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Veterinary Technician

Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
Start date
Jan 24, 2024

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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 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

Lilly is currently hiring for a Veterinary Technician role in the Department of Nonclinical Safety Assessment, part of the Division of Veterinary Resources. In this position, the individual will be responsible for delivering healthcare to laboratory animals and offering veterinary technical support to investigators and their research teams. This role plays a vital part in supporting internal in vivo research by maintaining high standards of animal health and well-being.

Are you interested in joining a dynamic team caring for animals? Apply today to join the Lilly Team!

  • Assists with the implementation of preventive health programs.
  • Under minimal direction, triages and evaluates common rodent disease conditions, provides immediate care to emergency cases, and raises problems as appropriate.
  • Consults with veterinarians and research personnel on treatment options.
  • Administers clinical treatments, collects diagnostic and environmental samples, and administers euthanasia when necessary.
  • Performs tasks in a manner that is consistent with departmental; institutional; local, state, and federal regulations; AAALAC accreditation standards and industry optimal methods. Reports issues of non-compliance.
  • Maintains animal health records. Maintains integrity of information.
  • Maintain adequate inventory of veterinary supplies and medications.
  • Provides training for animal use personnel as needed.
  • Required to work weekends and holidays on a rotating schedule.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Veterinary technician license required (RVT, LVT, CVT or equivalent)
  • Minimum 1 year experience in research lab
Additional Preferences
  • AALAS Certification (LAT or LATG) or willingness to obtain certification highly desired.
  • Experience working with rodent species preferred.
  • Experience with standard operating procedures (SOPs), design and implementation preferred.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities through utilization of good judgment and networking skills.
  • Highly motivated and self-directed.
  • Demonstrated experience and success in self-managing priorities and multi-tasking projects.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills/team player with positive and professional approach.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Flexible, adaptable and detail oriented.
  • A willingness to work in complex environments.
Additional information

This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed term position up to a maximum of 4 years.

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.



Science has been our calling from the beginning. Colonel Eli Lilly founded the company in 1876 and charged employees to “take what you find here and make it better and better.” More than 147 years later, we remain committed to his vision through every aspect of our business and the people we serve, starting with discovering the best treatments for those who take our medicines and extending to health care professionals, employees and the communities in which we live. Moreover, you can also count on the team at Lilly to be incredibly civic-minded, supporting our communities through philanthropy, volunteerism, and a creative and innovative can-do spirit. 

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