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Lilly Team Leader - QC - Lab Support in United States

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:

Lilly is designing and building a new state of the art Parenteral, Device, and Packaging Assembly 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 Quality Control Laboratory assures patients worldwide of safe and efficacious drug and device products, through effective execution of product testing.

The laboratory lab support Team Leader provides direction and/or conducts an area’s daily workload planning, compliance, and overall customer service. The Team Leader must be committed to personnel interactions (approachable) and will spend considerable time as a mentor/supporter of reporting staff. The Team Leader also is responsible for coordinating performance planning for all direct reports. This role will be integral in designing and installing lab instruments, sample and process flow, local procedures and systems for the startup of the QC chemistry, biology, and environmental monitoring labs at the site.


  • Proactively manage day-to-day business. This includes interactions with project leaders, integration personnel, and Team Leaders in all areas of the QC lab to plan, develop, and coordinate activities to set up the QC lab.

  • Once the lab is functional, manage day-to-day business by interacting with quality assurance, regulatory, maintenance, and lab leadership to manage laboratory support workload and schedules.

  • Maintain a high level understanding of the laboratory processes, and be responsible for associates’ training on relevant laboratory methods.

  • Develop career plans for laboratory associates.

  • Enforce compliance to all procedures, methods, and other regulatory commitments.

  • Provide technical understanding of the regulations applicable to laboratory testing and instrument installation/maintenance/qualification for cGMP purposes.

  • Provide oversight and support for continuous improvement

  • Implement and comply with corporate, site, and laboratory safety standards

  • Participate as primary laboratory systems contact for internal and external audits

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor (4 year college) degree in Chemistry/Biology /Microbiology

  • 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in a GMP laboratory leadership.

Additional Preferences:

  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Deep understanding of compliance requirements and regulatory expectations

  • Ability to focus on continuous improvement.

  • Effective time management

  • Effective problem solving skills

Additional Information:

  • 8 hour days – Monday through Friday

  • Required to be available off shift and respond to operational issues.

  • Minimal travel required.

  • Tasks may require repetitive motion (e.g., keyboarding).

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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!