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.
The Senior Automation Engineer is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and modifying the GMP and non-GMP control systems. Systems include plant wide SCADA, BMS, 3rd party local control systems, freezers, air handlers and chillers.
The successful candidate will contribute to continuous improvement programs to maintain instrument support within a given budget. Learn to recognize problems and inefficiencies in processes and methods, then proposes and implements improvements. Participate in the installation, configuration and operation of automation hardware and software; including interacting with other teams as necessary.
This position will provide oversight or participation on all automation aspects of future projects including, integration of 3rd party equipment to the plant SCADA and BMS systems, data concentration, batch reporting, and data retention. The candidate will prepare scopes of work and manage automation contractors as required to complete required work on within project timelines.
Approximately 10% 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.