Strategic Sourcing Intern

Libertyville, IL, US
Nov 29, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Ready to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? Since 2013, Novartis Gene Therapies (formerly AveXis) has had one focus: bringing change to those devastated by genetic diseases.

The Novartis Gene Therapies culture embraces this mission. As a compassionate and dedicated team, we are enthusiastic about the science behind our work and finding answers to difficult questions. We are dedicated to communities affected by rare diseases, and these patients and families are the motivation for everything we do.

We have built a team with exceptional depth of experience, unified by a common vision; to develop gene therapies with the potential to positively impact the lives of the patients and families devastated by rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Though we are proud of what we have achieved to date, we remain relentlessly focused on making that vision a reality.

  • Participate in the critical materials meetings and follow up with sites on action items
  • Support the sourcing team on any ongoing sourcing projects possibly performing data analysis, interacting with suppliers
  • Able to collaborate with internal stakeholders to gather and analyze data
  • Able to assess and organize priorities meeting deliverables and deadlines in a fast paced and frequently changing environment
  • Technology savvy and has the desire and capability to be "hands on" to quickly learn how to leverage new software, processes, tools and systems
  • Ability to efficiently complete tasks quickly and error free
  • Understanding ERP, the interrelations between systems, and mechanisms associated with data
  • Identify opportunities for simplification/automation, able to reduce or eliminate tactical/transactional work
  • Provide project support as needed

  • Enrolled in a 4 year program in biochemistry, chemical engineering, bioengineering, finance or business.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • 3.0 GPA.
  • Must be able to routinely lift over 35 lbs.

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.

Novartis Gene Therapies 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.