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Associate Director-L&D

Employer
Eli Lilly and Company
Location
Lebanon, Indiana
Start date
Feb 17, 2024

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.  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 site team for the startup of a greenfield manufacturing site. The successful candidate will help to build the organization, the facility, and the culture to enable a successful startup into GMP manufacturing operations. 

Responsibilities:

Ensure site employees are qualified, trained, and capable

  • Develop, maintain and improve business processes and metrics to ensure the training systems are in control and capable to meet customer and regulatory requirements
  • Partner with business area/function leadership to define the following in alignment with quality, compliance, and ethics standards: Strategy for personnel qualification requirements, Strategy for evaluating effectiveness of learning interventions, Strategies for identifying, prioritizing, and funding performance improvement interventions.
  • Participate in Network/Functional initiatives, ensuring appropriate alignment, replication, and sharing across MQ L&D
  • Create controls/reports/structures to ensure that all employees and contract workers are qualified and trained to execute their roles
  • Develop processes and local control strategies to ensure that managers and employees can easily get the training that they need as efficiently as possible
  • Lead performance improvement initiatives at the site to identify capability gaps, identify ways to fill those capabilities gaps through training, experience, or technology, then lead the implementation of those initiatives
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of learning interventions and other related initiatives
  • Collaborate to drive and influence internal L&D process improvements that impact results
  • Promote use of existing resources, appropriate learning technologies, and appropriate suppliers to support performance improvement and system adoption
  • Benchmark internally and externally to Lilly as appropriate, and drive performance improvement solutions as a result. Stay abreast of the breadth of learning solutions to drive and influence business partners to adopt the most effective learning methods, solutions and outcomes
  • Ensure alignment between the learning strategy, learning portfolio, and curriculum architecture for process efficiency, effectiveness, and support of personnel qualification
  • Ensure instructor qualification processes are implemented and maintained
  • Interface with auditors, inspectors, regulators, or outside stakeholders on business issues as required and provide post-audit/inspection responses as needed

Site Leader Training initiatives

  • Champion and articulate the performance improvement vision and partner with the site leadership team to move from a training & development environment to one of performance improvement
  • Partner with the business to proactively understand training needs
  • Own and manage internal training processes and business systems
  • Lead training initiatives and share best practices with other departments and vendors
  • Propose new training courses, strategies, and curricula to build performance capability across the site
  • Partner with the central L&D organization to learn about cross-site and cross-functional L&D strategies that can be used at LP1

Leadership

  • Foster an inclusive workplace and engaged workforce
  • Participate in MQ L&D talent management process as required
  • Ensure that your team clearly understands their roles and responsibilities, including the functional area to which they are assigned
  • Ensure your team is developing in their own capabilities as L&D professionals, including developing technology, training, and external perspectives
  • Leverage Lilly’s supplier of learning services to achieve benefits of outsourced services for Lilly business results
  • Anticipate and resolve escalated issues
  • Ensure the team meets safety, compliance, quality and ethics expectations
  • Ensure the tracking and monitoring of departmental metrics and monitor business partner satisfaction
  • Serve as the site point of contact for all interfaces with Lilly’s learning services supplier

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (such as, but not limited to Human Resources, Training, Education, Operations, Science, or Related)
  • 5+ years Learning & Development, SOP business processes or Leadership Development experience
  • 2+ years of experience in an L&D role in a regulated industry (such as manufacturing and quality)

Additional Preferences:

  • Experience in developing SOPs and training materials for a greenfield site
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects (multi-task) in a fast-paced, highly regulated environment to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and drive change
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in strategic thinking and proactive strategic learning and development consultation
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain strong business relationships at leadership levels both internally and externally
  • Ability and willingness to challenge business leadership regarding ways to use learning interventions to most effectively meet business requirements.
  • Knowledge of regulations pertaining to training and development in a GMP environment
  • Experience supporting or participating in audits and inspections
  • Experience using Success Factors or other Learning Management Systems
  • M.S. degree in Instructional Systems Technology, Performance Technology, Adult Learning, or related experience/education

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.

#WeAreLilly

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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Location
893 S Delaware St
Indianapolis
Indiana
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United States

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