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Process Calibration Technician

Eli Lilly and Company
Lebanon, Indiana
Start date
Jun 17, 2024

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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.

Job Description

Process Technician 

Engineering – Maintenance – B1-B3

Maintenance Process (Calibration) Tech – Engineering

Lilly is currently constructing a cutting-edge facility for the manufacture of new modalities including Gene Therapy. At Lebanon, Indiana, this facility will be Lilly’s most technically advanced manufacturing site focused on the delivery of the next wave of innovative products at Lilly. It will include next-generation manufacturing technologies and advanced data collection and analysis platforms that will deliver improvements in safety and quality, and process performance.

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the team for the startup of a Lebanon manufacturing site, and the successful candidate will participate in the maintenance and equipment calibration for the start-up the facility responsible for both clinical and commercial supply. We are seeking a Maintenance Process Technician at the Advance Therapy Manufacturing Site in Lebanon, IN.

The Process Tech is a key role responsible for the oversight of all maintenance activities in Advance Therapy Manufacturing Site to maintain assets in compliance with cGMP and to ensure equipment is available, maintained, and repaired to the applicable standards. The technician will be, at a minimum, responsible for the following:

  • Servicing, Troubleshooting, and maintaining instrumentation in LP2 that includes systems such as: high purity water, compressed air, steam, chilled water, glycol, city water.
  • Engage in site calibration program.
  • Displaying good documentation practices
  • Installation and maintaining of new and used equipment.

Key Responsibilities

Pre-Startup and Startup Phase:

  • Support a safety-first, quality always maintenance team.
  • Ability to respond quickly and proactively to changing priorities within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Cross functionally collaboration with Global Facility Delivery (GFD) to support project delivery.
  • Follow maintenance procedures such as Tagout (LOTO), Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), and Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) work plans.
  • Review data loading into CMMS and managing workflow for data changes.
  • Support C&Q activities, including but not limited to, initial calibrations, shakedowns, initial/operational verification, and/or equipment qualification.
  • Use the Workday system for time entry and personal information.
  • Fully use Performance Management (PM) To manage objectives and development that align with the organizational and corporate priorities.
  • Perform initial calibrations of instruments.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance and calibration on Process Instrumentation, Temperature, Pressure, Flow and Automatic Control Valves
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose Process Instrumentation Equipment problems and make appropriate repairs to minimize downtime.
  • Perform Modifications and new installations of Process instrumentation.
  • Ability to read P & ID drawings and schematics.
  • Highly attention to details especially in GMP documentation.

Post Startup:

  • Support site instrumentation and system change controls, including but not limited, capital projects, site process improvements, C&Q activities, calibrations, shakedowns, initial/operational verification, and/or equipment qualification.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on Process Instrumentation, Temperature, Pressure, Flow and Automatic Control Valves
  • Ensure ongoing continuous maintenance system improvements.
  • Support communications between Operation shifts, Maintenance, Engineering, Automation, and site customers to keep them informed of any issues that could affect them.
  • Identify and implement “Human Error Prevention” opportunities.
  • Use basic GMARS functionality daily.
  • Use of GMARS closing notes using work order codes daily
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office tools.

People Management:

  • Ensure the company values, standards, and polices are communicated to and modelled within the team.
  • Ensure on-going learning and team reflection.
  • Identify and implement changes to work practices in conjunction with appropriate team members.
  • Support direct reports in safety practices.

Basic Qualifications

  • Education:  High School Diploma (preferred associate degree in Electronics)
  • Experience: Minimum of two years of maintenance experience

    Shift Hours

    • This position is Monday-Friday. Future shift to be discussed.
    • Must be available to provide off hour support and overtime will be required at times.

    Additional Skills/Preferences

    • Prefer 480V electric and willing to learn instrumentation.
    • Familiar with maintenance CMMS
    • Manufacturing experience  
    • Supports a flexible 24/7 schedule.
    • Willing to support off-hour emergencies when necessary.
    • Knowledgeable of pharmaceutical operations and processes or other GMP
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license
    • Physical requirements
      • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
      • Awkward positions, cramped quarters, ladders, scaffoldings, and lifts will be required at times.
      • Position may be required to work summer and winter periods.
      • Overtime may be required pending work demands.
      • Temperature Conditions

    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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