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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

You will be a technical leader for Indianapolis API Operations in the development, implementation and maintenance of environmental programs and processes. Your will be sharing your expertise and knowledge of environmental programs and systems to influence outcomes and strategies. The goal of this position is to ensure compliance and a robust control strategy for all of Indianapolis API Operations. You will be providing environmental stewardship for API manufacturing, lab, and administrative operations.

Some mentor-work will include:

  • Coach and mentor Environmental and Safety Representatives in aspects of environmental support including understanding of federal, state and local environmental requirements, problem solving, and project management.
  • Technical advisor on environmental programs for the HSE staff and operations and support personnel.
  • Improve environmental systems performance through opportunities to influence and advance individual and group behaviors and culture.
  • You will lead multi-functional teams in the implementation and integration of environmental programs across IAPI.

Your knowledge stewardship will deliver:

  • Identification of system gaps that impact environmental compliance in API Operations; you will drive solutions to address the gaps.
  • Tracking trends of key environmental performance metrics.
  • Implementation planning of key environmental training programs.
  • Technical expertise at the business level for business plan activities that may include: Pharma MACT implementation, Title V compliance activities, characterization of individual waste streams, environmental review of (and recommendations) plant capital projects, incident investigation, industrial discharge wastewater compliance, and evaluation of storm water discharge capabilities.

You will lead Program Development and Continuous Improvement efforts with:

  • Conducting environmental program assessments, and build technical and administrative solutions to improve compliance posture; including technical analysis of corporate and local environmental programs.
  • Lead and participate in corporate and regulatory compliance audits and inspections; including interactions with regulators, auditors and customers during assessments; lead efforts to address gaps from these audits/inspections
  • Lead and share input with root cause analysis and CAPA development and implementation for major environmental event investigations.

You will provide Business Support with:

  • Consultation to customers on environmental issues and be hands on to meet customer needs.
  • Local HSE management systems including participation in governance and committee meetings
  • Environmental business planning for Indianapolis API Operations; support other HSE business planning development and tracking (includes a 3 year environmental improvement plan).
  • Ensuring environmental services are adequately delivered to the local plant customer.
  • Leading initiatives affecting Indianapolis API Operations, including (but not limited to) Environmental Performance Annual Reviews and annual SARA Reporting.

Minimum 5 years of environmental experience

Bachelors Degree in environmental science/engineering, chemical engineering or science degree

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 Skills:

  • Strong leadership abilities with proven results
  • Strong organizational and proven communication & interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer application skills.
  • Deep technical knowledge of environmental regulatory requirements with capability to evaluate environmental risks
  • Bulk chemical manufacturing experience.
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) Designation.
You will be required to complete training plan for Consultant – Environmental – HSE – IAPI.

Tasks will require entering manufacturing and laboratory areas which require wearing appropriate PPE.

You will be expected to carry a pager or cell phone as position supports 24 hours/day manufacturing

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.