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Manufacturing Operator-Filling

Manufacturing Operator-Filling
United States
North America
Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we’re driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at
Position Description: The Operator performs general laboratory functions which include, but are not limited to the following areas:
  • Virus (Tissue Culture and eggs derived)/Bacterial inoculation, harvest, and inactivation.
  • Lyophilization, product batching, filling vials and process supervision.
  • Preparation for and clean up after all production operations.
  • Washing, wrapping and sterilizing glassware and equipment.
  • Concurrent management of documentation.
Functions, Duties, Tasks:
  • Understands and practices good aseptic technique and biosecurity measures.
  • Perform routine, repetitive tasks with moderate to limited degree of supervision.
  • Performs duties according to established SOP's, production records and company safety procedures.
  • Concurrently completes documentation and follows established protocols.
  • Disinfection and Preparation work includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    • Washing, wrapping and sterilizing of glassware and laboratory equipment
    • Loading/unloading autoclaves
    • Disinfecting ceilings, walls, floors, furniture, fixtures and equipment,
    • Participation in the harvest, inactivation
  • Virus/Bacterial/Tissue Culture productions, participate in room and equipment preparation, process setup, inoculation eggs/roller bottles, harvest eggs/roller bottles, antigen processing, inactivation and disinfection.
  • Lyophilization – participate in room and equipment preparation, process setup, fill of vials using aseptic practices and supervision of the lyophilization process
  • 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
  • Associates Degree and previous exposure to aseptic technique and/or other lab sciences is preferred.
  • Speed and accuracy of fine hand manipulation and good eye-hand coordination required.
  • Must be an effective member of a team and be able to follow written and oral instructions. Must possess oral and written communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Scientific aptitude and eagerness to learn preferred
  • Rotating five day work week, alternating Monday through Friday shift and Wednesday through Sunday shift. Occasional off-hour work may be required.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and clean room environment may apply.
  • May be required to work in an area with exposure to potential allergens.
  • Position may require a certain amount of heavy lifting (up to 60 pounds).