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Lilly Operator - Distribution - 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:

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.

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.

Position Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Responsible for complying with FDA 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/Skills:

  • 3 or more yrs. warehouse experience.

  • 2 yrs. experience operating Stand-Up Powered Industrial Trucks.

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

  • 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 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.

Additional Information:

  • Work Shift: 5 Days a week M-F, start times 6:30 AM/8:30 AM rotating each week.

  • Personal Considerations:No known allergies to antibiotics.

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