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Senior Director – Technical Services/Manufacturing Science (TS/MS)

Employer
Eli Lilly and Company
Location
Lebanon, Indiana
Start date
Apr 13, 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.

Overview:

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 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. 

Main Purpose and Objectives of Position:

The Senior Director Technical Services/Manufacturing Science (TS/MS) is directly responsible for managing the site TS/MS function and ensuring it has the necessary capacity, capability and leadership structures in place to execute and deliver the manufacturing plan. The Senior Director TS/MS provides administrative and technical leadership for the site TS/MS function including small molecule, peptide, oligonucleotide manufacturing and TS/MS lab areas. 

The role is a member of the Lilly Lebanon API Plant Site Lead Team that has collective responsibility to develop and evolve the strategic direction, organizational capability, and management of the small molecule, oligonucleotide & peptide business. Primarily they drive the small molecule, oligonucleotide and peptide business toward achieving long term business objectives. They continuously develop the business and the organisation for the future bearing in mind corporate objectives and the continuously changing external environment. The Sr Director TS/MS manages issues that span multiple teams in the organization and extend into the broader corporate/external context.

The following are the main objectives for the TS/MS Sr Director TSMS role:

  • Provide leadership for the Lebanon site technical agenda
  • Key participant in developing the strategic direction for the site on both the medium and the long term.
  • Develop the future technical leadership for the site and for potential international assignments.
  • Works closely with Development groups to determine potential New Products or business.

Strategic Management/Site Management

  • Has leadership responsibility for all aspects of the TS/MS function including new product introduction, process development & optimisation opportunities.
  • Participates in the development of the strategic and operational plans for the site and is responsible for the execution of these plans in their areas of direct responsibility.
  • Responsible for the governance of the technical aspects of CMOs.
  • Build technical relationship with the Synthetic Molecule Design and Development organization.
  • Participates in all key strategic decisions for the small molecule, oligonucleotide & peptide business from a planning & execution point of view.
  • Ensure that all small molecule, oligonucleotide & peptide processes are maintained in a validated state meeting all applicable cGMP and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that all required technical documents are up to date and that all technical reports are completed on schedule and to an appropriate standard.

People Management

  • Responsible for ensuring that the necessary resources and facilities are provided to the TS/MS business unit to allow them to carry out their function.
  • Coach and mentor others in all aspects of leadership, business and technical insight.
  • Provides feedback and administrative support for direct reports in the TS/MS business unit and also helps manage assignments & workloads
  • Works with individuals to develop & maintain their training, performance management plans, reviews & career plans.

Basic Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemistry/Biochemistry or applicable related discipline 
  • 10+ year of pharmaceutical experience

Additional Information                                   

  • At times, the Sr Director TS/MS may need to travel offsite to other Lilly locations, other pharmaceutical companies, conferences, or off-site 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 ( 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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