05 Jan, 2022

Process Engineer - Packaging

  • Lilly
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
Engineer, Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

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.

The Global Packaging group is responsible for providing engineering and technical support for Lilly commercial packaging operations worldwide. The group is also responsible for integration with the development organization as it relates to the delivery of packaging for new molecules and line extensions.

The Engineer is responsible for providing engineering and technical support for processes, materials, systems, and equipment associated with packaging. In addition, accountable for leading, providing technical expertise and/or managing key cross-functional projects & initiatives that are owned and/or facilitated by Global Packaging in an effort to drive improvements in quality and efficiency globally.

  • Analysis of operations, workflows and packaging process to provide solutions to maximize efficiency and reduce waste.
  • Assist Packaging sites globally with developing and implementing process improvements and technology upgrades that help with minimizing costs and production issues.
  • Assist with building process flow models to predict bottlenecks and resources needed for projects
  • Major Capital Support - Provide technical leadership, both conceptual and detailed design, to Global Facilities Delivery on major capital projects; support the Design Delivery Gate Review process by maintaining Gate protocols and executing gates on major projects.
  • Knowledge sharing - Provide ongoing technical support to site packaging engineering groups, domestic and global; provide technical mentoring to Lilly engineers.
  • Reviews and prepares presentations and technical reports.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Engineering
  • 3+ years Engineering experience in plant, process, project delivery, maintenance or related fields supporting packaging operations

Basic Requirements:

  • Experience with packaging equipment, specifications, qualification/validation process, product/package stability, and packaging components
  • Experience with vendor management, including selection & qualification

Additional Preferences:

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction


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-21195.


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