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Consultant Project Management TS/MS

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Req ID R-20344 Title Consultant Project Management TS/MS 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 Overwier:

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Responsibilities: 

Project Leader in Global Technical Service/Manufacturing Science (TS/MS) with the responsibility of managing projects within the Global Container Closure/ConsumablesPlatforms. 

Key Objectives/Deliverables: 

  • Applies knowledge of project management tools and processes.  Drives team decision making process to resolve project issues.  Develops a risk management strategy for individual projects and ensures contingency plans are developed.  Manages change control process for the project.  Is responsible for obtaining project resources. 

  • Supports the GPLOTs in developing strategies and implementing operational plans to deliver required material such as qualification runs or registration stability lots, as needed to support/implement a particular project. 

  • Effectively manages upward and cross-functional communications.  

  • Builds and maintain effective teams: motivate, recognize, coach & mentor team members and associates. 

  • Documents key team information and decision and ensure project management systems are up to date (example: MPO, QDocs,…), as applicable. 

  • Leads network activities for implementation of process changes or components changes across all parenteral manufacturing sites. 

  • Will have global project management activities. 

  • Manages external partnerships as needed for implementation of the project. 

  • May author global qualification or registration stability documents. 

  • Ensures technical activities meet rigorous standards and align with regulatory and supply chain requirements. 

Basic Qualifications/Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree in science/engineering, polymer science, chemical/biomedical engineering, chemistry, pharmaceutics or related field (or relevant experience)

Minimum of 10 years of parenteral pharmaceutical manufacturing experience 

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. 

  • Strong self-management and organizational skills. 

  • Oral and written communication skills that demonstrate an ability to effectively (clearly, succinctly) communicate with all levels of the organization 

  • Efficient negotiation skills and leadership in international context, both towards material suppliers and cartridge platform manufacturing sites.  

  • Fluent English 

  • Strong team management and communication skills 

  • Ability to work well independently, as well as in teams 

  • Experience in Operations, TS/MS, QA or QC, Regulatory, or Supply Chain within pharmaceutical manufacturing. 

  • Green Belt or Black Belt experience 

  • Technical transfer experience 

  • Project Management certification 

Other Information:  

Some travel (domestic and international) may be required.

Job can be located at any Parenteral Network Site


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-20344.

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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