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Manufacturing Operator (Device Assembly, Day shift)

Durham, North Carolina

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Req ID R-26318 Title Manufacturing Operator (Device Assembly, Day shift) 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 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.

Organization Overview:

For 140 years, Lilly has manufactured medicines that improve people’s lives around the world. We produce our medicines using some of the most sophisticated manufacturing technologies and rigorous quality standards. Lilly Manufacturing strives for excellence in its process, standards, procedures, and behaviors to develop medicines with safety first and quality always.

Lilly is designing and building a new Parenteral, Device Assembly, and Packaging Facility in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. This is an exciting opportunity to help build a state-of-the-art ,paper-less, highly automated facility, and Quality System from the ground up with a mission to produce safe and highest quality medicine.

The Manufacturing Operator will be a part of Device Assembly team, where Lilly autoinjector devices are assembled. Operators will be responsible for the safe operation of highly automated equipment producing products of the highest quality serving Lilly patients worldwide.

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to RTP Plant safety policies and procedures, contribute to a safe work environment.

  • Setup and operate highly automated equipment in the Device Assembly area.

  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and current Good Manufacturing Practices to ensure quality of product.

  • Document process steps on appropriate batch documentation (Electronic Ticket, SAP, Cleaning Logs, etc.).

  • Attain and maintain qualification for the operation of assigned process equipment and duties in the area.

  • Identify opportunities for operational improvements.

  • Proactively monitor documentation and product quality, properly documenting all activities and reporting issues to supervision.

  • Contribute to the achievement of key departmental objectives including improving safety performance, reducing deviations, improving productivity, and training compliance.

Basic Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam or Completion of Work Simulation 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.

Additional Preferences:

  • Collaborative work ethic with a strong bias for action.

  • Previous experience working in a GMP environment preferably in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Strong ability to multitask

  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

  • Ability to develop independence in performing daily tasks.


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.

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.  If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at workplace_adjustment@lilly.com. 

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-26318.

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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