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Lilly Sr. Manager - Plant Engineering 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.

Position Brand Description:

The IAPI (Indianapolis Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) Plant Engineering Sr. Manager is responsible for leading the plant engineers and technicians in support of daily manufacturing operations. The scope of responsibility includes the productivity and development of employees with the purpose of ensuring the facility systems used to support API manufacturing are compliant, reliable, and efficient. The Plant Engineering Sr. Manager partners within the Engineering organization and across functional disciplines to influence and implement Quality, Health, Safety & Environment compliance, site business priorities and the Engineering technical agenda.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Satisfy all administrative and supervisory requirements, including coaching, performance management, development, and succession planning for the team.

  • Ensure resources are managed appropriately to meet site objectives with emphasis on Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental compliance, manufacturing capacity, and financial stewardship.

  • Develop and standardize current processes and practices for Plant Engineers, ensures alignment with the Manufacturing Standards of Operational Excellence (MSOE), and champions continuous improvements to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Provide strategic direction for the IAPI Plant Engineering Team.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering

  • Previous technical support experience in manufacturing

Additional Qualifications:

  • A passion along with the ability to serve and empower others to successfully meet organizational and individual objectives.

  • An ability to create a sustainable team culture.

Other Information:

  • This position serves an 8-hour Monday through Friday work schedule while requiring some off-schedule work, both on-site and off-site with less than 10% travel on an annual basis.

  • 24 hour availability via mobile communication device is required.

  • Tasks require entering manufacturing and laboratory areas which require wearing appropriate personal protective equipment.

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