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Manager - Warehouse Operations

Employer
Eli Lilly and Company
Location
Branchburg, New Jersey
Start date
May 11, 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.

 

Company 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 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

Position Overview:

The Manager - Warehouse reports to the Associate Director-Warehouse and is responsible for technical support for activities within Lilly Branchburg Manufacturing Warehouse Group.

As a member of the Warehouse team the candidate will be required to perform a wide variety of support activities and functions while supporting a GMP manufacturing facility.

This role will be responsible for assuring compliance with Lilly's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) along with all applicable worldwide regulations and guidelines (e.g. FDA).

Responsibilities:

  • Supports day to day execution of warehousing activities, ensuring compliance with applicable corporate policies and procedures, regulatory requirements and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Provides technical support and leadership of GMP investigations and changes associated with warehouse operating area.
  • Assures that the area is ready at all times for a regulatory inspection, including that documentation complies with standards and that opportunities related to housekeeping and facility fit and finish are identified, reported, and corrected. 
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives from concept to completion.
  • Trained Lead Investigator tasked with completing deviations owned by the Material Management Process Team.
  • Develops and revise procedures as required and participate in efforts to assure that practice matches procedure.
  • Complies with the safety goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Ensures and maintains orderly flow of materials from warehouse to offsite locations and/or to other Lilly sites.
  • Works in collaboration with Global Logistics and Import/Export Compliance teams to coordinate specialized shipments. 
  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on imports, exports, DOT and IATA for transportation of dangerous goods.  This includes instructional support to staff for intercompany movements in SAP.
  • Prepares international shipments with export documentation and tracks all inbound international deliveries
  • Works with Operations Planning team to ensure visibility of shipping schedule to Warehouse group.
  • Responsible for identifying Warehouse & Logistics challenges and opportunities, leading projects to eliminate non-value-added waste and drive improved performance.
  • Generates and prepares data in support of audits of internal SOX controls and external financial auditors (e.g. Cycle Counting).
  • Interacts with Operations Planning, Procurement, Quality, Finance and other departments related to inventory control and order processing.
  • Provides SAP training to other warehouse team members on an as needed basis.
  • Acts as a backup to lead warehouse operations in Warehouse Supervisor's absence.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Supply Chain, Operations Management, Engineering or Business) 
  • 5+ years’ experience required with strong understanding of shipping and receiving, inventory management and dispensing of materials in a GMP regulated environment (pharma industry preferred)
  • ERP experience required; SAP strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with the coordination and management of international shipments
  • Incumbent must possess strong technical/analytical skills and good business sense
  • Strong teamwork orientation required
  • A self-starter who possesses intellectual curiosity, proven track record to deep dive, root cause, and drive business improvements.
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and effectively prioritize projects and tasks
  • Strong PC skills (MS Office Suite, especially Excel)
  • APICS/CPIM knowledge/certification preferred

 

Other Information: 

  • Travel not required.
  • Lifting not required.
  • This is an onsite position to help facilitate the requirements of the role.

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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Indianapolis
Indiana
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United States

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