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Lilly Joint Process Team Associate - Contract Manufacturing Ops 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:

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.


  • Facilitate the Joint Process Team (JPT) between Lilly and the Contract Manufacturer (CM)

  • Monitor and communicate monthly JPT metrics

  • Foster and Support Strong Safety and Quality Cultures at the CMs

  • Provide day to day oversight of activities and resolution of issues taking place between the CMs and Lilly sites

  • Lead the resolution of manufacturing related issues, including deviations, evaluation of manufacturing data and supply chain daily/weekly issues

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

  • Provide operations project management input and oversight for capital projects at CMs

  • Work with engineering, product stewards and others in the development/leading of process/product improvements. This may include project planning activities, development of protocols, coordination of internal and external lab based testing, documentation of the data and completion of technical reports

  • Track timely completion of documentation and process updates resulting from local and global procedural changes, audits, complaint investigations, documentation reviews, product reviews, process reviews and equipment reviews

  • Develop effective and productive working relationships with colleagues at CM sites and at wet (Lilly internal) sites

  • Lead cross-functional/cross-site/cross-company project teams as needed

  • Provide backup, as appropriate, for the Manager – Contract Manufacturing Operations

Minimum Requirements:

  • STEM Bachelor’s degree

  • 2+ years of manufacturing experience with a Bachelor's or 1+ year of experience with a Master's

Additional Preferences:

  • Previous experience supporting front line process team activities at a Lilly site

  • Demonstrated high degree of ownership / accountability

  • Strong communication (written and oral) skills, teamwork, and influence

  • Solid technical writing skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proven ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Previous Leadership/supervisory experience

  • Career interest in operations or functional leadership

  • Previous engineering or project management experience in medical devices

  • Strong background in Excel

Additional Information:

Travel required for CM Business Reviews (5-10%)

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