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Consultant Engineer (Project Management)

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Req ID R-24483 Title Consultant Engineer (Project Management) City Indianapolis State / Province Indiana 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:

This position is in the Equipment Development Group, which is part of the Engineering Services organization of GPME. The mission of EDG is to provide innovative engineering and equipment solutions in support of the strategies of our customers across the global Eli Lilly research, development, and manufacturing communities. We integrate new and established technologies both internally and by facilitating external suppliers to create world-class solutions for a wide variety of technical challenges.

Responsibilities:

The EDG Project Engineer-Project Manager position is part of the EDG project management team, administering all aspects of project delivery, resource and vendor scheduling. The project manager takes the lead position of each dedicated project team and interacts with the customer to determine requirements, timeline, and budget. The project manager communicates with the various skill group members and other EDG management in the project planning and delivery process to guarantee the availability and proper allocation of personnel and to participate in the project prioritization process. The project manager also communicates with external EDG/Lilly vendors to ensure appropriate capacity and staffing levels exist.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Project initiation and customer interaction/user requirements.
  • Project proposals
  • Project scheduling and tracking.
  • Investigation and planning of resource availability and leveling.
  • Communication with external vendors.
  • Periodic vendor audits

Basic Requirements:

  • B.S. in Engineering or Science or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of project management experience

Additional Preferences:

  • Proficiency with computer systems including Microsoft Office Products with focus on MS Project.
  • Vendor/contract management experience.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication and interpersonal interaction skills.
  • Project Management Professional, PMP certification
  • Prior experience working in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Understanding of manufacturing equipment fabrication.
  • Ability to provide projects leadership, clearly communicate and influence team members to successfully implement projects.

Other Information:

  • ~15% Travel required with some international.


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-24483.

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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