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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.

Lead Warehouse Specialist – Night

Organization Overview:

The Warehouse Specialist will join the WH operations team and support system level detailed design, creation of standard operating processes, material handling and automated storage equipment commissioning (ASRS/AGV) and qualification activities, commercial product validation and ultimately be responsible for the physical handling of material through the receiving processes, storage, campus wide material movement, and product shipment. In addition to providing operational support, the Warehouse Specialist will also provide technical and operational leadership in operations.


  • Support site start-up and provide subject matter expertise in warehouse operations.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE corporate and site goals
  • Provide coaching and direction for employees in areas of responsibility.
  • Assigns daily and weekly work schedules to departmental employees.
  • Unloading / loading of material at docks, receiving of material, interfacing with the automated material storage and retrieval system, preparation of materials for shipment, transacting within with electronic warehouse management system, supporting cycle counting efforts.
  • Follow all safety requirements and procedures and routinely inspects area for health and safety issues. Assist with implementation of counter measures from safety incident investigations. Work with Leader and safety representatives to implement safety projects.
  • Follow all GMP, and other regulatory requirements. Participate in quality initiatives and audits. Provides leadership for compliance to FDA, OSHA, EPA regulations.
  • Identifies and implements performance improvements
  • Drives accountability for results
  • Actively supports training efforts in the area.
  • Create, follow, and execute policies and procedures impacting warehouse activities.
  • Understanding and use of the transportation management system.

Basic Requirements:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree a plus
  • Ability to pick-up / move 50-pound containers
  • Minimum 3+ years of Previous warehouse/logistics experience in a GMP environment
  • Completion of Post Offer Exam or Completion of Work Simulation if applicable.
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Preferences:

  • SAP/EWM experience a plus
  • DOT / IATA certification a plus
  • Comfortable with interfacing with automated systems
  • Previous demonstration leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Solid understanding of quality and corporate policies
  • Solid understanding of the importance of and basic requirements of regulatory agencies such as the FDA, OSHA, and EPA
  • Demonstrate solid judgement and initiative
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Certified to operate all types of powered industrial trucks

Additional Information:

  • Flexible and willing to work overtime

This job specification is intended to provide a general overview of the job requirements at the time it was prepared. The job requirements of any position may change over time and may include additional responsibilities not specifically described in the job specification. As always, you should consult with your supervisor regarding your actual job responsibilities and any related duties that may be required for the 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.


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