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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.

Learning & Development Associate/Manager – Lebanon Manufacturing

(Lebanon API or Lebanon Advanced Therapies)

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Lilly is constructing two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities located in Lebanon, Indiana, offering exceptional employment opportunities for those looking to make a difference in their careers and the lives of others. Lebanon API (LP1) is an advanced manufacturing facility for the production of medicines. This facility is intended to provide the active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for current and future products, including new modalities. Lebanon Advanced Therapies (LP2) will produce gene therapy products for clinical and commercial supply of unmet patient needs using an end-to-end manufacturing process. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of one of these Lebanon Mfg teams for the startup of these greenfield manufacturing sites. The successful candidate will support either Lebanon API or Lebanon Advanced Therapies by being part of the Learning and Development (L&D) design, commission and start up the facility. This is an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

Position Brand Description:

In this position, you will be responsible for the creation, coordination, and implementation of learning solutions across the site, including administration of curricula. The Associate/Manager will partner with the business to ensure curricula adequately reflects job responsibilities and compliance-based activities. The Associate/Manager is responsible for training projects identified as fulfilling the learning capability and competency gaps in the assigned business area/function. Additionally, you will be responsible for activities required to maintain the overall state of compliance of the learning and development program.

The Associate/Manager-L&D monitors process, progress, results, and designs feedback loops into their work against measured goals. The Associate/Manager should anticipate and adjust for problems and roadblocks, interface with learning service suppliers/contractors, and integrate new business processes where necessary for success. The Associate/Manager provides support to ensure personnel are qualified and capable, which includes personnel fulfilling compliance requirements and continually increasing their contribution to the business.

This position will support either Lebanon API or the Lebanon Advanced Therapies site in Lebanon, IN.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

L&D Portfolio Management

  • Identify, analyze, and determine learning solutions
  • Define requirements for personnel qualification in assigned business area/function; ensure implementation and ongoing maintenance
  • Create, revise, and implement training and related documents, ensuring all documents are well written and executable
  • Evaluate effectiveness of learning interventions
  • Collaborate/participate in Network/Functional initiatives
  • Partner with the business in the creation and management of training materials
  • Create initial project charters with defined scope documents and statements of work
  • Participate on project teams; lead assigned projects
  • Monitor and communicate deliverable status to key business partners
  • Anticipate and resolve project/program issues, escalating as appropriate
  • Oversee the portfolio of projects to ensure the on-time, on-budget creation of deliverables that meet quality standards, follow instructional design principles, are approved by appropriate personnel, and meet the needs of the business
  • Drive quality standards through review of project documents, design, deliverables, final learning content and evaluation data
  • Stay abreast of the breadth of learning solutions to guide business partners to the most effective learning methods, solutions and outcomes
  • Benchmark within Learning and Development organizations in other Lilly sites, seeking sharing and replication opportunities
  • Conduct usability testing as required

Client Management

  • Actively participate in area/function project and process teams
  • Analyze/understand the assigned business area/function, including business goals, job titles and descriptions, key duties, and responsibilities
  • Monitor client satisfaction of learning program implementation
  • Consult across the assigned business area/function to ensure training plans align with business plan, strategic direction, and compliance and ethics

Curriculum Architecture and Assignment

  • Identify target audience for specific learning intervention
  • Create and maintain duty-aligned curricula with business partners and support curricula owners in the business
  • Ensure accuracy and appropriateness of target audience definitions for courses owned by assigned business area/function in the Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Troubleshoot curriculum architecture and assignment and resolve issues
  • Implement centrally-developed process improvements

Instructor Delivery (if internal)

  • Ensure internal instructor/facilitator qualification process is executed

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (such as, but not limited to Human Resources, Training, Education, Operations, Science, or Engineering) OR HS diploma with 5 years of L&D experience working in a highly regulated environment, such as manufacturing
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Learning & Development, SOP business processes or Leadership Development experience

Additional Preferences:

  • Experience in developing SOPs and training materials for a greenfield site
  • Ability to simultaneously contribute to multiple projects (multi-task) in a fast-paced, highly regulated environment to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in learning and development consultation
  • Knowledge of regulations pertaining to training and development in a GMP environment
  • Experience using Success Factors or other Learning Management Systems

Other Information:

  • Monday thru Friday, 8-hour days on site is required. Work outside of standard hours may be required.

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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