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Lilly EM/FUME Microbiologist 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 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.

This role will provide leadership for Facility, Utility, Maintenance and Equipment(FUME), Environmental Monitoring (EM) to support aseptic control of manufacturing facilities. This individual will develop and implement FUME, EM and other sterility assurance initiatives to support quality in manufacturing.


  • Ensure FUME and EM Programs meet or exceed agency guidelines.

  • Provide technical guidance to Operations and other support areas regarding FUME, EM and sterility assurance matters.

  • Provide review and approval of FUME and EM Evaluation reports and Data Review to support batch release.

  • Provide technical support for FUME and EM initiatives involving viable, nonviable, personnel monitoring. Lead procedural revisions, if needed.

  • Proactively drive FUME and EM projects that support operations, sterility assurance initiatives, and regulatory commitments.

  • Participate in the continuous improvement of quality performance.

  • Perform root cause investigation of EM and/or FUME non-conformances.

Basic Qualifications:

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in STEM field preferred.

Additional Preferences:

  • Problem solving and decision-making skills, with emphasis on data-based decisions, and customer service.

  • Strong technical writing skills and proficiency in technical review of documents.

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals

  • Experience in Environmental Monitoring and/or Utilities Monitoring.

  • Experience with data trending and analysis.

  • CAPA Lead Investigator - Root Cause Analysis certification.

  • Change Control Subject Matter Expert.

  • Experience with MODA/Darwin

Other Information:

  • Must complete ITP for EM/FUME Microbiologist.

  • Known allergens in area.

  • Work in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

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