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Lilly Engineer - Ops Support 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:

The IDAP Dry Packaging Operations Team is responsible for safely, and with a high level of quality, packaging bottles and blisters. We facilitate the delivery of key medicines to Lilly patients! Our team receives tablets, capsules and components as inputs and provides packaged blisters and bottles as an output. We currently support a diverse product portfolio including Verzenio, Zyprexa, Cymbalta, Reyvow, Prozac, Baqsimi, Retevmo, and Olumiant.

The Engineer - Ops Support role collaborates with the Operations Manager and supports the entire packaging operation. This position is key to helping develop and drive safety, quality, and efficiency. This position will provide support for a 24/7 (M-F) operation.


The Engineer will be responsible for providing leadership within the area’s process team, handling projects and process improvements, acting as a liaison between operations and multiple functional groups to support event management, change controls, etc. They will also assist the operations team in the day to day management of the production floor and lead investigations and drive implementation of actions associated with deviations.

  • Be responsible for and build a strong safety culture

  • Interact and/or lead multi-functional teams to deliver technical and business solutions

  • Provide project management oversite and/or input for local and major capital projects

  • Trained to perform TrackWise activities such as Lead Investigator and Change Owner

  • Ensure processes remain in a state of validation

  • Support any improvements made to equipment, processes, or procedures

  • Assist with and perform troubleshooting activities for equipment

  • Development and monitoring of metrics

  • Investigate problems, conduct root cause analysis and implement countermeasures

  • Potential back-up to Manager

  • Lead specific activities of the process teams

  • Develop and lead process improvements

  • Aid in resolving issues, batch/product approvals, and production schedule execution

  • Provide logistical support

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree (OR minimum 4 years manufacturing experience)

  • 2 years experience

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Technical or science degree preferred

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

  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience

  • Career interests in operations leadership

  • Dry Product, Device Assembly or Parenteral Manufacturing experience

Additional Information:

  • Must be flexible to attend meeting or support off-shifts (operations is 24-7 M-F)

  • Occasional Travel may be required

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.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company. If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at

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!