Lilly Engineer-Automation in Indianapolis, Indiana


Title Engineer-Automation

City Indianapolis

State / Province Indiana

Country USA

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 Develop, implement, and continuously improve process automation/vision solutions within Indy Parenteral Manufacturing Central Inspection to ensure that business goals are achieved. Ensure that process automation/vision solutions/systems are in-control, capable, and compliant.

  • Stay tightly aligned and actively involved with internal customers. Understand their issues, priorities and objectives. Respond to and implement customer requests. Troubleshoot problems.

  • Perform routine maintenance and other activities that keep the control systems up-to-date and reliable.

  • Assure that all capital projects are aligned with the Automation Strategy and that all established standards are followed.

  • Define user requirements.

  • Design system architectures.

  • Develop code.

  • Develop vision configurations

  • Perform testing and assist with IQ/OQ/PQ.

  • Deliver projects on time.

  • Stay within cost constraints.

  • Utilize good project management skills to provide timelines and milestones.

  • Seek out, define and implement control system, production process and business improvements.

  • Appropriately leverage activities in order to maximize the overall impact to the business.

  • Seek results through others.

  • Manage contract resources while maintaining ownership for the end product.

  • Replicate standards and control code developed by others.

  • Stay current with validation expectations.

  • Develop and maintain validation documentation.

  • Develop and implement methods or procedures that build a consistent validation infrastructure. Seek ways to improve practices that will have impact across multiple projects

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or 3 or more years experience as an Instrument Tech or an Electrician.

  • 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

  • Ability to work in a safe manner to ensure the safety of self and others.

  • Adequate interpersonal and communications skills to be able to work effectively in a team-based environment.

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals.

  • Previous experience as an automation engineer is desirable.

  • Previous experience as a vision engineer is desirable.

  • Pharmaceutical experience is desirable.

  • Computer System Validation experience is desirable.

  • Prior experience with Pharmaceutical inspection operations is desirable.

  • Prior experience with B&R controls is desirable.

Additional Information

  • 8 hour days, after-hour support.

  • Shutdown or project support for processes required as scheduled (may include designated company holiday periods)

  • Occasional travel may be required for training, conferences, capital projects, Global Cartridge Program support, etc. (anticipated to be less than 10%).

  • 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