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Lilly Process Control Engineer - Data Integrity 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 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.

Organization Overview

The BHI Process Control Engineering (PCE) group is part of Lilly’s Indianapolis Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (IAPI) site. The team of automation professionals provides 24-hour support to the site’s operations, is responsible for maintenance and continuous improvement of the site’s process automation system and works on local and corporate capital projects to provide new automation capacity. The PCE group works closely with other engineering, information technology and process teams to achieve its objectives.


The Process Automation Data Integrity Engineer is an Automation Engineering role, which requires a 4-year engineering degree, preferably in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical or Computer Systems. This role will be the BHI PCE Data Integrity lead and will support the implementation of the site’s e-Manufacturing agenda in collaboration with MQ-IDS and Global Quality. The position requires a high learning agility and experience in one or more process automation systems with a strong focus on data, systems integration, system architecture, and supporting automation platforms.

This role will require a strong understanding of automation/computer systems, industry/regulatory knowledge in Data Integrity, and Lilly Quality Systems. The role will also support delivery of relevant capital projects and provide guidance on automation/computer system deployment and Data Integrity Assessments.

Key Objectives/Deliverables

  • Work safely and continually look for improvements to both people and equipment safety.

  • Provide site leadership on Data Integrity compliance for the interface of process automation and manufacturing execution systems (MES), new platform DI assessments, and develop best practices and standards to support manufacturing and project delivery.

  • Provide automation and platform reviews and influence site procedures that impact computer systems and automation platforms.

  • Participate in, and contribute to, the community of practice for our manufacturing sites for Data Integrity programs.

  • Contribute to the development of Global Engineering Best Practices for Manufacturing on Data Integrity Information Classification

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in engineering, engineering technology or information technology.

  • 3+ years’ experience in process automation engineering or information technology, preferably supporting a manufacturing site.

  • 3+ Years of experience in one or more process automation platforms ((Emerson DeltaV/Rockwell / OSI PI) demonstrated with work experience and/or training.

  • Experience working in a regulated industry

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Experience in pharmaceutical or GMP industry

  • Experience in verification (commissioning and qualification) processes

  • Experience working with validated systems

  • Experience interacting with Regulatory Inspectors

  • Expertise in Lilly’s preferred platforms, including Rockwell Automation, Emerson DeltaV, Emerson Syncade, Foxboro, Microsoft Operating Systems, OSI PI and databases.

  • Ability to work well with different cultures and engineering disciplines internationally

  • Knowledge in Historians, and IT platforms such as servers, and workstations.

Additional Information

  • 8-hour days, after-hour support

  • Occasional travel may be required for training, conferences, capital projects, etc.

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