AveXis, Inc.

Quality Training Associate

Job Locations US-IL-Libertyville
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/7/2020 5:53 PM)
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Ready to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? AveXis is advancing cutting-edge science, starting with our proprietary gene therapy for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). We are in the midst of an incredible journey and are looking for passionate individuals to join us on this important mission.


AveXis, a Novartis company, is dedicated to developing and commercializing novel treatments for patients suffering from rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Our initial product is a proprietary gene therapy approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of pediatric patients with SMA. In addition to developing a treatment for SMA, AveXis also plans to develop other novel treatments for rare neurological diseases, including Rett syndrome and a genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis caused by mutations in the superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) gene.


The Training department is responsible for developing the skills and knowledge of site employees, allowing development within their current role, as well as enhancing careers within AveXis. The Training Associate is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Learning Management System (LMS), monitoring and reporting compliance to the program, and assisting with the identification and development of training content.


  • Provide efficient and timely customer service, ensuring relevant documentation is completed and processed appropriately in the LMS. Provide training reports and records as requested.
  • Partner with functional areas to conduct ongoing monitoring of training compliance status, effectiveness checks, and trend results as appropriate.
  • Provide support in the development of training material and knowledge assessments for area SOPs.
  • Provide support to the QA Training Team in completion of site training objectives.
  • Partner with functional areas to draft, approve, implement and revise training material.
  • Facilitate and/or organize instructor led training courses.
  • Assist QA Training Team with annual GMP training to our manufacturing site.
  • Assist in ongoing management of site training curricula and content.
  • Organize regularly scheduled training activities.
  • Create and present trending and metrics reports on training.
  • Provide administrative support for the department (i.e. train-the-trainer program and qualification of all area trainers for content delivery).
  • With the assistance of departmental management, plan and develop competency-based training assessments for personnel.
  • Maintain all compliance related training records in and outside of the electronic LMS.
  • Team with QA Document Control team to ensure all training content is accurately and timely transferred to the LMS.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred and 1-3 years of experience in Training within a regulatory or pharmaceutical environment; in lieu of the educational requirement, a minimum of 4-6 years of equivalent experience is acceptable.
  • Experience with electronic Learning Management System.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other eLearning software.
  • Solid organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to operate in a highly detailed manner.
  • Experience with facilitation and performance of presentations.
  • Works precisely according to procedures, rules and regulations, has a passion for continuous improvement and quality.
  • Demonstrates the highest ethical standards, actively promotes trust, respect and integrity in all dealings both inside and outside the Company.


The level of this position will be based on the final candidate’s qualifications.


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. 


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.



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