Lilly Associate-Operations-DC Filling in Indianapolis, Indiana



Position Brand Description:

The Operations Associate will be responsible for oversight of the manufacturing process. This includes: providing leadership for an area process team, managing process and facilities improvements projects for the area, acting as a liaison between operations and multiple support groups in execution of improvements, projects, and technical transfer of new molecules, and providing supervisory coverage in the absence of the Manager.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Ensure that Nobody Gets Hurt and safety culture is supported

  • Be an active participant in safety improvements and reduction of incidents

  • Instill a culture of quality in execution

  • Interact with Regulatory Agencies

  • Serve as Lead investigator on Safety and Quality Event Investigations

  • Develop and monitor metrics.

  • Provide a leadership role in the area of C4I and process improvements for the process team and embrace productivity and COPS improvements

  • Investigate deviations, conduct root cause analysis and implement countermeasures

  • Back up Leaders and Manager

  • Facilitate daily/weekly process team meetings

  • Lead by example in using data to influence change and improvement

  • Support technical transfer of Clinical Trials and new products to advance the pipeline

  • Meet customer service requirements for batch approval of Commercial products

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience

  • Career interest in operations leadership

Additional Information:

  • 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.

  • Must be flexible to attend meetings or support off-shifts as necessary for a 24/7 Manufacturing Operation.

  • Some allergens are present in the parenteral plant. Mobility requirements and exposure to allergens should be considered when applying for this position.

Location Details:



Operations Engineer

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • 2 or more years of manufacturing experience, preferably in Parenteral Operations

  • 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.





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North America