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Manufacturing Process Technician – Packaging (Night Shift)

Eli Lilly and Company
Durham, North Carolina
Start date
Feb 23, 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.

For 140 years, Lilly has manufactured medicines that improve people’s lives around the world. We produce our medicines using some of the most sophisticated manufacturing technologies and rigorous quality standards. Lilly Manufacturing strives for excellence in its process, standards, procedures, and behaviors to develop medicines with safety first and quality always.

The Manufacturing Technician/Operator will work in the RTP Packaging area, where Lilly autoinjector devices are assembled and packaged.  Technician/Operator will be responsible for the safe operation of highly automated equipment producing products of the highest quality for Lilly patients.


  • Adhere to RTP Plant safety policies and procedures, contribute to a safe work environment.
  • Setup and operate highly automated equipment in the Packaging area.
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and current Good Manufacturing Practices to ensure quality of product.
  • Document process steps on appropriate batch documentation (Electronic Ticket, SAP, Cleaning Logs, etc.).
  • Attain and maintain qualification for the operation of assigned process equipment and duties in the area.
  • Identify opportunities for operational improvements.
  • Proactively monitor documentation and product quality, properly documenting all activities and reporting issues to supervision.
  • Contribute to the achievement of key departmental objectives including improving safety performance, reducing deviations, improving productivity, and training compliance.
  • Must be willing to work 12-hour night shifts (2-2-3 schedule)
  • Currently in the startup phase of operations. Candidate must be flexible and be willing to perform non-routine work, with Safety & Integrity in mind at all times.

Basic Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Previous experience working in a GMP environment preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong ability to multitask.
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Ability to develop independence in performing daily tasks.
  • Collaborative work ethic with a strong bias for action
  • Demonstrated ability to train and coach others.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal)
  • Flexibility and problem-solving skills
  • Basic computer skills (desktop software) are required.
  • 3+ years relevant experience in pharmaceutical, or equivalent regulated industry
  • Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs)
  • Previous experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems and electronic batch release.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles

Additional Information:

  • Ability to wear safety equipment (safety glasses, safety shoes, protective gloves etc.)
  • Initial training for this role will occur on day shift and position will transition to night shift.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.

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.

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 employment positions on the B or S paths or at levels M1-M2 or P1-P4.


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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