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Automation Engineer-System Administrator Data Platforms

Durham, North Carolina

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Req ID R-4455 Title Automation Engineer-System Administrator Data Platforms City Durham State / Province North Carolina 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 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.

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 and Quality System from the ground up. 

Responsibilities: 

Our new RTP facility will be one of Lilly’s most technically advanced manufacturing sites and will include robotic technologies, integrated OT and IT technologies, and advanced data collection and analysis platforms that will result in safety improvements, increased productivity, and variability reduction. 

As the Automation System Administrator for the Data Historian and other Data related systems you will provide engineering and data expertise for the implementation and management of these technologies.

In, addition you will have the following Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Partner with Corporate Automation, Automation Integrators, and Global Facilities delivery to design, install, and qualify the site historian and other data related platforms.
  • System Administration ownership of these platforms including user access controls, automated alarm management, data archiving, and system maintenance.
  • Manage and own the system security including data integrity.
  • Perform audits and periodic assessments of the systems to ensure compliance with Global Quality and Engineering Standards.
  • Lead the management and growth of the platforms as new process systems are added to the facility.
  • Partner with Corporate Automation for global initiatives including advanced data programs and cyber security.
  • Develop site procedures that will govern the Historian and related data systems.
  • Be a champion for site safety activities, diversity/inclusion, ethics, and compliance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related science field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in automation or process control
  • Minimum 1 year experience in data historian or other platform system administration.

Additional Skills/Preferences: 

  • Core knowledge related to ISE S95 and S88 principles and IT/Automation integration.
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical or GMP industry.
  • Experience working with validated systems.
  • Expertise in automation platforms including Rockwell Automation.
  • Experience in OSI/PI Data Historians.
  • Experience in Microsoft operating systems, virtual environments, and networking.
  • Experience in databases and visualization.
  • Communicate effectively with internal customers, business partners, and leadership including written and visual presentations.

Additional Information: 

This position will be based out of our Raleigh, North Carolina plant, however, a short-term assignment in Indianapolis, Indiana may be required.

Schedule - 8 hour days - Monday through Friday, overtime and some weekend/holiday may be required for project support.

Travel - Domestic and International travel may be required (10%) 

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 ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) 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.

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 ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) 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 https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-4455.

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.

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