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Lilly Associate Consultant-Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

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.

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. #WeAreLilly

The Process Engineer – Materials Management will join the Indianapolis Parenteral Manufacturing (IPM) site to support system level detailed design, material handling and automated storage equipment commissioning and qualification activities, robotics integration, and ensure the operating site Logistics System (Automated Storage and Retrieval System, Material Conveyance, Automated Guided Vehicles, Autonomous Mobile Robots) meets the requirements of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive lean principles and ensure efficient and effective material flows are maintained.

  • Support the value stream mapping initiatives across the IPM site.

  • Partner with maintenance and automation to develop a spare parts strategy.

  • Monitor the daily performance of the system, looking for trends and opportunities for continuous improvement

  • Work closely with business leaders to identify when business demands will exceed the capability of the logistics system.

  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams within manufacturing, quality and other business units to effectively deploy robotic and supporting automation systems to meet demands of the business

  • Provide subject matter expertise for robotic system installation, testing, and support in a manufacturing site.

  • Work effectively with partner companies and contractors as needed.

  • Be a champion for safety activities and a role model for diversity, ethics, and compliance.

  • Ensure assets and processes comply with safety policies and procedures. Ensure technology supports improving the personnel safety and ergonomic design.

  • Ensure equipment is maintained in a qualified state throughout the equipment lifecycle, including changes and return to production after maintenance and repair.

  • Define the maintenance strategy including spare parts, drawings, and job plans.

Basic Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science.

Experience:

  • At least five years of experience as an engineer in a highly automated manufacturing environment supporting robotics system development and deployment

  • Professional Certification/License: N/A

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • MS, MBA, or PMP certification

  • Demonstrated logistics experience

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of robotics

  • Knowledge/experience with AGV / AMR control systems and fleet managers, control system programming and integration (PLC, HMI, MES, etc.). Fanuc and Staubli experience a plus.

  • Passion in the field of Robotics, Autonomous Vehicle systems, Supply Chain Automation and Logistics

  • Proficiency in delivering highly complex tasks and/or tasks that are highly cross-functional

  • Knowledge/experience in cGMP, ICH, USP, and applicable regulations as well as robotics industry standards

  • Experience utilizing robotic technologies to deliver value to manufacturing operations

  • Comfortable with IT and automation architecture design and integration

  • Demonstrated Project Management skills and ability to coordinate complex projects

  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem solving skills

  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively across functional groups and stakeholders

  • Strategic thinking and ability to balance short term needs with long term business evolution

  • Enthusiasm for changes, team spirit and flexibility

  • Demonstrated ability to learn & apply technical/scientific knowledge

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( LillyRecruitingCompliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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.

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!

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