Site logo
Job Type:


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.

The Global Packaging group is responsible for providing engineering and technical support for Lilly commercial packaging operations worldwide. The group is also responsible for integration with the development organization as it relates to the delivery of packaging for new molecules and line extensions.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

The Engineer is responsible for providing engineering and technical support for processes, materials, systems, and equipment associated with packaging. In addition, providing technical expertise to drive improvements in quality and efficiency globally.

  • Analysis of operations, workflows, and packaging process to provide solutions to maximize efficiency and reduce waste.
  • Assist Packaging sites with developing and implementing process improvements and technology upgrades that help with minimizing costs and production issues.
  • Assist with building process flow models to predict bottlenecks and resources needed for projects or for Sites
  • Major Capital Support – Provide support to Global Facilities Delivery for both conceptual and detailed design and testing on Major capital projects.
    • Approve the design of packaging equipment based on the user requirements
    • Develop the Verification strategy based on the design and failure model analysis of the equipment
    • Perform engineering analysis and prepare reports to define the optimal operating ranges for equipment parameters
    • Provide technical support for troubleshooting during the commissioning and qualification phase.
    • Perform commissioning and qualification testing on the equipment.
    • Provide technical support for integration of the line with site automation systems and serialization equipment
  • Knowledge sharing – Serve as a key resource to support Contract Manufacturing site packaging engineering groups, domestic and global and gain support for ideas or positions on difficult issues.
  • Prepares presentations and technical reports.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical area
  • Minimum 5+ years of engineering experience in plant, process, project delivery, maintenance or related fields supporting packaging operations

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Experience with packaging equipment, specifications, qualification/validation process, product/package stability, and packaging components
  • Experience with vendor management
  • Establish key relationships with Sites.
  • Problem Solving skills – Anticipates and resolves complex problems.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction
  • Ability to work across boundaries (functional, geographic, external company, etc).
  • Thorough technical understanding of the quality systems and regulatory requirements,
  • Familiarity with technology advances in packaging
  • Project management experience

Additional Information:

  • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time, US and international.
  • Will require occasional work in a variety of manufacturing environments; some safety equipment and/or gowning may be required.
  • Business title may vary depending on level.
  • This is not a remote position.

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.


Print Job Listing
We use cookies to improve your experience on this website. By browsing this website, you agree to this use of cookies.

Job Quick Search