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Lilly Engineering - Project Manager - Capital Projects 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.

Position Brand Description:

The Global Facilities Delivery (GFD) Organization, part of Corporate Engineering and Continuous Improvement, delivers new and renovated capital assets around the world. Our mission is accomplished through a highly leveraged organization of design, construction, and qualification contract partners. Many of the assets delivered focus on medical innovation and delivering innovative solutions to patients. Some of the assets delivered will support an expansion in supply of existing medicines or making the supply chain more robust.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Project Management: Lead and manage manufacturing capital projects consisting of both Lilly and Non-Lilly professionals to safely achieve project objectives from conceptual design through operational verification. Project objectives are defined as: safety, asset capability or capacity, budget, schedule, and compliance.

  • Compliance : Lead with a disciplined, structured approach to project management based on compliance with Company Policies and Procedures.

  • Safety/Environment : Develop and maintain safety and environmental execution plans for projects. Ensure compliance to safety and environmental policies, procedures, and work rules for project personnel, contractors, and subcontractors from conceptual design through operational verification.

  • Interface/Communication : Develop and maintain effective communication with project team, governance teams, business partners and other stakeholders as the size of the project may dictate.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science – Engineering or field related to project management, or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ Years previous experience in capital project delivery in manufacturing facilities

  • Experience in many of the following areas: Automation, construction, construction quality, project controls, the engineering disciplines, safety, scheduling

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Skills / Preferences:

  • Capital Project Management Experience in Pharma manufacturing facilities, such as: Bulk API, sterile products, secondary packaging, Devices and to a lesser extent lab projects

  • Project Size: Previous experience on projects or multiple projects > $5MM

  • The capacity to achieve results through people is critical

  • Facilitate issue resolution, anticipate scope changes, and implement safely with quality, speed, and value

  • Willingness to relocate and/or travel to locations outside of home state/country and have the demonstrated ability to work from long distances with little supervision

  • Must exhibit a good sense of judgment in decision making, without the need for management approval while at the same time keeping management informed and engaged on critical issues

  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal

  • Ability to influence personnel and organizations without having direct administrative responsibility for them

  • Competency in a foreign language(s)

  • Professional Engineer or equivalent technical certification

  • Experience in working and/or living outside the U.S

  • Demonstrated willingness to embrace the concept of continuous improvement and be an agent for change

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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!