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 designing, installing, modifying and testing the GMP and non-GMP control systems. Systems include plant wide SCADA, BMS, 3rd party local control systems, freezers, air handlers and utilities.
The successful candidate will deliver projects for both the Libertyville, IL and Raleigh, NC sites. The candidate will work as part of a team for large to medium projects and independently for small projects as the automation lead.
The candidate will be responsible for all automation aspects of projects including, system integrator, selection and oversight, system architecture, 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 30% travel required. This position provides coverage for two facilities - Libertyville, Illinois and Durham, North Carolina.
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.