Indianapolis, Indiana

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.

Position Brand Description:

This position supports Plant Engineering in Indianapolis Parenteral Manufacturing is responsible for maintaining the site’s facility infrastructure including buildings, HVAC, UAF Hoods, GMP utilities, steam, water, sewer and other utility systems to a state of compliance.  It must assure that facilities and related infrastructure are fit for use when needed, maintenance and reliability techniques are efficient and effective, and appropriate corrective and improvement actions are taken when necessary.  Plant Engineering is also responsible for the efficient and effective management of local capital for their assets and oversight of engineering/maintenance contract resources. 

This role is responsible for setting strategies and objectives for Plant Engineering within Indy Parenteral.  Must partner with other leaders to influence and implement the organization’s functional agenda, Business Plan priorities, GMP Plan and HSE Plan objectives for the site; including major projects and shutdowns. Is responsible for employee development, oversight of daily operations, and the support/enforcement of cGMP's, budgets, departmental and corporate procedures, policies, guidelines, and maintenance repairs.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Develop, mentor, coach, and recognize employees within the organization.
  • Develop and implement business plan objectives. Maintain metrics to measure performance against business objectives and make necessary changes to improve performance.
  • Ensure capability needs are met within the Plant Engineering organization.
  • Provide leadership and develop objectives to deliver business plan as it relates to HSE, production, financial (responsible for Parenteral Building Collectors), quality, stewardship, and people.
  • Track team performance in executing and completing objectives.
  • Ensure proper prioritization, resources and tools are in place to execute team objectives.
  • Staff the team with personnel capable of meeting business needs and objectives.
  • Build and drive safety and quality culture within organization.
  • Remove barriers that impact team performance.
  • Provide technical input/support, as required
  • Participates in the development and implementation of strategies associated with the area and will sponsor and support C4I, CAPA, 6 Sigma and Lean implementation within the area.
  • This role has direct interaction with regulatory agencies during site inspections.
  • Responsible for ensuring operations has requisite utilities, facilities and HVAC to maintain customer supply and deliver quality medicine.
  • Lead a cross functional group charged with daily support of Utility and HVAC systems as well as continuous improvement, and site support.
  • Participates in the site master plan activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or higher in Engineering or other STEM discipline
  • At least 3 years of engineering experience, some leadership experience strongly preferred

Education Requirements:

  • Recognized strong team leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Technical competence in area of responsibility (typically 5 years experience, or more).
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels (both oral and written).
  • Strong talent development skills, especially coaching and people development.
  • Solid regulatory compliance knowledge (GMP, OSHA, FRAP, etc.).
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals.

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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.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.

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 (subject to applicable law). 


Indianapolis, Indiana

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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