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Lilly Engineer - Project Manager, Global Packaging and Serialization in Illkirch Cedex, France

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 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.


At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

The Global Packaging and Global Serialization Program is responsible for providing engineering and technical support for Lilly commercial packaging operations worldwide, that includes asset delivery. Our mission to support Lilly commercial packaging globally is accomplished through a staff of internal Lilly technical experts as well as a leveraged organization of design, construction and qualification contractors. Many of the assets delivered focus on medical innovation and delivering innovative solutions to patients. Some of the assets delivered will support an expansion in supply of existing medicines or making the supply chain more robust.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

Project Management : Lead and manage large capital projects ($5MM to $100+MM) consisting of both Lilly and Non-Lilly professionals to safely achieve project objectives from conceptual design through performance qualification and/or process validation. Project objectives are defined by scope, asset capability or capacity, cost, schedule and compliance.

Compliance: Lead with a disciplined, structured approach to project management based on compliance with GFD, Global Packaging and Company Policies and Procedures.

Safety/Environment: Develop and maintain safety and environmental execution plans for projects. Ensure compliance to safety and environmental policies, procedures, and work rules for project personnel, contractors, and subcontractors from conceptual design through operational qualification.

Interface/Communication: Develop and maintain effective communication with project team, governance teams, business partners and other stakeholders as the size and complexity of the project may dictate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical area

  • 3+ years experience in project management, project delivery, engineering, packaging process engineering, serialization or related fields supporting packaging operations

Additional information:

This role could include significant travel or short-term assignments to the location of delivery.

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