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Lilly Consultant Chemist DI – QC – IAPI (QC eSystems) in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Position Brand Description:

The Consultant Chemist Data Integrity (DI) – QC – IAPI (QC eSystems) provides electronic system technical and compliance support for Indianapolis API Operations QC. The Consultant Chemist DI – QC – IAPI will be well versed in internal and external compliance commitments and will be responsible for evaluation of electronic systems, processes, and data generated by API QC. This includes routine assessment of business processes, electronic and paper systems, data maintenance and flow as well as setting local procedural guidance to ensure quality by design in analytical testing. The Consultant Chemist DI – QC – IAPI may provide consulting support outside of API QC and will work closely with individuals in QA and similar data integrity roles across the API manufacturing organization. The Consultant Chemist DI – QC – IAPI will participate in agency and internal inspections, change management, observation/deviation management, reviews, and related initiatives. The Consultant Chemist DI – QC – IAPI will provide additional capacity for eSystems analysts in support of emerging technologies, compliance initiatives as well as routine support for electronic systems (ie., standalone systems, SmartLab/NuGenesis (ELN), LIMS, spreadsheet use, and legacy processes).

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • SME for laboratory computer system audit activities and validation

  • SME for data integrity requirements internal and external to the organization

  • Works collaboratively with a diverse personnel base to improve DI across API manufacturing

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

  • Sets direction of data integrity and assesses 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

  • Understands laboratory infrastructure and acts as a liaison between QC and the IT organization to reduce DI risk

  • 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, NuGenesis, Darwin, Empower and other E3B 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 plan for a Consultant Chemist DI – QC – IAPI (QC eSystems)

  • Works closely with laboratory teams, manufacturing and process analytics

  • Required to provide on-call support coverage

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