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Operator I-Process-Fixed Duration Employee

Operator I-Process-Fixed Duration Employee
Clinton,Terre Haute
Illinois, Indiana
United States
North America
Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production since 1954. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees in more than 70 countries.
The process operator will be responsible for performing all tasks and activities associated with the assigned area. Process operator will be required to demonstrate a high level of initiative and ownership. Departmental goals include meeting quality, quantity and cost targets while maintaining safety, cGMP's, ISO 9000 certification standards, and environmental compliance.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:
  • Assures that production operations are performed according to cGMP and ISO 9000 standards.
  • Follows proper documentation and verification guidelines as they apply to all processing document; e.g., batch production records, SOP's, equipment, and sample submission.
  • Follows all departmental safety policies and procedures.
  • Suggests and implements departmental safety improvements while incorporating safety into daily activities.
  • Recognizes and communicates process improvements and problems to team members (peers, supervision, and technical support personnel).
  • Participates in departmental quality initiatives: Adheres to GMP's in equipment and area cleaning as well as performs general housekeeping tasks. Operators are expected to recognize problem situations, troubleshoot, and determine root causes using data.
  • Operators are expected to operate various types of large-scale processing equipment which could include but not limited to:
    • tray dryers,
    • drum filter,
    • baghouses,
    • mills,
    • baggers,
    • pneumatic material transfers,
    • fermenters,
    • gas boiler,
    • plant air system,
    • plant water system,
    • chillers,
    • cooling towers,
    • fork lifts.
You may also be expected to understand and operate processes that involve azeotropic column distillation, evaporator concentrating in the recovery of Monensin and Narasin intermediates.
Some job responsibility requires routine lifting of 60-pound bags, rebuild air filter housings, and tank probing (pH and DO2). Some areas operators are expected to receive material, sample and label material, load/unload material from various types of vehicles which could include (dry bulk, liquid semi-trailers, railcars, etc.), moving material around using various types of vehicles (fork lifts, semi-trailers, railcars, etc.), and various packaging equipment.

Some work will include manual labor some of which will be required to be performed in outdoors elements.
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.
  • 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
  • Basic computer skills, good documentation skills, and goo teamwork and interpersonal interaction skills
  • Must be able to work a Day or Night 12 hour rotating schedule
  • A shift premium is applied to individuals working the shift above
  • Overtime, weekends, and holidays required as dictated by the schedule
  • This position may have the opportunity to join the Emergency Response Team (ERT) for the plant site. This will require passing the ERT physical medical evaluation. This position would require you respond to all emergency on the plant site while you are on site.
  • Must have the ability to wear personal protective equipment including Safety Glasses, Steel Toed shoes, hearing protection, respirator (i.e. Bullard Hood, Dust Mask, and PAPR)
  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.
  • Elanco 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