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Associate – Master Data Analyst-SAP

Eli Lilly and Company
Lebanon, Indiana
Start date
Apr 9, 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.

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 Lebanon Plant 1 (LP1) leadership team for the startup of a greenfield manufacturing site, and the successful candidate will help to build the organization, the facility and the culture to enable a successful startup into GMP manufacturing operations.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to help start up a state-of-the-art facility and build a manufacturing supply chain from ground-up? We're looking for hardworking talent to join our team!

The Supply Chain organization has responsibility for scheduling the manufacturing processes for Lebanon API site and supporting manufacturing with all inbound and outbound material flows. The Master Data Analyst plays a critical role within the organization by providing and maintaining the fundamental master data set residing in SAP and manufacturing execution systems (MES) to the site. The initial phase of the project will require extensive cross-functional work with procurement, quality, and warehouse operations to deliver an operational SAP/MES system. As the site transitions to the production phase, the team will also be involved in tracking supply chain metrics and driving continuous improvement. They will work closely with multiple teams across the site to manage data change requests, solve technical issues, and contribute to continuous improvement activities around Master Data.

As a Master Data Analyst, you will:
  • Develop and maintain key data and data design in SAP (Material Master, Bill of Materials, Recipes, Resource, Purchasing-Info Records and Warehousing) and associated systems
  • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and training materials
  • Ensure global data consistence and conformance to SOPs while running master data updates due to process or system changes.
  • Serve as a key member of the SAP Implementation Project Team during the greenfield site construction/startup phase.
  • Contribute to global initiatives for Master Data Management, as required, and attend select Power User forums to share best practices with peers
  • Generate OSSCE (Operational Standards for Supply Chain Excellence) metrics and Pareto analyses
  • Drive process improvement initiatives which could include:
  • Developing and maintaining DSP flows, using appropriate tools / reports to track maintenance efforts, data accuracy, and data completeness
  • Contribute in annual standard costing assessment in readiness for Business Planning and drive the annual review of planning data
  • Troubleshoot SAP or MES execution problems, identify root causes, and implement solutions
  • Investigate deviations and provide impact assessments for change management
  • Maintain a safe workplace through proper ergonomic practices
  • Maintain a state of compliance (learning plan, SOP adherence, etc.)

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or
  • High-school diploma with 5+ years relevant SAP work experience

Additional Preferences:
  • SAP / Master Data experience in Material Master creation and maintenance
  • Knowledge / Experience in Manufacturing, Packaging, and/or Customer Service
  • Strong organizational and Project Management skills
  • Strong ability to collaborate, communicate and build positive relationships
  • Dedicated to providing exceptional customer experiences
  • Proficient in using MRP systems, SAP software, and advanced Excel functions for data analysis and reporting

Other Information:
  • 8 hour work days – Monday through Friday
  • May need to be available off shift and respond to operational issues as-needed
  • Minimal travel required (<5%)

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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