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Company: Eli Lilly and Company

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 an Associate Dir., Automation Engineering to establish and maintain systems to ensure the reliable operation, maintenance, an qualified status of automation systems and process equipment. Ensure that systems and equipment are in control, compliant, and capable of meeting plant production needs. Support and peer review root cause analysis around equipment and operational events. Establish control systems to monitor, trend, and verify equipment performance and downtime. Identify and optimize unit operation cycle time, yield performance, loop tuning, and recipes. Manage a team of automation engineers providing Front Line automation engineering support. Serve as subject matter expert in one or more disciplines and provide technical and leadership guidance to engineer team, while also understanding the business impact and drivers outside of the business area. #LI-DNI

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field and 3 years of pro-industrial experience including 3 years of experience in cGMP environment. Experience must include a minimum of: 3 years of experience in data analytics tools to monitor manufacturing processes, reduce cost, and meet data integrity compliance requirements; 3 years of experience with development and technical analysis of large-scale initiatives (secondary loop projects) including productivity improvements, new product introduction, capacity development, data analysis, data integrity, GMP remediation, and safety and environmental risk mitigation; 3 years of experience with lifecycle management of automation assets, reliability of automation assets, and continuous improvement automation systems to ensure operational automation control systems are appropriate and implemented; and 2 years of experience with investigation, root cause analysis, CAPA implementation, and change management. 5% domestic and international travel required. #LI-DNI

Job location: Branchburg, NJ. To apply, please visit and enter job requisition number R-65727 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.


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