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Lilly Distribution Operator - FDE in Plainfield, 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.

Position Title: Distribution Operator - FDE

Purpose: This opening is in the Distribution Warehouse, which is responsible for

Order processing functions such as picking, packing, and shipping

pharmaceutical orders to sales reps, wholesalers, and retailers.

Distribution Technicians typically rotate through a variety of roles

related to performing these functions.

Location: Plainfield Distribution Center- Plainfield, Indiana, reports to the

Supervisor of Distribution Operations.

Position Responsibilities:

# 1 Pick and pack customer orders. This includes interaction with the

warehouse management system via a hand held RF device. Material is

picked by using RF device to scan product license plate. Validated

packing requirements must be followed precisely. When pick/pack

function is complete, order is weight checked to verify accuracy. Orders

are consolidated by license plate to ship units. Packing list and ship

label are printed and included with shipment.

# 2 Responsible for complying with FDA and OSHA requirements.

# 3 Responsible for ensuring that all training identified in his/her individual

training plan (ITP) is current and complete

#4 Constantly look for improvements in productivity, compliance, and data



Must have a high school degree or equivalent

Additional Preferences:

3-5 yrs. warehouse experience is required.

2 yrs. experience operating Stand-Up Powered Industrial Trucks is required.

Experience working with an electronic warehouse management system such as SAP and RF scanners is required.

Demonstrated accuracy and attention to details is required.

Must be flexible and willing to be cross-trained to perform multiple assignments.

Must be willing to work overtime with little notice

Must be reliable and have a good work attendance history

Demonstrated computer skills

Demonstrated technical skills

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment

Self-starter requiring minimal supervision

Must be willing to work a portion of the workday in a chilled environment (36-46F)

Standing, lifting (up to 40 lbs.) and bending are required.

Work Shift: 4 ten hour days with one day off a week. 6:30-5:15 or 5 8 hour days Mon – Fri 7:30 – 4:15

Personal Considerations: No known allergies to antibiotics.

  • 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.

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam or Completion of Work Simulation if applicable.

  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed term position up to a maximum of 4 years.

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At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!