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Lilly Laboratory Technician-1 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 global 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.

Position Brand Description:

The Lab Technician performs accurate and timely testing of routine lab samples in accordance with appropriate GMP and safety guidelines. The Lab Technician will also participate in second person verification (SPV) of analytical data, laboratory investigations, equipment calibrations and maintenance by executing well-defined protocols and procedures. The Lab Technician identifies and communicates opportunities for improvement within the lab.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Accurately and safely perform analytical test methods or related support activities as per procedures or protocols and reviews that results conform to standards.

  • Perform data entry and reviews own work for accuracy in accordance with laboratory procedures, standards and GMP requirements.

  • Recognizes when a deviation from procedures, etc has occurred and initiates an investigation, notifies supervision.

  • Verify (SPV) analytical data of other analysts within the lab as required .

  • Identifies and communicates opportunities for improvement initiatives in daily work activities.

  • Troubleshoot equipment and methods as required .

  • Training others within lab.

  • Perform routine equipment qualifications/calibrations or maintenance through execution of well-defined protocols.

  • Participates in laboratory investigations.

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

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma and at least one year of demonstrated relevant experience in a GMP (analytical chemistry or microbiology) lab.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proficiency with computer systems including Microsoft Office products, LIMS (list other lab systems), etc.

  • Ability to working in a lab environment including wearing appropriate PPE and other safety required equipment and considerations.

  • Ability to work in a highly regulated environment.

  • Demonstrated strong math and documentation skills.

  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication and interpersonal interaction skills

  • Ability to repetitively lift up to 20 pounds

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

Other Information:

  • Ability to work 8 hour days – Monday through Friday

  • Ability to work overtime as required.

  • Tasks require repetitive motion and standing for long periods of time

  • May be required to respond to off shift operational issues

The job specification is intended to provide a general overview of the job requirements at the time it was prepared. The job requirements of any position may change over time and may include additional responsibilities not specifically described in the job specification. As always, you should consult with your supervision regarding your actual job responsibilities and any related duties that may be required for the position.

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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!