Lilly Sr Maint Tech-BB50 Maint-Mfg Ops-FDE in Branchburg, New Jersey



This position is responsible for performing and documenting the required maintenance and monitoring of manufacturing systems and equipment at the Branchburg location, Building BB50. The required duties include execution of Preventative and Corrective/General/Emergency maintenance on the manufacturing mechanical systems (autoclaves, glassware washers, bioreactors, TFF skid, chromatography skids, vessels, etc.), calibration of associated instruments, installation of new equipment and general plumbing, electrical and carpentry work, operation of the BB50 HVAC and BMS systems, and other duties as assigned. The position is required to perform the listed duties to minimize equipment downtime, support projects, and ensure that the needs of the internal customers are met. All work is to be in compliance with cGMPs, safety and OSHA requirements, and the Facility Maintenance Program. The objective of this position is to work with other facilities, manufacturing, and lab personnel to help the company and all its personnel reach their goals and provide a safe, clean and efficient environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot all problems as they occur on equipment including but not limited to Incubators, Cold Rooms/Freezers, Bioreactors, TFF skids, Chrom skids, Manufacturing Tanks/Mixers, CIP skids, Autoclaves, Glassware Washers and other equipment in the BB50 Manufacturing areas. The individual must be fully knowledgeable and understand all aspects of equipment operation.

  • Maintain full knowledge of the BMS System as required for operating equipment and troubleshooting issues as they relate to equipment and the building HVAC Systems. This includes the reporting and documentation regarding room pressure, temperature, and humidity alarms.

  • Perform all assigned PM’s and WO’s on manufacturing equipment as per predetermined schedule and SOP’s. Document all work performed according to cGMP’s and Lilly SOP’s. Document the work performed and the use of spare parts in all PM and corrective maintenance WO’s in the GMARS CMMS system. Provide assistance as required

  • regarding the use and need of spare parts.

  • Perform calibration of temperature, pressure and other instruments used in manufacturing.

  • Provide recommendations to Supervisor to increase equipment reliability and improve the overall operation of the equipment

  • Provide ongoing insight to Supervisors, Specialists, and Managers where SOP’s and PM Job Plans are needing an update based on current operations. Assist Supervisors, Specialists and Managers as required in the preparation of Deviation reports and change controls.

  • Maintain cleanliness of the building and Maintenance Shop. Ensure all fit and finish items are addressed as required.

  • Maintain 100% compliant training records in Success Factors for all required training.

  • Mentor and assist in training other Technicians to increase the overall knowledge and expertise of the department.

  • Perform all aspects of the position by following cGMP’s and all Safety and OSHA regulations.

  • Provide 24 hour emergency response as required.

  • Coordinate outside contractors and ensure contractors are properly trained and the training is documented before any work is performed.

  • Monitor overall job environmental, health and safety aspects and understands the risks and liabilities associated with various facilities maintenance and repair activities. Must be able to recognize hazard conditions, take appropriate work place safety measures and wear appropriate personal protective equipment to suit work environment

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Experience in a cGMP environment preferred.

  • Ability to lift 80 lbs. and to climb a ladder.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both written and verbally.

  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

Additional Information:

  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.

  • Shift: Wednesday to Saturday 2PM to 12:30AM

  • 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

Workplace Arrangement:



Maintenance Technician-Fixed Duration Employee

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Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED, with 2 years vocational, industrial, trade school or apprentice program experience.

  • 2+ years mechanical hands-on experience

  • 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

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.





State / Province:

New Jersey


North America