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Sr. Ops Specialist

Suzhou, China

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Req ID R-16134 Title Sr. Ops Specialist City Suzhou State / Province Shanghai Country China

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:
The Manufacturing Sr. Ops Specialist will report to ELM Operations Director. This role will be responsible for the process teams project management and resource allocation within the scope of ELM operations. This role will also be responsible for the production schedule and coordinating all the alternate demand and allocating them into the routine schedule for productivity optimization. This position requires holding project follow-up meetings, attending S&OP/Technical/CI meetings to align all the routine and project priority and alternate demand control and providing shift supervisors with capacity and time management information for business planning.

•Identifying the opportunities to improve the process excellence; lead/plan/execute on packaging process team projects.

Analyze projects with tools such as Cause and Effect Matrix (C&E) to prioritize the projects.

Coordinate the activities related to the planning and management of projects in parenteral operations, collaborating with the managers and functions involved.

Coordinates the changes within parenteral operations.

• Coordinates parenteral operations on both alternate demand and routine production schedule

Coordination of all those activities that require parenteral stops of the aseptic filling line (CM, Calibrations, Validations, testing, utility emergency CM etc.)

Work with the master planner and the shift managers, operational assistants, and PTLs for formulation, filling and inspection on the routine parenteral scheduling.

Work with the shift managers on parenteral operations resource scheduling/allocating (including day to day execution, monthly training, OT activities etc..)

• Data Analysis

Utilize tools like Power BI, Traksys, Pi-data, Dashboards to review production performance and identify improvement initiatives.

Apply RCA principles and trend analysis to identify areas of capacity gains and to help support the drafting of the Business and Strategic Plans with the parenteral PTLs.

Event/issue/CI opportunity consolidation and identifying the optimum conditions to inject in the alternate demand.

• OSSCE SME in parenteral operations

• Facilitate and manage the Flow team agenda and the lead team agenda for operations

Basic Requirements:
• Bachelor Degree or Equivalent
• 2-5 years in operations or supporting operations

Additional Skills/Preferences:
• Previous production/planning experience
• Cross-functional mindset
• Technical acuity

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
• Prior work with (blank)
• Proven ability to manage conflict priorities and use parallel thinking to get the most out of each outcome

Additional Information:
• Travel may be required
• The position is for day shift, however start/stop times are somewhat flexible

• Must be flexible to attend meetings or support off-shifts as necessary
• Work is office based in ELM, but will frequent production floor

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly 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.

To submit resume, visit and apply to Req ID R-16134.

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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