Durham, 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 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.

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.  #WeAreLilly

Position Brand Description:

Lilly is designing and building a new state of the art Parenteral, Device, and Packaging Assembly Facility in Raleigh-Durham North Carolina.  The Quality Assurance Representative is responsible for demonstrating leadership, teamwork, and quality and regulatory knowledge and oversight to provide guidance, consultation and influence in the design, verification, and startup of the parenteral areas.  The QA parenteral project role is essential for ensuring GMP compliance in the design, delivery, start up to ensure regulatory approval of the facility by regulatory agencies.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Act as a cGMP expert, working with Global Facility Delivery, Lilly project staff, and selected A&E firm to complete the detailed design of the assigned areas employing QbD and QRM principals and ensuring the integration of Global Quality System requirements into the design, verification, validation and start up. 
    • Interact with the other global, project and functional areas to coordinate design and start up activities to support the overall project and site schedule.
    • Consult with Network and Global groups including the GQS, ETC, GPP and SAT Hub as required to ensure consistent and compliant approach is executed during the project and startup phase.
    • Actively participate in required design reviews and final design qualification activities.
    • Provide technical and quality review and approval of project documents to ensure compliance with Lilly Global Quality Standards as well as project and local quality procedures.
    • Provide quality oversight of verification and validation activities
  • Work with the Site Quality Leader to support the development of the vision and strategy for the overall site quality operation with focus on the Parenteral areas. 
  • Support the site organization in building technical capability, for a diverse cross-functional staff in Quality, the project team, and area process teams, including mentoring of new Quality and other project staff.
  • Foster a strong quality culture including maintaining open communications and promoting teamwork and employee participation in the work group.
  • Support the definition and execution of inspection readiness activities.
  • Lead project initiatives needed in support of the project and Quality function.
  • Resolve or escalate any compliance issues to the project, site, and Quality Management.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of quality knowledge and expertise in parenteral manufacturing and quality.
  • Previous experience with C&Q / Verification and Validation oversight including computer systems.
  • Ability to work 8 hour days – Monday through Friday
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Available off shift to respond to operational issues.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time or potentially relocate during the project phase to support the design and startup of the facility.

Additional Preferences:

  • Previous quality knowledge and oversight of parenteral manufacturing operations.
  • Previous experience with capital project delivery.
  • Previous experience with parenteral equipment prep, formulation, filling, and visual inspection.
  • Previous experience with barrier or isolator technologies
  • Previous experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems.
  • Previous experience with global parenteral platforms (Cartridge, Syringe, or Vial)
  • Previous experience with automated and IT systems
  • Previous use of KNEAT – or other electronic validation software.
  • Previous computer system oversight.
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to train and mentor others.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with cross-functional teams including good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as a Quality SME with the project team with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency with computer systems including Microsoft office products, Trackwise, etc.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely & accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate, Project, and Site Goals

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in a scientific field

Other Information:

  • Current position is for the 3-4 year design and project delivery phase of the project only.The role will transition into a site quality role at the RTP facility after delivery of the project.
  • Tasks may require repetitive motion (e.g., keyboarding).

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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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.

Durham, North Carolina

Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.
We were founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly, a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs. More than a century later, we are passionate about building on this precedent in our continued pursuit to make life better for individuals, communities, and the world around us.
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We make medicines that help people live longer, healthier, more active lives.
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Our vision 
We will make a significant contribution to humanity by improving global health in the 21st century.

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