Equipment Asset Management (EAM) Administrator

AveXis Inc.
Durham, NC, US
Jan 13, 2019
Administration, Finance
Bio NC
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time

Ready to join a team committed to moving gene therapies into the clinical and commercial settings 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 in the midst of an incredible journey and are looking for passionate individuals to join us on this important mission.

AveXis, Inc., a Novartis Company , is a clinical-stage gene therapy company, dedicated to developing and commercializing novel treatments for patients suffering from rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Our initial product candidate, AVXS-101, is our proprietary gene therapy product candidate currently in development for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, Type 1, the leading genetic cause of infant mortality, and for the treatment of SMA Type 2. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, has granted AVXS-101 Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of all types of SMA and Breakthrough Therapy Designation, as well as Fast Track Designation for the treatment of SMA Type 1. In addition to developing AVXS-101 to treat SMA Type 1 and Type 2, we also plan to develop other novel treatments for rare neurological diseases, including Rett syndrome (RTT) and a genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) caused by mutations in the superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) gene.

AveXis is seeking an Equipment Asset Management (EAM) Administrator for the overall asset management, work planning, preventive maintenance program, and spare part inventory using EAM software. This position is responsible maintaining parts/asset data accuracy, and equipment in the EAM System. The EAM will assist in planning and scheduling preventive and corrective maintenance work orders and entering that information into the EAM system. The EAM will interact with end users to coordinate and follow up with repairs.

This position will support the facilities maintenance department and reports to the Senior Facilities Manager.


  • Process any preventive maintenance and calibration schedules; job plan creation and work order issuance in CMMS Scope include both GMP and non-GMP assets (building/space, systems, equipment and instruments).
  • Provide customer support to induct new assets and manage asset lifecycle activities in CMMS in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Provide support for facility specialists and management, including preparation and implementation of relevant documentation.
  • Assist in facilitation of preparation and maintenance of operations and maintenance plans.
  • Perform operation business system tasks such as generating reports, extracting and assessing data and performing transactions.
  • Apply standard techniques to identify problems, generate alternatives and recommendations within defined processes.
  • Apply technical knowledge following established procedures and/or standard practices to perform basic analysis.
  • Support activities during internal audits and regulatory inspections including providing
    documentation as needed.
  • Measure and publish facilities KPI Metrics, interpret data and recommend findings.


  • Associate Degree in Business Administration, Information System, Engineering, or related fields.
  • 5+ years of experience desired in CMMS Data Support and analysis specifically in asset management and spare part optimization.
  • Applies knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
  • Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate in cross functional teams, research development, manufacturing in a fast pace, dynamic team setting.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential.

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.