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Process Engineer - Indy Device Manufacturing Asset Delivery

Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
Start date
May 19, 2024

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Administration, Finance, Engineering
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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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.

Indianapolis Device Manufacturing (IDM) - Asset Deliver Process Engineering provide the technical leadership in developing, designing, constructing, and delivering/upgrading automated device assembly and packaging lines for IDM globally to both Lilly sites and Contract Manufacturers (CMO).


IDM Asset Delivery Process engineers coordinate the technical aspects of developing, designing, constructing, and delivering automated device assembly and packaging lines for IDM globally to both Lilly sites and Contract Manufacturers in support of new product launches, capacity expansions, and line extensions. In doing this, they function as the Technical Lead for the project. In addition, when primary support teams for the global installed base (CMO and Lilly sites) require assistance, these engineers provide assistance or leadership in returning lines to service or optimizing lines. These engineers also develop and implement best practices for design and startup of device assembly lines and deploy systems to collect and use process data.

  • Lead the technical assessment of OEM technical proposals and make recommendations as to OEM suitability

  • Lead the generation rationalization of user requirements for each project

  • Lead the definition and mitigation of technical and patient risks, including use of FMEA

  • Assure each design includes maximum appropriate re-use of technology from prior projects

  • Lead the OEM's design process, assuring questions are resolved and barriers to progress are removed

  • Lead detailed design reviews to assure the design meets requirements and local/corporate standards

  • Lead characterization of unit operations and setting operating conditions by defining an Engineering Studies Plan, developing detailed studies and completing them

  • Assure testing is appropriately developed and is in accordance with the risk level of the item being tested

  • Document research and investigations as technical reports

  • Find and document opportunities to optimize line performance, using the capital to generate more value

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred (Engineering, Mechanical, Chemical, or Biomedical Eng preferred)

  • Experience dealing with design, startup, and/or operation of high-speed mechanical assembly lines

  • Minimum 2 years engineering experience, preferably in manufacturing

  • Experience in capital project delivery

Additional Skills:

  • Demonstrated high degree of ownership / accountability

  • Strong communication, teamwork, and networking skills

  • Mechanical proficiency

  • Solid technical writing skills

  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proven problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Experience with Medical Device assembly

  • Experience with engineering in a regulated pharmaceutical environment/cGMPs/Commissioning and Qualification

  • Experience programming control systems for high-speed assembly lines

  • Ability to lead and influence across organizational and company boundaries; ability to form relationships with others not in your organization

  • Experience with DOE, GR&R, Statistical methods as applied to engineering studies and reports

  • Experience in large capital project delivery and management of sub-projects within a larger project

  • Expertise in automation networks, vision systems for part inspection, debugging of assembly lines

  • Expertise in process data historian configuration and/or use

Additional Information:

  • Ability to travel 25% on average, with peaks over 50% for a few months at a time.

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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