Lilly Operator I in Winslow, Maine


Title Operator I

City Winslow

State / Province Maine

Country USA

Workplace Arrangement Local

Location Details Winslow

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 The Operator I performs general laboratory functions which include, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Virus inoculation, harvest, and inactivation;

  • Bacterial inoculation, harvest, and inactivation;

  • Preparation for and clean up after all production operations;

  • Washing, wrapping and sterilizing glassware and equipment.

  • Concurrent management of documentation

Key Objectives/Deliverables

  1. Understands and practices good aseptic technique and biosecurity measures.

  2. Perform routine, repetitive tasks with moderate to limited degree of supervision.

  3. Performs duties according to established SOP's, production records and company safety procedures.

  4. Concurrently completes documentation and follows established protocols.

  5. Clean up and Preparation work includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  6. Washing, wrapping and sterilizing of glassware and laboratory equipment;

  7. Loading/unloading autoclaves;

  8. Washing ceilings, walls, floors, furniture, fixtures and equipment,

  9. Virus production, including assistance with room and equipment preparation, setup, inoculation, harvest, antigen processing, filling and clean up.

  10. Bacteriology – assists in preparation of media and growth, harvest, processing, and inactivation of antigen

  11. Tissue culture – assists in preparation of lab, kitchen work, dispensing, and harvesting of antigen.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED

  • 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

  • Associates Degree and previous exposure to aseptic technique and/or other lab sciences preferred.

  • Speed and accuracy of fine hand manipulation and good eye-hand coordination required.

  • Must be an effective member of a team and be able to follow written and oral instructions.

  • Must possess proven math skills as well as oral and written communication skills.

Additional Information

  • Occasional weekend and off-hour work may be required.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and clean room environment may apply.

  • May be required to work in an area with exposure to potential allergens.

  • Position may require a certain amount of heavy lifting (up to 60 pounds).

  • 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 11-Oct-2017