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Lilly IAPI - Manufacturing Operator - FDE - $3,000 Sign-on Bonus - Starting at $22/hour + Benefits 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.

Quick Benefit Overview:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription benefits are effective on your first day of employment

  • Paid vacation- starting annually at 120 hours (prorated based on start date)

  • $3,000 sign-on bonus

Organization Overview:

For 140 years, Lilly has manufactured medicines that improve people’s lives around the world. We produce our medicines using some of the most sophisticated manufacturing technologies and rigorous quality standards. Lilly Manufacturing strives for excellence in its process, standards, procedures and behaviors to develop medicines with safety first and quality always.


The operator is responsible for running a partially automated process in order to manufacture material. In addition to running the manufacturing process, other activities include collecting and using data from various computer systems for data analysis and documentation. The area is regulated by quality, safety and environmental guidelines; therefore compliance with operating procedures is required.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Execute ticket and procedure instructions, including collecting, recording, and using data to monitor and control the process.

  • Promote Quality, learning, understanding, and strict adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), cGMP guidelines, and good documentation practices.

  • Identify abnormal processing conditions and escalate appropriately.

  • Adhere to all safety and environmental guidelines and promote safety and environmental compliance in all areas.

  • Provide information to technical services, engineering, and automation to improve batch records, procedures, and automation.

  • Maintain process/work areas in a clean and organized state and maintain good housekeeping documentation.

  • Escalate processing issues to supervision in a timely manner.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate/GED

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.

  • 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:

  • Must complete ITP for Operator.

  • No certifications required.

  • Tasks require entering manufacturing areas which require wearing appropriate PPE.

  • Must exhibit a high level of attention to detail.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Must be able to wear loose fitting respirators (in some areas)

  • Demonstrate technical skills and problem solving skills.

  • Be able to follow written and verbal directions.

  • Experience with computer systems related to business applications.

  • Work individually and with groups and provide thorough communication.

  • Expected to learn and practice troubleshooting skills and the use of statistical tools for data analysis and problem solving.

  • Ability to enter and collect data from various computer systems.

Additional Information:

  • Position works a 9/3 slide rotating shift (shifts are 12 hours)

  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years. and includes a competitive benefit package.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.

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 (subject to applicable law).


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!