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Welder A

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Req ID R-19512 Title Welder A 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.

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the global 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.

Position Brand Description:

  • The Central Maintenance Shop provides sheet metal, plastic, welding, design, fabrication, and maintenance support for LTC customers, to include development research, manufacturing, utilities and administrative for all buildings.

  • This position is responsible for providing maintenance, repair, design and fabrication services for customer-owned and facilities support equipment.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Welds and repairs pressure vessels, which Pressure Vessel Services have indicated needs repairing, utilizing a minimum of 8 GMAW semi auto, SMAW manual, GTAW manual and GTAW automatic weld processes to maintain tank integrity to meet ASME codes.

  • Welds and repairs pipe and fittings required by Pipefitters and RAC Mechanics utilizing a minimum of 8 MIG, TIG, Stick, and Oxygen/Acetylene processes to maintain validation and integrity of water, steam, and air systems. The Welder will support coil replacement associated with heating and cooling systems.

  • Welds and repairs production, research, and utilities equipment and components including non-pressurized vessels and pots which require GMP/GLP validation utilizing MIG, TIG, Stick processes to include Oxygen/Acetylene.

  • Utilize a variety of specialized techniques to provide welding support for sheet metal fabrication and machining of materials. Required to assist other crafts and shops and provide basic sheet metal fabrication support, such as fabricating boxes, frames, cages, racks, and panels.

  • Supports and participates in Root Cause Analysis and all Pro-Active Asset management (PAM) and Conduct of Maintenance processes.

Additional Preferences:

  • Conducts all work in a safe manner utilizing good safety practices and compliance to all safety procedures, policies and processes, to include Lock-Out Tag-Out, Confined Space Entry, Roof Entry and Open Flame permit.

  • This position requires mandatory periodic reviews for cadmium, lead, methylene chloride exposure as well as hearing and respiratory testing.

  • Attend all required and mandated safety training and all organizational safety meetings.

  • Participate in departmental shop safety audits.

  • Attend all required or mandated environmental training and comply with all environmental procedures, policies, and regulations.

  • Ensure that all required GMP/GLP training has been completed before any job assignment is begun.

  • This position requires a significant amount of customer interaction, ability to work within a team environment and proactive scheduling system.

  • This position requires a large amount of bench work (sitting).Also tank entry to repair the insides of tanks and perform modifications.

  • Applicant must be able to wear a Bullard hood and respirator.

  • This position requires the utilization of different data systems to include GMARs and Workday to enter work order time entry and closing notes, access safety manuals, MSDS sheets, training enrollment, time entry and absence reporting, benefits, career, personal information, job posting and resumes.

  • This position will actively participate in the performance management process, working closely with immediate supervisor to develop an effective performance and development plan.

  • This position will be required to maintain a variety of welding certifications and will be required to assist others to achieve certifications.

  • Completion of a certified apprenticeship and minimum of 4 years of trade experience

Basic Requirements:

  • High School Graduate    

  • Minimum 2 Years of Welding Experience

Other Information:

  • This position is for the dayshift. Flex time is available; Core business hours are from 7:30 am to 4:15 pm Monday through Friday.

  • Flex week may be available based on individual need and work schedules. This position is required to respond to off-hour emergencies, and last minute or scheduled overtime.


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-19512.

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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