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Lilly Operator - Fulltime - Nights - $3,000 Sign-on Bonus - Starting at $22/hour + Benefits 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.

Quick Benefit Overview:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription benefits are effective on your first day of employment

  • Paid vacation- starting annually at 120 hours (prorated based on start date)

  • $3,000 sign-on bonus

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.

Are you looking for a career with purpose? Operators at the Indianapolis Device Assembly and Packaging site assemble and package life-saving medicines for people around the world!

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Lilly is dedicated to the safety of our employees. We require our employees to maintain a safe work environment, work safely, and adhere to site safety policies and procedures.

  • Setup and operations of automated, semi-automated or manual equipment in assembly, labeling, and packaging areas in accordance with operating procedures

  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and current Good Manufacturing Practices to ensure quality of product

  • Follow a manufacturing batch record and ensure good documentation practices during all entries in batch records, logbooks, and forms

  • Attain and maintain qualification for operation of assigned process equipment and duties in the area

  • Learn and apply knowledge and skills to complete standard tasks in their area of responsibility

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of direct manufacturing experience operating automatic, manual, or semi-automated equipment in production processes in accordance with operating procedures

  • High School diploma/ GED

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

  • Sponsorship: 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 Preferences:

  • Curiosity, problem solving skills, and technical abilities/troubleshooting

  • Ability to multitask and function as an effective team member

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent documentation skills

  • Experience with Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Attention to detail

  • Basic math skills

  • Basic computer skills, with capability to learn in more detail

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

Additional Details:

  • Manufacturing has multiple shifts. Most are 12-hours; operating on a 3-2-2-3 schedule.

  • This specific role is for Night shift- work hours are 5:45 pm – 6:00 am.

  • Please note- Initial training may require the candidate to work a different schedule for a period of time, before moving to their permanent shift. (e.g. 5 days x 8 hours, 4 days x 10 hours, etc.)

  • Some overtime work maybe required.

  • Some of the products in manufacturing operations are known allergens and consequently, a post offer allergy test may be required.

  • Employees are required to wear safety equipment (safety glasses, safety shoes, protective gloves, etc.)

  • Training provided to move materials around with manual pallet jack, a motorized walkie-stacker pallet jack, and a motorized pallet jack

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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 (subject to applicable law).

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!