Lilly Production Technician-DSP in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island



To produce veterinary biologics according to a defined production schedule following cGMP guidelines and specific outlines of production to meet market demands for Aquaculture products.

Functions, Duties, Task:

  • Adhere to the principles of “Safety first, Quality always”

  • Perform biologics recovery and purifications using process scale TFF unit, columns and chromatography system.

  • Operate and maintain production instruments and equipment, such as pH Meters, Conductivity meters, spectrophotometer, TFF equipment, Peristaltic pumps , rotary pumps , chromatography systems/

  • Perform column packing using packing skids, integrity testing on various types of filters and process analysis using spectrophotometer

  • Write and review batch records, SOPs, qualification documents for the downstream operations.

  • Purchase raw material/ production items and make required updates in SAP.

  • Comply with safety requirements, cGMP, SOP and manufacturing documentation.

  • Collaborate with other departments involved in GMP manufacturing for planning production, testing and product release in a timely manner resulting in successful completion of projects.

  • Work cross functional with the upstream manufacturing group to provide resources as needed.

  • Perform tasks under minimal supervision, and within tight time lines to meet production schedules.

  • Assist in the maintenance of production equipment in good condition as per manufacturer’s specifications

  • Responsibilities include cleaning and sterilizing items used in down streaming applications

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the production areas and assist in disinfection procedures as needed

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Process knowledge of TFF filtration and chromatography

  • Experience with operating Unicorn software is required.

  • Intermediate/Expert computer software skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), SAP and control systems.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both communications and written. The candidate in this position must be able to communicate effectively with Management and staff.

  • Must be able to work shift work (12 hour daytime shifts, 3-4 days/week including some weekends) and overtime as required

  • Required to assist in disinfection procedures involving hazardous chemicals requiring the use of a respirator.

  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver small-medium sized equipment – up to 25lbs.

  • Requires ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Requires frequent ladder or stair climbing

  • Must be able to read, write, understand, and comply with appropriate standard operating procedures.

Additional Information:

  • Position is located at Charlottetown, PEI Canada.

  • 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:



Production Technician-DSP

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a life sciences (e.g. Biochemistry, Chemistry)

  • 1-3 years of pharmaceutical/biological manufacturing experience in GMP environment

  • 1-3 years of experience in purification of biologics using large scale TFF and chromatography.

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.





State / Province:

Prince Edward Island


North America