Skip to main content
Search Jobs

Process Engineer - Tech Transfer and Commercialization

Branchburg Township, New Jersey

Apply NowApply Later
Req ID R-8518 Title Process Engineer - Tech Transfer and Commercialization City Branchburg State / Province New Jersey Country United States

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.

This position is responsible for the technology transfer and commercialization of new molecules to Branchburg, and evaluation of new molecules for facility fit into Branchburg.  This position is also responsible for evaluation of new technologies, identifying and driving productivity initiatives, and influencing network initiatives for commercialization. This position will interact with TS/MS, manufacturing, validation, quality assurance, quality control, development, and regulatory departments, and other Lilly sites as required.  Knowledge of cell culture, purification and support systems, and its associated bioprocessing equipment used in the manufacturing of biotech products is required.  

Responsible for supporting technology transfer and commercialization activities, and manufacturing as necessary: 

  • Represent process engineering on tech transfer and commercialization activities.  Use historian data and other sources of process data to extract and chart relevant process parameters, as required to support tech transfer activity.  Requires depth and/or breadth of expertise within discipline and recognized in a function or geographic region.

  • Perform facility fit for evaluation of equipment capability and identify changes needed in the process development to enable facility fit.

  • Anticipates and resolves key technical scale-up related issues, to ensure manufacturing equipment and systems are capable of performing as required for new products.  Evaluates risk appropriately, and communicates effectively and timely. 

  • Manages list of long term strategic improvements to the facility for longevity in receiving new products, to align with process development agenda. 

  • Understand critical process parameters and how the equipment impacts key process parameters. 

  • Supports Process Team as required, during commercialization or new product transfers, by spending time on the manufacturing floor, responding to questions, sharing process knowledge.

  • Establishes key relationships with those outside of business area.  Serves as a key resource within the area they support.  Influences complex technical issues within their area, and influences others to adopt a different point of view on difficult concepts. 

  • Provides guidance and leadership to junior engineers on process team.  Builds relationships with internal and external customers and partners.

  • Understand facility throughput, and bottle necks, in an effort to continuously drive productivity improvement projects

  • Support creation of process model of site throughput, and capability. Understand and communicate manufacturing capacity as required to site leadership.

  • Assign discrete tasks to junior engineers to support delivery of new products.

  • Performs all job functions with adherence to company policies, in a cGMP manner, safely and ethically.

Required Knowledge, Education and Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical, Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline

  • 5+ years industrial experience in a cGMP environment

  • Knowledge of / experience with several biopharmaceutical processes and equipment, such as bioreactors, centrifuges, TFF and chromatography systems, media/buffer prep and CIP/SIP.

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Aggressive, curious, and solution driven.  Self-directed personality, with ability to work independently, self-sufficiently, and proactively in the performance of work duties.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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.

To submit resume, visit and apply to Req ID R-8518.

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.

Apply NowApply Later

About Science

Our scientists and researchers are developing the breakthrough medicines of tomorrow. Join us and become a creative innovator and thinker who can improve the lives of millions.

Recruiting Events

We’d love to meet you to discuss career opportunities. Check our calendar now to see when we’ll be in your area.

View All Events

Stay Connected

Job Alerts

By signing up for job alerts, you’ll be the first to learn about opportunities that could be a great fit for you via periodic email updates.

Sign Up

Join Our Talent Community

Share a bit about yourself, such as the career area you are interested in. We will then reach out to you when the perfect position is available!

Sign Up

Sign Up

Areas of InterestSearch for a category, location, or category/location pair, select a term from the suggestions, and click "Add.”