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Lilly Automation (ICS) Engineer-Cyber Security 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 35,000 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.

Organization Overview:

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.

Position Brand Description:

Lilly is at a critical juncture as we tool up to realize the potential of our product pipeline. We are building new processing capabilities around the world, and emphasizing emerging, innovative processing technologies, such as continuous processing, biotech platforms, and advanced data and control systems. Additionally, we are recapitalizing older assets, and bringing the operational philosophies in line with current technologies. Lilly places a high value on fully automated manufacturing processes, as the quality and operational benefits are baseline expectations of new process design.

Global Process Automation & Control Engineering (GPACE) is part of the Engineering Tech Center (ETC). GPACE provides automation, measurement, cyber-security, and process control solutions. GPACE is a technical resource for training, standards, capital project delivery, and Lilly’s standard automation platforms. GPACE’s primary customers are global manufacturing and development sites, MQ-IDS (Corporate IT), Corporate InfoSec, and peer groups such as Global Facilities Delivery (GFD).

The Automation Cyber Security role will be part of Corporate Automation Engineering team and will support Lilly facilities globally working closely and collaboratively with MQ-IDS. The position requires a high learning agility and experience in one or more process automation systems with a strong focus on cyber security, architecture, and their supporting platforms and systems.

The primary focus of this role will be as follows: 1) Lead cyber security programs for Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Operational Technologies (OT) including vulnerability detection and mitigation, risk assessments, technology evaluation and recommendation, and inventory and supplier management on the Lilly’s preferred ICS platforms. 2) Collaborate with MQ-IDS security teams to develop longer-term strategies to reduce operational risk. 3) Develop and deliver solutions to manufacturing sites globally to improve ICS security.

Key Objectives/Deliverables

  • Work safely and continually look for improvements to both people and equipment safety.

  • Provide corporate leadership in vulnerability risk assessments and communicating to manufacturing site representatives.

  • Provide corporate leadership to our community of practice for our manufacturing cyber security engineering teams.

  • Work with manufacturing automation teams and MQ-IT to develop an inventory deliver projects to improve asset security.

  • Innovation - Bring external and innovation focus, combined with a strong understanding of business objectives, manufacturing and quality processes and technologies, IT/Automation applications and Infrastructure and cyber-security, to define the future state vision for manufacturing.

  • Provide ICS Cyber Security design to corporate engineering conceptual studies for new systems and sites.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering or a related science or Information Technology field

  • 2+ years’ experience in automation/ICS engineering, Cyber Security, or a related Information Technology field

Additional Preferences:

  • Experience in pharma or GMP industry

  • Experience in cyber security program management

  • Experience working with validated systems

  • Knowledge in Historians, networks, and IT platforms

Additional Information:

  • Domestic and International travel may be required (approximately 10%)

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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!