Operator- Manufacturing Biological Drug Fixed Duration Employee
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 of a High School diploma/GED with 1-2 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
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
Previous experience in a biotech facility a plus
This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.
Wednesday through Saturday 1st and 2nd shift 6am - 4:30 pm 2pm - 12:30 am
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