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Sr. Principal Engineer

Eli Lilly and Company
Branchburg, New Jersey
Start date
May 25, 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.

Eli Lilly and Company seeks a Sr. Principal Engineer to lead and implement site-wide engineering initiatives and projects. Effectively own and efficiently implement new systems, system upgrades, and system modifications. Lead roll out of engineering initiatives including Commissioning and Qualification program, asset qualification monitoring program, data integrity enhancements, predictive maintenance, data analysis, new analytical tools, and digital plant initiatives. Solve complex issues utilizing root case analysis tools and facilitate risk assessment exercise. Manage project schedule, budget, and overall metrics. #LI-DNI

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related engineering field, followed by 5 years of progressively responsible experience with engineering, maintenance, commissioning, qualification, and validation. Experience must include a minimum of: 5 years of experience with process equipment, utility systems, GxP Facilities, and leading projects including managing contractors; 5 years of experience with developing user and functional requirement specifications, change control management, and risk assessments; 5 years of experience developing process data analytics tools and Standard Operating Procedures; and 5 years of experience with cGMP regulations and practices, CMMS, CSV, EM, HMI, OSI PI, PLC, and SIP. Up to 5% domestic and international travel required. #LI-DNI

Job location: Branchburg, NJ. To apply, please visit and enter job requisition number R-65734 when prompted. Alternatively, please send your resume, cover letter, and a copy of the ad to: Beth L. Berry, Lilly Corporate Center, Indianapolis, IN 46285.

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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