Lilly Associate-Health Safety Environment in Indianapolis, Indiana


Title Associate-Health Safety Environment

City Indianapolis

State / Province Indiana

Country USA

Workplace Arrangement Local

Company Overview At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Responsibilities This position shares the drinking and wastewater oversight responsibilities listed below with a peer, full-time, water subject matter expert.

North America:

  • Manage water media environmental programs and compliance for wastewater discharge, storm water management, wastewater pretreatment, technology-based air standards for managing wastewater, aquatic exposure guidelines, soil & groundwater protection, spill reporting, oil pollution prevention, secondary containment, land application, and drinking water. This includes the development of written standards, electronic tools, training, reference materials, and leadership of a community of practice

  • Provide expert environmental regulatory and policy consulting, assistance in implementation of requirements, assistance in achievement of environmental goals and assessments of performance for Lilly business unit customers

  • Assist in the development and implementation of Lilly standards and requirements

  • Engage in professional organizations and advocacy activities on behalf of Lilly

  • Support/lead special environmental projects of greater risk, complexity or requiring unique subject matter expertise

  • Function as Environmental Representative to capital projects according to Lilly standards and procedures

  • Conduct environmental compliance assessments and audits


  • Manage site Industrial Discharge Pretreatment and NPDES permits

  • Manage site water pollution control written plans: Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures, and Accidental Discharge Pollution Prevention Plan

  • Perform duties as the Certified Wastewater Operator in Responsible Charge for Lilly wastewater pretreatment facilities

  • Oversee external wastewater environmental testing laboratories

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, or other related scientific field.

  • Minimum of 10 years of significant environmental regulatory experience in water/wastewater media.

  • 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

  • Subject matter expert in US Clean Water Act regulations

  • Knowledge of water pollution control practices and technologies

  • Working knowledge of environmental water chemistry, wastewater treatment and management, drinking water systems, land application, and storm water conveyance.

  • Wastewater analytical chemistry laboratory experience or regulatory oversight

  • Wastewater permit management

  • Manufacturing/operations experience

  • Meets the expectations and capable of achieving Indiana Certified Water Operator Indiana Class D industrial wastewater treatment operator certification

  • Work experience in a local, state, or federal environmental regulatory agency

  • Base-line knowledge of Clean Air Act, SARA, CERCLA, TSCA, FIFRA, HMR/DOT regulations adequate to recognize issues and direct to appropriate resources

  • Experience with land application permitting

Additional Information

  • Although initially the regulatory emphasis will be on water/wastewater issues, the individual should anticipate some eventual cross-training on other environmental media.

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skill of personnel so classified.

  • 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-Jul-2017