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Lilly IAPI - Manufacturing Operator - FDE 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:

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.

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!