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Sr. Director - Engineering Tech Center, API or Parenteral

Employer
Eli Lilly and Company
Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Start date
Apr 19, 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.

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 39,000 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. #WeAreLilly

Responsibilities:

The Sr. Director Engineering Tech Center is responsible for providing global technical expertise in the engineering sciences related to Process Engineering and secondary/tertiary loop disciplines.  This includes knowledge and stewardship of the following: First Principles, unit operations, Equipment Flow Diagrams, Capability Calculations, Material & Energy Balances, Facilities (fitness for use), Root Cause applications, Equipment and Unit Operation Changes/Improvements including new technologies, Scale-ups, Periodic Reviews, Process Safety, Maintenance/Reliability, etc.  This function has a global presence.  This team provides engineering support to global manufacturing sites for the customer network, Global Facilities Delivery (GFD), development sites, as well as external manufacturing organizations and alliances.

The Sr. Director position has overall responsibility for the supervision, performance, and development of ETC employees, the quality of the results, cGMP compliance and productivity improvement, discipline leadership and overall customer service.  The ETC Sr. Director oversees the area’s workload, customer communications, coordination with 3rd party technical support, technical issue resolution, and regulatory compliance.  The ETC Sr. Director directly supervises several group leaders and individual professionals.

Key Objectives/Deliverables

  • Run the Business – Lead the Performance Management process by overseeing development of employee PM plans; conduct interim and final reviews; Coach, develop, and provide feedback to members of the team; Demonstrate and encourage strong leadership behaviors; Support diversity in recruiting and development of team members; Lead recognition, merit pay, and promotion decisions; Lead talent assessment and succession planning activities; Encourage shared learning within and outside the department; Lead short and long-term business planning activities (objectives, budget, capital) to meet customer needs now and in the future.
  • Safety and Compliance – Ensure personal and team compliance with all applicable regulatory and corporate policy requirements; ensure appropriate safety practices and procedures are in place and are followed to prevent injuries; ensure the ETC meets current Quality expectations and is a part of actively monitoring evolving Quality and other regulatory expectations related to engineering.
  • Customer Service – Plan and manage overall workload and resources to meet customer requirements; Maintain close partnership with key manufacturing customers and GFD to ensure appropriate application of ETC expertise; Actively participate on cross-functional management teams to ensure alignment and effective running of the business; Assist plants in obtaining resources in related disciplines when capacity is not available on the team.
  • Productivity – Identify and where appropriate, sponsor productivity improvement products (local and customer based LEAN efforts included).
  • Manage Disciplines/Technical Excellence – Provide personal and systemic oversight of technical activities within the group and related engineering disciplines; Ensure ETC function is reliably delivering technically sound work products; Monitor progress of new technology initiatives; Ensure staff stays current in the latest developments for the pharmaceutical industry; Effectively encourage impactful knowledge sharing and education, including the development and application of new technology, Best Practices and Technical Reports.
  • Provide Strategic Plan and Business Plan implementation and oversight by managing the ETC budget and headcount appropriately and participating in manufacturing network initiatives and evaluations as needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS Engineering or related science field
  • Minimum 7 years experience in process engineering or related areas (including manufacturing, plant engineering, TSMS, maintenance/reliability)
  • Minimum 2 years management experience (Associate Director or Sr. Director level)
  • Minimum 2 years experience in cGMP regulated environment, particularly in process engineering.

Additional Skills/ Preferences

  • Effective people and team leadership
  • Outstanding communication (written and oral) skills
  • Demonstrated learning agility
  • Experience with Lean and/or Six Sigma

Additional Information

  • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time, US and international. 
  • Will require occasional work in a variety of manufacturing environments; some safety equipment and/or gowning may be 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. 

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. 

Company info
Location
893 S Delaware St
Indianapolis
Indiana
46285
United States

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