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Lilly Manufacturing Operator - Packaging - $3,000 Sign-On Bonus in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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.

Quick Benefits Overview:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription benefits are effective on your first day of employment

  • Paid vacation- starting annually at 120 hours (prorated based on start date)

  • $3,000 sign-on bonus

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.

Lilly is designing and building a new Parenteral, Device Assembly, and Packaging Facility in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. This is an exciting opportunity to help build a state-of-the-art facility and Quality System from the ground up.

The Manufacturing Technician/Operator will work in the RTP Packaging area, where Lilly autoinjector devices are assembled and packaged. Technician/Operator will be responsible for the safe operation of highly automated equipment producing products of the highest quality for Lilly patients.


  • Adhere to RTP Plant safety policies and procedures, contribute to a safe work environment.

  • Setup and operate highly automated equipment in the Packaging area.

  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and current Good Manufacturing Practices to ensure quality of product.

  • Document process steps on appropriate batch documentation (Electronic Ticket, SAP, Cleaning Logs, etc.).

  • Attain and maintain qualification for the operation of assigned process equipment and duties in the area.

  • Identify opportunities for operational improvements.

  • Proactively monitor documentation and product quality, properly documenting all activities and reporting issues to supervision.

  • Contribute to the achievement of key departmental objectives including improving safety performance, reducing deviations, improving productivity, and training compliance.

Basic Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required

Additional Preferences:

  • Previous experience working in a GMP environment preferably in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Strong ability to multitask

  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

  • Ability to develop independence in performing daily tasks

  • Collaborative work ethic with a strong bias for action

  • BioWork Certification Preferred

  • 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 Information:

  • The hours for this role will be 8-hour day shift M-F during start up phase. The hours will later transition to 12 hour shifts on 2-2-3 schedule.

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