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Lilly SMDD Drug Product Pilot Plant Technician 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.

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.


  • Understands and complies with corporate and departmental procedures including good documentation practices and safety regulations.

  • Helps ensure that people and their environment are safe and that company policies concerning safety are followed.

  • Works with other technical staff to gather experimental data for development activities.

  • Assembles, operates, disassembles, and cleans manufacturing and characterization equipment used in the development of solid oral dosage forms.

  • Works to understand process equipment design, utilization, and operation and applies that knowledge to ongoing project support.

  • Executes written and verbal directions related to development activities.

  • Keeps accurate documentation including proper use of laboratory notebooks or pilot plant executable records, and provides written summaries when requested.

  • Has basic understanding of computer systems and programs (MS Word and Excel) as well as desire to learn new systems.

Basic Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required or 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:

  • Ability to use respirator(s) (e.g., PAPRs, Bullard Hoods, disposable particulate respirator, etc.).

  • Strong technical skills with experience as a hands-on contributor in a laboratory and or pilot plant environment.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) and demonstrated collaborative abilities in a team environment.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple activities and handle ambiguity.

Additional Information

  • 100% on site work (no remote work)

  • Location: Indianapolis, IN.

  • Travel: None

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