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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.

Organization Overview:

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the global 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.


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.

  • Pick and pack customer orders. This includes interaction with the warehouse management system via a handheld 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.

  • Responsible for complying with FDA, TSA and OSHA requirements.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all training identified in his/her individual training plan (ITP) is current and complete.

  • Constantly look for improvements in productivity, compliance, and data accuracy.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam or Completion of Work Simulation 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 Preferences:

  • Experience working with an electronic warehouse management system

  • Such as SAP, Exacta Worldlink and RF scanners

  • Must have experience in international picking, packing, labeling and shipping policies and procedures.

  • Experience with pharmaceutical destruction process.

  • Experience with IATA, TSA and Hazardous waste process.

  • Experience operating pallet jacks and Stand up Powered Industrial Trucks is required.

  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to details

  • 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 ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Demonstrated a high productivity rate in previous assignments

  • Must be able to complete basic math, such as adding and subtracting, and multiplying and dividing.

  • Counting large number of items and have an accurate count

  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision

  • Experience operating pallet jacks and powered industrial trucks

  • 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.

Additional information:

  • Work Shift: Day shift - 8 hour days Mon-Fri

  • No known allergies to antibiotics.

  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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!