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Lilly Mechanic-IDAP in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Position Brand Description:

Indianapolis Device and Packaging (IDAP), is seeking a maintenance mechanic responsible for machine maintenance and set-up activities on packaging/assembly equipment consisting of UV curing, vision systems, laser marking stations, conveyors, robotics and other pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment currently in service.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

• This role is expected to infuse equipment uptime, line efficiency and increase overall equipment effectiveness in a production environment by condition monitoring, troubleshooting and assisting in engineering changes.

• Work within the production team to provide the support required to meet goals of safety, quality, uptime and quantity. Assist in the setup of equipment.

• Identify specific equipment signals/measurements that will improve the PM program’s success rate measured by reduced unscheduled maintenance.

• Develop repair part lists with specific inventory levels given historical demand, supplier lead-time, component costs, and risk to business stoppage.

• Responsible for proactive reliability plan.

• Responsible for completing work orders

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

• Help develop setup and troubleshooting guides to promote runtime.

Basic Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Associates Degree (or equivalent work experience)

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam or Completion of Work Simulation if applicable.

Additional Preferences:

  • Automated machine maintenance experience.

  • Knowledge and compliance with safety requirements (LOTO, live equipment troubleshooting).

  • Experience with a CMMS (GMARS preferred)

  • Ability to solve problems.

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

  • Ability to follow written procedures while performing maintenance activities

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

  • Journeyman trade or equivalent experience preferred.

  • 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

Other Information:

• Position is 3-2-2-3. Must be willing to work day or night shift. The Maintenance Mechanic must be flexible to cover other shifts if needed. Some overtime will be required as needed to support weekend manufacturing, building shutdowns, and emergency work.

• Some allergens may be present in the plant. Mobility requirements and exposure to allergens should be considered when applying for this position.

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.

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