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Lilly Manufacturing Supervisor in Branchburg, New Jersey

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 35,000 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 is responsible for providing support to their respective process team per Manufacturing Standard for Operational Excellence (MSOE) 602, specifically focusing on safety, quality and manufacturing performance. Provide daily supervision of an area within manufacturing; responsible for production timelines and department goals. This includes process planning activities, setting schedules, coordinating interactions and services from other groups, internal and external, to the manufacturing organization, and assigning daily work tasks. Additional responsibilities will be hiring, development, coaching/leading, and training of manufacturing operators in the assigned area.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure production activities comply with cGMP guidelines. Follow all documentation and standard operating procedures. Set priorities, process execution, work assignments, and reprioritize as required.

  • Responsible for providing support to their respective process team, per Manufacturing Standard for Operational Excellence (MSOE) 602.

  • Responsible for cGMP compliance, ensuring that all production equipment is properly validated and procedures are maintained within validated state

  • Author and revise standard operating procedures and batch records. Review technical reports. Conduct deviation investigations and write process deviation reports

  • Ensure that all production equipment is properly maintained, production areas are inspection ready, and production processes meet quality standards

  • Train personnel in manufacturing process/operations following standard operating procedures and cGMP guidelines.

  • Measure and appraise operator performance against job duties, objectives, and goals. Provide accurate and timely feedback. Recommend merit increases, promotions, hires, and terminations.

  • Serve as area advocate in cross functional meetings. Champion company policies to area staff.

  • Contribute and adhere to safety, environment, quality and EEO/AA standards of the Corporation

  • Communicate safely and maintenance problems., status of operations, and employee-related issues in a timely manner to management.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related discipline, or relevant work experience.

  • BS with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or HS diploma/GED with a minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience.

Additional Skills/Preferences :

  • Must be able to make critical decisions 7 days/week. Must be able to effectively (clearly and accurately) communicate decisions to staff and upper management.

  • Must be able to mentor/coach staff as well as lead staff with a high level of honesty and integrity

  • Must have a thorough theoretical understanding and technical proficiency of operations within an area

  • Must be able to apply technical and operational experience to solve complex problems.

  • Must be able to write effectively as demonstrated through authorship of batch records, standard operating procedures, and non-conformance event investigations

  • Must exhibit a team first attitude.

  • Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and written skills.

  • Must meet the physical requirements of the job; must have the ability to:

  • Lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

  • Bend, reach, stretch, climb ladders, and work in tight spaces.

  • Stand for long periods.

  • Wear appropriate clean room attire.

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.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company. If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at

At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!