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AbbVie Senior Flight Engineer in North Chicago, Illinois

About AbbVie

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter ( , Facebook ( , Instagram ( , YouTube ( and LinkedIn ( .

  • Perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, inspections, engine runs and taxi operations that conform to the standards established by the Company, regulations, and industry best practices

  • Availability to work nights, weekends, or flexible hours as determined by flight schedule (24/7 Operation)

  • Ability to optimize aircraft dispatch reliability and operational availability through the role of Flight Engineer during international travel

  • Act as passenger service provider and safety coordinator. Requires training in evacuation procedures, medical aid, passenger service, and food handling procedures

  • Ensure cabin configuration and associated management functions are performed in accordance with Departmental policies and procedures and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs)

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of all onboard passenger service equipment, to include DVD player, SatCom, Aircell, BBML, and Airshow systems and applications

  • Oversee that work performed by contract maintenance facilities is accomplished and properly documented in accordance with FAA and AbbVie department requirements

  • Provide active participation in the Department Safety Management System (SMS) and involvement in obtaining bi-annual certification through IS-BAO (International Standard— Business Aircraft Operations).

  • Assist in maintaining spare parts inventory; including ordering, shipping and receiving.


  • Associates Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred - Education may be substituted through experience)Ten years of business aviation maintenance and avionics experience

  • FAA Airframe and Power plant certificate required, Inspection Authorization preferred

  • NCATT certification preferred

  • Ten years of business aviation maintenance and avionics experience

Significant Work Activities

Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)



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Equal Employment Opportunity

At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.