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Lilly Sr. Automation Engineer - Parenteral 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.

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.

Responsibilities:

Specifically, this role will entail the following scope:

  • Provide automation support and oversight to design and delivery of Lilly's new Research Triangle Park facility.

  • Manage system integrators to deliver all aspects of Automation for Lilly's new Raleigh based facility.

  • Support key corporate initiatives such as life cycle management, Engineering information management, and cyber security

  • Evaluate new technology and innovation trends leading to the development of proof of concepts and sharing of use cases for application within Lilly.

  • Drive automation governance and replication across the Global Parenteral Network and the Global Packaging Network for Filling, Formulation, Autoclaves, Parts washers, Automated Inspection equipment, architecture, and Automation/IT systems and solutions.

In addition, this role will work to optimizes and improve project automation engineering approaches by combining technical expertise, best practices, engineering standards, and project delivery expertise.

Key Objectives/Deliverables

  • Safety – Work safely and continually looks for improvements in personnel and equipment safety, ensure safe design and operation of new equipment, ensure automation design reflects safety concerns for operations and maintenance.

  • Automation Design – Lead and support project profiling and design as needed. Ensure project design meets intended requirements, considers life cycle cost, and eliminates non-value add complexity. Use replication and best practices to optimize project cost.

  • Project Delivery – Perform, review, and provide technical automation guidance to project C&Q/Verification teams to ensure on time delivery of project design and qualification documents.

  • Provide clear documentation for delivered solutions and processes; work closely with system SMEs and site Quality while supporting computerized systems verification processes in a GxP environment.

  • Must be able to execute work independently, work with various support teams across the organization and be able to oversee and lead activities to ensure that automated cGMP equipment, facilities, and utilities perform as intended.

  • Lead investigations of automation related issues and incidents to prevent recurrence including the development of corrective/preventative actions.

  • Build business processes to support the project scope in alignment with project timelines. Develop detailed specifications and Engineering procedures that affect parenteral workstream.

  • Technology & Innovation - Keep current on external trends and practices to evaluate technology for application within Lilly.

  • Automation/Control Discipline and Technical Leadership – Partner with colleagues to lead the discipline through solution assessment, replication, and development. Manage tools, engineering standards, master specifications and best practices. Provide technical coaching and consultation to other Lilly engineers, facilitate shared learning forums.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related science degree

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in automation machine control, process control, or equivalent work experience in a related field.

  • Minimum 3 years' experience on Rockwell Automation platforms or equivalent platforms.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Demonstrated ability to work safely

  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more automation platforms, preferable Rockwell Automation Systems.

  • Significant experience and strong problem-solving skills in measurements, control (process and/or manufacturing), control systems, integration, and data.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Ability to manage people and projects to deliver a common set of objectives

  • Knowledge of GMP’s and pharmaceutical manufacturing

  • Knowledge in Microsoft Operating Systems

  • Knowledge in Databases

Additional Information

  • Expectation that the position will be based out of Raleigh, North Carolina

  • 8-hour days - Monday through Friday, overtime and some weekend/holiday may be required for project support.

  • Travel: Domestic and International travel may be required, 25%

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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 (subject to applicable law).

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