Lilly Manager-Eng & Maintenance in Winslow, Maine



The Engineering and Maintenance Manager is responsible for the engineering and maintenance function including the provision of quality, timely and cost effective maintenance & facilities management services and the execution of the approved Capital Plan ensuring the capital program is completed on time and within budget. This manager reports to the Winslow ME Site Head.

The Engineering and Maintenance Manager is responsible for the supervision of the engineering and maintenance staff that supports the daily operations of the facility, including process engineering, project engineering, and facilities maintenance operations. The Engineering and Maintenance Manager is also responsible for the productivity and development of the employees with the purpose of ensuring that reliable and compliant equipment and systems are used in the manufacturing process. Additionally, the Engineering and Maintenance Manager, as part of the site lead team, partners with all site functional disciplines to support the site technical agenda, business plan priorities, and compliance plan objectives.

Functions, Duties, Tasks:

Site Lead team member –

  • Demonstrate Safety leadership, Drive the culture of safety first - quality always

  • Strong partnership and influence with Operations, QA/QC, Regulatory, Supply Chain, Finance, and other leadership areas.

  • Participation in Lead Team, metrics, Site reviews, Business Planning and own functional content

  • Lead and support site and community engagement

Administrative Leadership –

  • Supervise and coach process engineering staff, including setting team goals, completing performance reviews and establishing development plans

  • Manage staffing including recruiting, resource planning, and succession planning

  • Review and monitor financial performance, commit to meeting targets

  • Identify training requirements and develop the skill-set within the engineering group to support existing and new technologies

  • Oversee the security function for the site

  • Work effectively as a member of the site leadership team

  • Operational Excellence –

  • Demonstrate a commitment to environmental, health, and safety

  • Develop a safety awareness culture within the engineering team, ensure risks to employee health and safety are rigidly controlled and complete duties in compliance with the Company’s Environmental Health and Safety procedures

  • Identify, track, and report key indicators of functional performance

  • Remove barriers that impact team performance

  • Play a leading role in ensuring that team members and all Engineering procedures and processes are in compliance with applicable Regulations, Good Engineering Standards, Elanco Global Quality Standards and Engineering Standards and other relevant specific corporate directives

  • Develop KPIs that drive continuous improvement in the performance of services provided

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Ability to instill teamwork within the department and demonstrate key interpersonal skills

  • Ability to ensure appropriate technical depth and rigor with departmental technical deliverables

  • Successful application of organizational models through recruiting and retention of employees

  • Ability to make decisions independently and to network with others as appropriate

  • Ability to provide innovative solutions to plant, divisional, and corporate issues and leverage ideas from other functional areas

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to various audiences, particularly one-on-one coaching and feedback with direct reports

  • Ability to function in a team environment as a leader and as a member of management teams

  • Experience in Equipment Reliability, Commissioning, Qualification, and Capital Project management

  • Ability to manage projects within an agreed time schedule and budget

  • Knowledge of the principles and guidelines of CFR 9 and the USDA

  • Knowledge of freeze drier, fermentation, and fill line technologies.

  • Understanding of validation activities associated with vaccine process, technology transfer and process validation

  • Exposure to Lean -Six sigma principles

Additional Information:

  • This position serves an 8-hour Monday through Friday work schedule

  • Situations may arise where off-schedule work, both on-site and off-site, may be required

  • This position requires less than 10% travel on an annual basis

  • 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


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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Scientific, or Technical Field

  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role such as Maintenance and/or Engineer Manager, TSMS Manager, and Quality Manager in a regulated manufacturing facility

  • 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

Company Overview:

Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana





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