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Lilly Operator I-IPM Nights-Fixed Duration Employee in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Type of Employment:

Fixed Duration Employment – FDE


The Manufacturing Operator will work in the Indianapolis Parenteral Manufacturing site where parenteral products for domestic and international markets are manufactured. The primary purpose of the position is to safely produce high quality sterile pharmaceutical products utilizing Lilly standards by following good manufacturing practices in clean room or controlled facilities. Additionally, the position will require the operation of various automated equipment in multiple manufacturing areas. The operator will focus on producing these high quality medicines by abiding by the Lilly culture of integrity, excellence, and respect for people.

  • Setup and operations in various pharmaceutical manufacturing processes. Some of these manufacturing processes include the set up, use, and/or operation of tanks, washers, autoclaves, filling machines, sorting machines, in clean room or controlled facilities. In addition, preparation of cleaning and sanitizing agents, including cleaning and sanitization of these clean room or controlled areas, may be required.

  • Document process steps on appropriate batch documentation (paper and electronic).

  • Adhere to standard operating procedures, current good mfg practices, safety policies/procedures.

  • Participate in department meetings, team building, and training activities.

  • Provide input for department procedures and training.

Basic Qualificiations:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing 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:

  • Must be able to work in clean room/controlled areas with gowning and personal protective equipment (safety shoes, ear plugs, safety glasses), stand for a large portion of the operating shift, and pass a post offer physical exam.

  • Consistent attendance and punctuality are required.

  • Strong attention to detail in carrying out of manufacturing conduct and technique, and performing and documenting all production activities on paper and/or on computer based systems.

  • Basic math skills, including the evaluation of the results of this data.

  • Strong computer skills, including the use of human machine interfaces and other computer terminals used to monitor equipment status, document production activities, track material usage, etc. with the capability to learn in more detail.

  • Strong technical aptitude to learn and understand technical processes and automated systems.

  • Excellent documentation, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proven ability to work through production issues including basic troubleshooting skills and use of tools.

  • Proven team work skills in working closely with an operational team in the setup, running, and changeover of a manufacturing line.

  • Proven ability to assist in the collection, tracking, and evaluation of operational data, and helping to use this data to detect issues and improve the process.

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all Health and Safety Corporate and site goals

  • Must be willing to work overtime and/or weekends when required

  • Ability to repetitively handle materials up to 40 lbs, work on your feet for majority of the shift, and successfully pass a post offer exam.

  • At least 1 year of experience working in a manufacturing environment.

  • Previous pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing experience;

  • Experience with electronic batch documentation systems (e.g. PMX).

  • Strong ability to multi-task

Additional Information:

  • 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.

  • Must be willing to operate a large portion of a working shift gowned in clean/aseptic area attire (e.g. scrubs, uniform, aseptic gown, hair net) and demonstrate cGMP manufacturing technique.

  • Lilly manufacturing site is a smoke-free campus.

Personal Considerations:

  • The current shift hours available are:12 Hr. Night SHIFT: 5:45 pm - 6 am. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday one week and Tuesday Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday the next week. This will eventually turn into a 3-2-2-3 shift.

  • Overtime and weekend work may be required to support meeting the delivery / start-up schedule.

  • This is a Night Shift Position.

Company Overview:

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 39,000 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


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Region: North America

City: Indianapolis

State: Indiana

Country: USA

Location Details:

Req Id: 51453BR