Lilly Sr Specialist-Global Operations in Fort Dodge, Iowa


Title Sr Specialist-Global Operations

City Fort Dodge

State / Province Iowa

Country USA

Company Overview Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana

Responsibilities This position will provide professional veterinary technical support to departmental veterinarians and hands on care to animals on R&D studies and QC tests. Aid all departmental staff in compliance to USDA Animal welfare act and operation in accordance with standards accepted by AAALAC.

1-A). Provide primary veterinary technical and nursing care to departmental animals. Observation of animals to assure good health and early identification of disease. Administration of pharmaceutical and biologicals by a variety of routes. Assist with pre, intra and post animal research/test procedures and care. 1-I). Animal health procedures are performed properly and in a timely manner as instructed by a veterinarian. 2-A). Implement the animal environmental enrichment and socialization program. 2-I). All animals are provided species-appropriate forms of environment as recognized by industry standards unless specifically restricted by protocol. 3-A). Coordinate receipt and shipment of diagnostic samples and test articles. 3-I). Diagnostic samples will be received and process as requested by investigators. Samples collected for submission to diagnostic laboratories will be packaged and shipped according to DOT, IATA or other applicable regulations. 4-A). Maintain the pharmacy and veterinary supplies inventories, including ordering. Perform diagnostic testing and in house sample preparation as necessary. Serve as point of contact for researchers to request veterinary supplies and drugs. Maintain records and monitor access to DEA controlled drug inventories. 4-I). The pharmacy will be adequately stocked with common general use supplies, including drugs and vaccines, to facilitate daily departmental activities. Requests for study-specific supplies will be completed in a manner as not to delay or interrupt study activities. Controlled drug supplies will be maintained and monitored for accuracy, and any discrepancies reported to department management. 5-A). Conduct post approval monitoring of active AUPs. 5-I). In process AUPs will be monitored as directed by the IACUC chair and reported. 6-A). Maintain the routine health maintenance program schedule for long term VS animal colonies. 6-I). Long-term resident animals will be scheduled for regular health maintenance, including vaccinations, deworming, dental procedures, hoof trimming, etc. as determined by good husbandry practices and in consultation. 7-A). Assist department personnel in maintaining accurate and up to date medical records. 7-I). Animal records are current and reflect accurate medical history. 8-A). Assist in the design and coordination of the sanitation effectiveness program. 8-I). Records of effective cleaning procedures are available or areas needing improvement are identified early and corrected. 9-A). Serve as a trainer for hands on animal use methodologies. 9-I). Research personnel and VS staffs are trained in common techniques as noted in a decrease in repeat defiance findings

Basic Qualifications

  • AA Degree in Veterinary Science or related field required

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Skills/Preferences Must be proficient/have basic computer skills. Organization, excellent communication skills and attention to detail required. Knowledge of Pharmaceutical Life Cycle Process-Level 2; Demonstrating Knowledge of Regulatory Requirements & Compliance-Level 1; Developing Knowledge of Technology Trends-Level 1; Developing Analytical Thinking-Level 2; Demonstrating Core Competencies, Business and Technological Knowledge-Level 2; Demonstrating Communication-Level 2; Demonstrating Customer Orientation-Level 2; Demonstrating Delivering Results-Level 2; Demonstrating External Focus-Level 2; Demonstrating Fast and Focused Execution-Level 2; Demonstrating Innovation and Change - Level 2, Demonstrating Lives Lead & Learn - Level 1, Developing Planning & Organization - Level 2, Demonstrating Quality Orientation/Bus Process Excellence - Level 2, Demonstrating Teamwork and Collaboration - Level 2, Demonstrating Winning Vision - Level 2, Demonstrating Foundational Competencies, Accountability and Ownership, Integrity and Trust

Values Diversity and Inclusion.

Years of Leadership experience is not required. Direct Report: 0; Total Report: 0

Licensed Vet Technician preferred with a minimum of 5 years recent experience. Business and Technical Competence, Persistence/Energy, Planning and Organizing, Quality Orientation and Teamwork.

Additional Information Light work (Level 2). Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. Occasionally (1-33%): Standing, walking, sitting, reclining, reaching, reach across midline, Fingering (perceive attributes of objects), crouching/squatting, crawling, balancing, stooping (bend at waist), kneeling, jumping, stairs, In/out of machine, ladder, Arm/Hand, Leg/Food, simple grasp (grasp lightly), firm grasp (use pressure/force), fine manipulation, lifting/lowering, carrying, pushing/pulling (force exerted). Frequently (34-66%): Change position, handling (hold, grasp, seize and turn). Constant (67-100%): None

Complexity: Proper completion of this job requires strict adherence to company Standard Operating Procedures in order to insure compliance to state and federal regulations.

Scope: US: Successful execution of the responsibilities of this job greatly influences: 1) the ability of the company to maintains its USDA registration and associated privilege of conducting animal research; 2) the ability of the company to maintain its AAALAC International Accreditation status; 3) ability for animal research to be conducted without the introduction of extrinsic variables that may adversely affect study outcomes

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Removal Date 13-Oct-2017