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Lilly Instrument Technician 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 Overview:

This position provides Process Instrumentation maintenance support within Indy Manufacturing. This position will focus on equipment uptime, calibration and reliability. The applicant will work closely with Production, Engineering, Quality Control, Labs and various other groups to troubleshoot, maintain and perform Corrective and Preventative maintenance on Process Instrumentation and provide project support on production and utility related equipment.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Demonstrate a good process aptitude and application of skills in a variety of real-world process experiences. (e.g., transmitter ranging from pressure, temperature, flow, PH, and level.)

  • Install/replace basic electrical equipment (e.g., switches, fuses, cables, circuit breakers, light fixtures, raceways, conduit, disconnects, temporary power) including sizing if necessary.

  • Diagnose basic electrical problems, to effect repairs and restore equipment/systems to operating condition (e.g., lighting circuits, 3-wire control circuits, 120V circuitry, heat tracing, motor resets, fuse changes, breaker resets, etc).

  • Effectively troubleshoot electrical equipment from 24 VDC to 480 VAC to restore equipment/systems to operating condition.

  • Operate basic electrical/pneumatic test equipment (e.g., flukes, signal generators, oscilloscopes, Amtek, MKS).

  • Provide Process instrumentation support for the IQ/OQ part of projects.

  • Provide accurate, complete, and legible Work Order documentation on both paper copy (when required) and in GMARS.

Basic Qualification:

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Minimum 3 Years of Maintenance or Manufacturing Experience

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, or Completion of Work Simulation 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:

  • Associates Degree or Technical Certificate in Electrical/Automation/Instrumentation, or equivalent experience

  • Experience within a regulated industry; FDA regulated industries preferred

  • Ability to perform quality work without close supervision

  • Proficiency in CMMS (e.g., GMARS), Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience in providing a high-level of customer service

  • Ability to follow written procedures while performing maintenance activities

  • Ability to work in team environment.

  • Track record of maintaining a neat and orderly work area (good housekeeping)

  • One year of (Process) experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of troubleshooting process related equipment failures

  • Good documentation practices and communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Demonstrated record of maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals.

  • Willingness to work outside of your craft, as required

Additional Information:

  • Requires open shift availability (Days, Nights, Weekends, 8 or 12 hr., rotating shift) to meet business need. Position opening(s) may be a day or night shift.

  • Must be willing to work overtime during peak periods (e.g. monthly shutdowns, etc.). Schedule could change due to business needs for additional coverage during Shutdowns, training and peak vacation times.

  • The applicant will be required to respond to off-hour or weekend call-in emergencies when necessary.

  • Individual must be able to comply with all building gowning and SOP requirements and be expected to perform in various areas within manufacturing

  • Aseptic gowning may be required

  • US travel requirements are 5% or less.

  • The mobility and exposure to allergens should be considered when applying for this position.

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!