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Operator-Fixed Duration Employee

Operator-Fixed Duration Employee
Branchburg Park
New Jersey
United States
North America
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

This position is responsible for providing support to their respective process team per Manufacturing Standard for Operational Excellence (MSOE) 602, specifically focusing on safety, quality and manufacturing performance. Perform actual duties in an assigned area within the biopharmaceutical bulk products production facility. Duties are listed below and are specific to the assigned area (Cell Culture, Purification, or BioServices). The processing areas are PLC automated and controlled via HMI. Cell Culture operations contains major equipment such as bioreactors, centrifuges, and biosafety cabinets. Protein Purification operations contains major equipment such as chromatography columns, chromatography / TFF skids, and intermediate product vessels. BioServices encompasses Media Prep, Buffer Prep, and general equipment cleaning and preparation supporting both Cell Culture and Purification. Major equipment for this area includes stainless steel vessels, autoclaves, and washers. All three major manufacturing departments utilize filtration technologies.

  • Prepare and operate equipment according to written procedures. Examples include: setup and sterilization of components and process equipment, monitoring equipment parameters and making adjustments to operational settings, in-process sampling, and performing routine assays
  • Responsible for providing support to their respective process team, per Manufacturing Standard for Operational Excellence (MSOE) 602
  • Record data, log activities, and monitor processes according to cGMP standards
  • Assist in the review of batch records for completeness and accuracy
  • Maintain an elevated level of safety awareness. Communicate safety issues to management in a timely manner
  • Adhere to all safety, environmental, quality, and EEO/AA standards and policies of the Corporation.
  • Perform all duties with a high level of honesty and integrity
  • Minimum High School diploma/GED with 2-4 years work experience
  • 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
  • Previous experience in a biotech facility a plus
  • Ability to understand technical nomenclature and language as well as work with mathematical formulas
  • Must have good manual dexterity and demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions and record information clearly and accurately
  • Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and written skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in aseptic processing techniques a plus
  • Must meet the physical requirements of the job; must have the ability to:
    • Lift a minimum of 50 lbs
    • Bend, reach, stretch, climb ladders, and work in tight spaces
    • Stand for long periods
    • Wear appropriate clean room attire
  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.
  • 2nd Shift is a requirement
  • 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.