseases starting with our clinical-stage, proprietary gene therapy candidate, AVXS-101. We are at the beginning of an incredible journey, and are looking for passionate individuals to join us on this important mission.
This position is responsible for providing engineering support to the capital projects group in support of the capitol portfolio. This individual shall have a strong understanding of GMP’s and experience providing engineering leadership and oversight in a highly regulated or pharmaceutical / biotech facility.
Primary responsibilities include the design and implementation of facility modification (retrofits or expansions) and equipment procurement (both process and utility). The ideal candidate will be able to function as the technical lead for medium to large scale projects and operate independently or as part of a team depending on the project size. The individual will be able to provide technical expertise from initial concept through detail design, installation, system commissioning, and startup.
Approximately 10-20% travel required
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
This position will be located out of our Libertyville IL office.
AveXis is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.