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Environmental Advisor

Employer
Eli Lilly and Company
Location
Lebanon, Indiana
Start date
Feb 15, 2024

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Discipline
Engineering, Chemical Engineer, Science/R&D
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

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.

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.

Lilly is currently constructing an advanced manufacturing facility for production of API molecules located in Lebanon, IN (Lilly Lebanon API). This facility is Lilly’s largest investment in manufacturing capacity and is intended to provide APIs for current and future products, including new modalities. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the startup team for a greenfield manufacturing site, and the successful candidate will help to build the processes and facility to enable a successful startup into GMP manufacturing operations.

Main Purpose and Objectives of Position: 

The Environmental Advisor is part of the Lilly Lebanon API Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) team and provides technical leadership and expertise in the development, implementation, and maintenance of environmental programs, including supporting permitting efforts.

In the project delivery and startup phase of the project (startup expected 2025 to 2027), the HSE roles will be fluid and dynamic as we endeavor to support the project delivery, build a new organization, develop and implement the necessary systems and business processes required to support GMP operations, and build the site culture. This will require significant collaboration, creativity and resilience as the site grows to a full scale GMP manufacturing through start up.

Post start-up, this role will continue to be the be the subject matter expert (for assigned environmental programs) and provide oversight of operations of pharmaceutical API manufacturing units post-startup.

Key Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Develop and lead implementation of the operational readiness plan for the Lilly Lebanon API facility as a collaborative, inclusive, and energetic member of the HSE team. Examples of site environmental programs that this role may support include Title V air program, Wastewater, Refrigerants, Non-hazardous and hazardous waste (RCRA), SPCC, DOT/Hazardous Materials, etc.
  • Support the project team to deliver the facility as a key stakeholder providing input and feedback on environmental-related design decisions, construction, and startup plans while ensuring decisions meet project deliverables and compliance requirements, leveraging existing Lilly knowledge, and incorporating external experiences and learning.
  • Develop and roll out environmental programs, procedures, tools, and overall management systems, including training, mentoring, and onboarding of new staff to help support a strong HSE culture at the site.
  • Develop a partnership with Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering functions to help manage change, assure safety and compliance of new systems, and assist in setting requirements to assure safe and compliant startup.
  • Ensure applicable internal and external reporting is coordinated and completed on time, including incorporating second person verification, as needed.
  • Be a resource to the operational areas in helping them understand the regulatory requirements of their areas and programs; work with them in implementing solutions that comply with these regulations and programs.  Facilitate the implementation of the programs and permits
  • Assure the site is up-to-date with new or revised regulations and Lilly Global HSE standards.
  • Complete internal HSE audits/assessments and lead/support incident investigations; support the development of long-term plans to drive program improvements.
  • Availability to provide on call support during weekends and after normal business hours.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, or related field of study
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing
  • Experience applying environmental regulations and developing environmental programs
  • Experience interfacing with HSE-related regulatory agencies

Additional Preferences:

  • Excellent organization and time management skills, as well as strong analytical skills and systematic and structured way of working
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Ability to lead cross-functional and technical teams

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 ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) 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.

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Company

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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