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Lilly Manufacturing Operator-Filling in Winslow, Maine

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Type of Employment:

Full-Time Employment - FTE


Position Description: The Operator performs general laboratory functions which include, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Virus (Tissue Culture and eggs derived)/Bacterial inoculation, harvest, and inactivation.

  • Lyophilization, product batching, filling vials and process supervision.

  • Preparation for and clean up after all production operations.

  • Washing, wrapping and sterilizing glassware and equipment.

  • Concurrent management of documentation.

Functions, Duties, Tasks:

  • Understands and practices good aseptic technique and biosecurity measures.

  • Perform routine, repetitive tasks with moderate to limited degree of supervision.

  • Performs duties according to established SOP's, production records and company safety procedures.

  • Concurrently completes documentation and follows established protocols.

  • Disinfection and Preparation work includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Washing, wrapping and sterilizing of glassware and laboratory equipment

  • Loading/unloading autoclaves

  • Disinfecting ceilings, walls, floors, furniture, fixtures and equipment,

  • Participation in the harvest, inactivation

  • Virus/Bacterial/Tissue Culture productions, participate in room and equipment preparation, process setup, inoculation eggs/roller bottles, harvest eggs/roller bottles, antigen processing, inactivation and disinfection.

  • Lyophilization – participate in room and equipment preparation, process setup, fill of vials using aseptic practices and supervision of the lyophilization process

Basic Qualificiations:

  • High School Diploma | GED

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing, 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 Skills/Preferences:

  • Associates Degree and previous exposure to aseptic technique and/or other lab sciences is preferred.

  • Speed and accuracy of fine hand manipulation and good eye-hand coordination required.

  • Must be an effective member of a team and be able to follow written and oral instructions. Must possess oral and written communication skills

  • Must be detail oriented

  • Scientific aptitude and eagerness to learn preferred

Additional Information:

  • Rotating five day work week, alternating Monday through Friday shift and Wednesday through Sunday shift. Occasional off-hour work may be required.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and clean room environment may apply.

  • May be required to work in an area with exposure to potential allergens.

  • Position may require a certain amount of heavy lifting (up to 60 pounds).


Company Overview:

Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we’re driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at

Posted Date:


Region: North America

City: Winslow

State: Maine

Country: USA

Location Details:

Req Id: 52257BR