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Electrical Engineer - Concord Site

Eli Lilly and Company
Concord, North Carolina
Start date
Feb 20, 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.

Job Description

Objectives of Position:

The Electrical Engineer will be working as part of a multidiscipline maintenance engineering team based on site at Eli Lilly in Concord, NC.

As an Electrical Engineer at Eli Lilly, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability, safety, and efficiency of our manufacturing processes. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot electrical systems and equipment, ensuring compliance with industry regulations and internal quality standards.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop detailed electrical schematics, diagrams, and layouts for pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and facilities. Conduct feasibility studies and assess the electrical requirements for new projects. Ensure that electrical designs comply with industry standards, safety regulations, and internal quality standards. Continuously seek opportunities to optimize and improve existing electrical systems for enhanced efficiency and reliability.

Equipment Maintenance:

Develop and implement a proactive maintenance schedule for electrical systems and equipment. Conduct routine inspections to identify potential issues and address them promptly to prevent costly downtime. Collaborate with maintenance teams to plan and execute scheduled maintenance activities, including equipment calibration and testing.

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the Electrical Design and delivery as part of a multi discipline projects team.

• Generating detailed scope of work Tender packages.

• Coordination and supervision of Electrical contractor(s) during construction and commissioning activities.

• Coordinate contractor activities to monitor and track work ensuring delivery of the schedule and budget.

• The Specification and procurement of Electrical Equipment i.e. MV/LV Switchgear, transformers etc.

• Preparation of Electrical design Deliverables, including Lighting design, motive power, Power Distribution Single Line Diagrams, equipment specifications and data sheets Electrical Services layouts, schedules, load study’s etc.

• Project Management and control of Electrical Projects including management of external Engineering Consultants etc.

• Participate in Constructability and Safety reviews.

• Review project scope, budget and schedule

• Ability to manage workload of multiple projects of varying complexity

• Programming works schedule and monitoring building progress, compliance with regulations and costs.

• Managing MV/LV project works and sub contractors visiting site.

• Managing all risk assessments, method statements, and other related procedures and paperwork regarding PPMs and Health and Safety.

• Must be able to work off own initiative and recommend problem solving techniques or implementing solutions to resolve engineering, systems, contractor and vendor challenges that arise on the site.


Utilize diagnostic tools and techniques to identify and resolve electrical issues quickly and efficiently. Work closely with the maintenance team to troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and electrical failures.

Educational Requirements:

A BS degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred along with 5 plus years’

experience in Electrical Design / Construction environments.

Candidate must have proficiency in a windows based environment and software (Word, PowerPoint and excel.

Good communication skills essential.

Proficiency in electrical design software (e.g., AutoCAD, EPLAN).

Strong knowledge of electrical codes, standards, and regulations.

Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

Strong communication and teamwork abilities.

Detail-oriented with a commitment to quality and safety.

Proficient in English

Personal Considerations:

At times, the Electrical Engineer may need to travel offsite to other Lilly locations, other pharmaceutical companies, conferences, vendor sites (for Factory Acceptance Tests) or offsite training.

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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893 S Delaware St
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