Lilly Scientist TS/MS Sterility Assurance Technology in Indianapolis, Indiana
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For 140 years, Lilly has manufactured medicines that improve people’s lives around the world. We produce our medicines using some of the most sophisticated manufacturing technologies and rigorous quality standards. Lilly Manufacturing strives for excellence in its process, standards, procedures and behaviors to develop medicines with safety first and quality always.
Position Brand Description:
The Scientist, Sr. Scientist, and Associate Consultant Scientist positions in the Technical Services / Manufacturing Sciences – Sterility Assurance Technology (TS / MS – SAT) group are positions that provide support for control of the site’s manufacturing facilities. The group develop and implement sterility assurance related initiatives, and provide technical leadership with regard to sterility assurance strategies.
Key Objectives / Deliverables:
Ensure site’s Environmental Monitoring, Aseptic Process Simulations, Facility Cleaning, Facility Sanitization, Sterility Assurance Risk Management and other sterility assurance programs are followed at the manufacturing floor level.
Provide technical guidance to the Process Team for sterility assurance programs.
Create and review periodic review of environmental monitoring data.
Lead or provide technical support for root cause investigations for sterility assurance programs.
Use of sterility assurance risk management to evaluate existing, proposed manufacturing processes and associated controls with respect to the potential for introduction of microbial, endotoxin and particulate contamination.
Execute and assist in the development of process and facility monitoring strategies that focus on areas of highest microbial risk.
Lead site aseptic self-inspection program including communication of observations and recommendations for continuous improvement to manufacturing and support personnel.
Analyze microbial and manufacturing data using statistical principles to identify trends, process disruptions, and opportunities for continuous improvements.
Create, execute, review and / or approve technical documents related to sterility assurance programs.
Create, execute and / or review change controls related to sterility assurance programs.
Continually educate self and others to drive improvements and to remain current with regulatory expectations and industry trends.
Participate in continuous improvement projects to improve quality performance at the site.
Participate or provide guidance for sterility assurance programs during regulatory audits.
- Bachelors Degree in Microbiology, Biology or related STEM field
Experience with data trending and analysis
Analysis and problem solving skills
Ability to effectively influence
Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals.
Understanding of GMPs and applicable internal standards
Communication (oral and written) skills; technical writing skills
Teamwork / interpersonal skills
8 hour days – Monday through Friday
Overtime may be required
Work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
5 – 10% Travel Required
Applicant will work in various areas within the Parenteral Site. Some allergens are present.
Applicant will be required to become aseptic certified and to enter in aseptic manufacturing areas for support of activities. Mobility requirements should be considered when applying for this position
On call rotation (by phone) may be required
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