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Operator - Manufacturing-Days - Fixed Duration Employee

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Req ID R-19607 Title Operator - Manufacturing-Days - Fixed Duration Employee 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.

Company Overview:

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.  #WeAreLilly 

The Operator will work in the Indianapolis Parenteral Manufacturing site where Parenteral products for domestic and international markets are formulated, filled, and inspected.  The primary purpose of the job is to manufacture and fill sterile products into vials, cartridges, or syringes. 

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely, adhering to parenteral plant safety policies and procedures, and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals.

  • Setup and operations in both aseptic and non-aseptic processes

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

  • Document process steps on appropriate batch documentation


Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma/ GED

  • Sponsorship:  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/Preferences:

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, or Completion of Work Simulation if applicable.

  • Must pass a “fitness for Duty” physical exam

  • Experience:

  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

  • Basic math skills

  • Basic computer skills, with capability to learn in more detail

  • Excellent documentation skills

  • Experience with GMPs

  • Experience working in an aseptic environment is desired

  • Additional Information:

  • 12-hour shifts; day shift. Initial training may require the candidate to work a different schedule for a period of time (e.g. 5 days x 8 hours, 4 days x 10 hours, etc.)

  • Some overtime work maybe required.

  • Some of the products in Parenteral Operations are known allergens and consequently, a post offer allergy test may be required.

Additional Information:

  • 12-hour day shift position

  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.


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-19607.

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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