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Lilly Associate-HR-ER & Investigations-FDE in Greenfield, Indiana



The Employee Relations/Investigations Representative is a member of a centralized team that provides employee relations support for the US based employees. This position will answer the needs of our customers by delivering high quality and timely HR services while balancing the needs of the employee, supervisor and company to improve business performance. In addition to the day-to-day responsibilities, this position will serve as a subject matter expert on employee relations processes, conduct workshops on ER topics that improve internal HR processes and better enable supervisors, and provide support to HR Business Partners (HR BPs). This position will report to the Director – Employee Relations and Government Commitments.

Position Responsibilities:

Coach and counsel supervisors in areas such as:

  • Team effectiveness and local organizational issues

  • Fair and consistent treatment and application of Elanco policies

  • Performance management and discipline

Coach and counsel employees in areas such as:

  • Workplace issues

  • Meeting performance expectations

  • Professional and career-related issues

  • Personal issues with referrals to appropriate experts

Conduct and manage typically level one and level two HR investigations:

  • Plan, conduct, and document investigations

  • Communicate and deliver investigations outcome

Maintain knowledge of Elanco HR process and procedures.

Maintain knowledge of Elanco employee population including business functions

Ensure all company, state, local and other applicable laws or requirements are met with respect to HR process support.

Continually improve team's processes and practices to minimize bureaucracy and improve efficiency for HR, employees, and key partners.

Act as Subject Matter Expert on key ER and investigations process and/or with business or HR partner.

  • This includes owning ER and investigations job aides/guidelines, looking for opportunities to streamline, sharing key learning with team, networking with centralized process owner, and training team members.

Process Owner for processes retained by the ER and Global Services teams. Examples include but not limited to: VOE Survey administration, US employee handbook updates and distribution, Personnel History Folder Retention and Archiving, Employment Offer Exams and Background Screening; Due Diligence assistance; Workplace Accommodations; Medical Reassignments

Investigate and resolve workplace complaints, disputes, and discrimination and harassment matters related to the Company Code of Conduct.

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Experience working in Manufacturing, Sales or R&D environments.

  • Strong record of successful performance.

  • Demonstrated positive leadership behaviors.

  • Proven critical thinking and excellent judgment.

  • Ability to coach, influence and develop people at all levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in all forums - group presentation, face-to-face meetings, and phone conversations.

  • Ability to maintain objectivity, impartiality, confidentiality and fairness throughout the employee relations or investigative process

  • Attention to detail and strong documentation skills.

  • Strong computer skills – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SAP

  • Strong Project Management skills

Additional Information:

  • <10% travel to sites outside of Greenfield

  • Off shift hours, as needed

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

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.


Workplace Arrangement:



Associate-HR-Employee Relations & Investigations-Fixed Duration Employee

Job Category:

Human Resources

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum 2 years working in Human Resources including 1 year specifically in Employee Relations

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Company Overview:

Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we’re driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at .





State / Province:



North America