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IT Business Analyst - Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

Eli Lilly and Company
Durham, North Carolina
Start date
Mar 25, 2023

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.

Build your career at Lilly working with business partners, engineering, and infrastructure teams to design and build recipes and application integrations to meet business objectives.

The RTP IT team is actively looking for an MES Analyst to join our growing team. On the team you will play a meaningful role in developing business requirements, configuring, testing, installing, and maintaining all changes to the MES application supporting a new manufacturing facility.

What You’ll Be Doing:

You will work as a key member of multi-functional project team to implement the MES application. This will require close collaboration with IT, manufacturing operations, and engineering to translate functional requirements into technical requirements, resolve complicated issues, and maintain ongoing operation of the system.

How You’ll Succeed:
  • Building on your existing technical knowledge of IT systems, you'll become an expert in MES technology and its integration with other IT and automation solutions.
  • After gathering business requirements, you will configure and test production procedures that enable manufacturing operations.
  • You will provide mentorship and support to MES end users, including diagnosing and resolving issues.
  • You will write and execute computer system validation deliverables including specifications, validation plans, test scripts, and reports.

What You Should Bring:
  • Demonstrable experience on manufacturing sites, in particular in manufacturing operations or warehouse logistics with presence on the floor.
  • Experience working on global teams across organizational levels with the ability to collaborate across a diverse, multi-functional team.
  • Understanding of MES systems including configuration, integration with other solutions, and how MES is used to support the business process.
  • Effective written and verbal communication, technical analysis, problem solving, and investigative skills.
  • Willingness and ability to learn quickly on the job.
  • Initiative to seek out information and develop solutions in a start-up environment.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related technical field
  • High School Diploma/GED with demonstrated experience as a business analyst

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.

About the Organization:

Lilly IT builds and maintains capabilities using innovative technologies like most prominent tech companies. What differentiates Lilly IT is that we create new possibilities through tech to advance our purpose – creating medicines that make life better for people around the world, like data driven drug discovery and connected clinical trials. We hire the best technology professionals from a variety of backgrounds, so they can bring an assortment of knowledge, skills, and diverse thinking to deliver innovative solutions in every area of our business.

The Manufacturing and Quality IT team uses technology and analytics to transform and scale manufacturing to the digital plant of the future and support manufacturing operational excellence and productivity. This team helps produce medicines using machine learning and robotic capabilities with some of the most sophisticated manufacturing technologies and rigorous quality standards.

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 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.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.

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 (subject to applicable law). 


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