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Lilly Chemist - QC - IAPI eSystems 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.

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At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. For more than 140 years, we have worked tirelessly to discover medicines that make life better. These discoveries start in Lilly Research Laboratories, where our scientists work to create new medicines that will help solve our world’s greatest health challenges.

Supervisor: Manager – QC – IAPI

Position Title: Chemist – QC – IAPI (QC eSystems)

Position Type: Full Time

Job Level: P1-P3

Location: LTC-S Indianapolis

Job Function: Quality Control

Tech Ladder Approved: Yes

Position Brand Description:

The Chemist – QC – IAPI (QC eSystems) provides electronic system technical and compliance support for Indianapolis API Operations QC. The Chemist – QC – IAPI is responsible for design and execution of laboratory computer validation initiatives, data integrity, analytical method management, electronic notebook templates/scripting, and QC infrastructure requests. The Chemist – QC – IAPI will provide support for other support activities (i.e.: support, new equipment installation, agency and internal inspections, system upgrades, change management, observation/deviation management, reviews, and related global initiatives).

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Provide support for the implementation and maintenance of electronic notebooks

  • SME for laboratory computer system audit activities, validation and periodic reviews

  • Interacts effectively with business partners to communicate and resolve issues and gain a clear and accurate understanding of each other’s requirements

  • Understands direction of technology and its impact on laboratory business processes, quality systems and the QC organization

  • Implements programs/processes which improve overall compliance and quality in the QC Laboratories

  • Train and Mentor analysts through formal process/program

  • Assess, review and author change controls and deviations for eSystems and QC instrumentation

  • Utilize technical skills to lead or perform in-depth investigations affecting data integrity. Draws conclusions and performs root cause analysis investigations and recommends solution to prevent reoccurrence

  • Support laboratory infrastructure and act as a liaison between QC and the IT organization (e.g., instrument interfacing, data archiving, technology infrastructure and data parsing)

  • Evaluate new laboratory technologies for impact to other QC systems portfolio and provide direction in qualification of new equipment technologies

  • Improve laboratory quality systems; develop content, review and approve SOPs and training as necessary

  • Influences business areas’ understanding of their own business processes, identifies new opportunities, challenges the status quo, and helps develop recommendation for using QC eSystems to improve business process productivity

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 year College) in a scientific field related to the lab (e.g., Chemistry, Microbiology or Biology) or 4-7 years of relevant experience in a GMP laboratory

  • Proficiency with computer systems

  • Demonstrate strong oral, written communication and interpersonal interaction skills

  • Deep understanding of laboratory quality systems and their dependencies (e.g., TrackWise, SmartLab, Darwin, Empower and other enterprise laboratory systems)

Additional Preferences:

  • 4+ Years of QC experience with a focus on electronic lab notebooks and instrument infrastructure.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience)

Other Information:

  • Must complete learning for a Chemist – QC – IAPI eSystems

  • May be required to provide 24 hour support coverage

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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!