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MES Systems Engineer

Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
Start date
Apr 12, 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.

Organization Overview

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.


  • Site technical leadership and deployment of the IDAP Pharma Suite MES installation.

  • You will bring your technical knowledge and experience to design, develop, and lead the technical deployment of Pharma Suite, Next Generation MES solution.

  • Support MES for the Indianapolis Device Assembly and Packaging facility.

  • Learn the site operational processes, procedures, and pain points and leverage technology solutions to deliver, enhance or improve.

  • Leverage technology to drive innovative business solutions, including digital workers and automation opportunities.

  • Provide MES subject-matter expertise to site resources.

  • Partner with other Tech at Lilly IDAP Business Integrators to understand the end- to-end technology landscape, including critical MES integrations such as EWM & SAP.

  • Influence peer Tech at Lilly teammates regarding MES best practices, standardization, and benchmarking

  • Engage global Tech at Lilly teams and understand how IT services integrate to deliver a holistic site IT experience.

Basic Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience working with supporting IT architecture.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Experience with MES solution development and support, as well as

  • Familiarity with M&Q network and application structure.

  • Experience with designing and developing specifications for new products/services, applications, and service offerings.

  • Experience with identifying technical risks that could impact the system's functionality or security.

  • Experience with providing technical guidance to other members of the organization, including developers, project managers, and technical support staff.

  • Staying up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies to ensure that the organization's systems remain competitive and effective.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships with stakeholders and articulate complex technical concepts.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve complex technical issues.

  • Adaptability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Experience with Computer System Validations.

  • Must be able to evaluate the organization's needs, anticipate potential issues, and create key components that ensures the IT system or enhancements meet the requirements.

  • Must have a strong business understanding and demonstrated business learning agility.

  • Must consider security and privacy risks that secure and protect company data.

  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be able to communicate complex technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders and influence decision making at senior leadership level.

Additional Information

  • This critical role will enable manufacturing production expansion, including new vial packaging production lines, and support on-going operational needs. You will participate in monthly, after business hours, on call support.

  • Required to be on site a minimum of 4 days per work week.

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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