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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 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:

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.


  • 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 shift 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 Requirements:

  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent

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

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

  • Supervisor of Distribution Operations.

  • Personal Consideratio ns : 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.

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.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company. If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at

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!