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 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.

Position Brand Description:

Lilly unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. Lilly is a fortune 500 company that has been in operation for over 140 years. We make medicine with safety first and quality always while living our company values of Integrity, Excellence, and Respect for People.

Lilly is designing and building a new state of the art Parenteral, Device Assembly, and Packaging Facility located at the Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina. This is an exciting opportunity to help build and operate a state-of-the-art manufacturing site from the ground up.

The Clean Utilities Technician has specific responsibilities in the project phase up to support site start-up and long term day-to-day operations of the site after start-up.

During assets delivery, process development, commissioning, qualification, validation, and start-up, Associate Consultant Engineer will be part of the project team, being a key contributor in the asset delivery process, form construction to PQ completion.

After start-up, the Clean Utilities Technician is responsible for maintaining the site's facility Clean Utilities infrastructure [PW, WFI, Clean Steam, Process Compressed Air (PCA), etc.] in a state of compliance and fit for use when needed. To achieve this goal, he/she must establish reliable operation and maintain the qualified state of the equipment and business processes in the areas, implement efficient and effective maintenance and reliability techniques, and appropriate corrective and improvement actions are taken, when necessary, in the spirit continuous improvement initiatives. Part of his/her responsibility is the efficient and effective management of local capital allocated to Clean Utilities and oversight of engineering/maintenance contract resources assigned to the area.

Responsibilities:
  • Operation of mechanical equipment used in a regulated manufacturing environment (WFI, Clean Steam, PCA, pumps, motors, valves, etc.).
  • Monitors daily utility system performance (WFI, Clean Steam, PCA, etc.).
  • Performs routine walk through of area(s) of support and is responsible for standard troubleshooting of problems on WFI, Clean Steam, PCA, pumps, motors, valves, etc.
  • Be the support technician for all utility systems under his/her responsibility, understanding GMP utility (WFI, Clean Steam, PCA, etc.) applications in aseptic manufacturing.
  • Ensure utility systems efficiency, availability, and performance.
  • Supports Clean Utilities Engineer on process flow and controls of process parameters.
  • Engaged on communication with internal stakeholder in case of system issues and to understand their need.
  • Ensure a safe working environment by following safety rules and helping improve the safety culture.
  • Participates with engineering team to identify opportunities to improve quality & reliability and leads/directs in small projects for area of support.
  • Provide input into capital projects targeted at both short- and long-term needs and provides support on delivery of small projects in their area(s).
  • Responsible for equipment reliability issues & maintenance strategy, responsible to ensure work orders are correctly closed before the due date and the maintenance programs are adequately implemented.
  • Participate/provide oversight in ensuring planned or unplanned maintenance activities are scheduled and executed effectively.
  • Interface with external contractors in case of needs or involve them on projects when required.
  • Manages routine maintenance work and schedule compliance.


Basic Requirements:
  • Technical knowledge and experience of Clean Utilities systems.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong computer skills in a variety of software packages (SAP, Trackwise, MS Word, Excel, etc.), previous experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (i.e., MAXIMO).
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals.
  • Relevant experience operating in an FDA regulated manufacturing environment.
  • At least 2 years in Engineering and/or Maintenance experience.


Education Requirements:
  • High School Diploma | GED


Additional Skills/Preferences:
  • Associate degree in Engineering or Technical field (preferred).
  • Previous facility start-up experience.
  • Previous equipment commissioning, qualification and process validation experience.
  • Previous experience with deviation and change management systems including Trackwise.
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) exposure/knowledge/experience.
  • Parenteral manufacturing experience.
  • Plant engineering experience.
  • MAXIMO or similar computerized maintenance management (CMMS) system experience.


Additional Information:
  • Ability to work 8-hour days - Monday through Friday
  • Ability to work overtime and during shutdown as required
  • Some travel required for facility start-up activities


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.

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. If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at workplace_adjustment@lilly.com.

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-20557.

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.
Our heritage and our values are the foundation of our promise to unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world.
Our mission 
We make medicines that help people live longer, healthier, more active lives.
Our values
Integrity, excellence, respect for people
Our vision 
We will make a significant contribution to humanity by improving global health in the 21st century.

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