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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.

Organization Overview:

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.

Are you looking for a career with purpose? Operators at the Indianapolis Device Assembly and Packaging site assemble and package life-saving medicines for people around the world!

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Lilly is dedicated to the safety of our employees. We require our employees to maintain a safe work environment, work safely, and adhere to site safety policies and procedures.
  • Setup and operations of automated, semi-automated or manual equipment in assembly, labeling, and packaging areas in accordance with operating procedures
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and current Good Manufacturing Practices to ensure quality of product
  • Follow a manufacturing batch record and ensure good documentation practices during all entries in batch records, logbooks, and forms
  • Attain and maintain qualification for operation of assigned process equipment and duties in the area
  • Learn and apply knowledge and skills to complete standard tasks in their area of responsibility


  • Upholding our commitment to employee safety by maintaining a secure work environment and adhering to safety protocols.
  • Operating automated, semi-automated, or manual equipment for assembly, labeling, and packaging, following operational guidelines.
  • Ensuring product quality by strictly adhering to standard operating procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Maintaining accurate documentation practices in batch records, logbooks, and forms throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Attaining and sustaining qualifications for equipment operation and related duties.

Basic Requirements:

  • High School diploma/GED
  • Completion of the required exams or simulations
  • Authorization to work in the United States without employment visa sponsorship.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Direct manufacturing experience with automatic, manual, or semi-automated equipment, following operational procedures.
  • Problem-solving abilities, technical skills, and a curious mindset.
  • Strong multitasking capabilities and effective teamwork skills.
  • Proficiency in verbal and written communication, along with excellent documentation skills.
  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices, attention to detail, basic math, and computer skills.

Additional Information:

  • Manufacturing operates on 12-hour shifts following a 3-2-2-3 schedule.
  • This role specifically caters to the night shift initially, with potential training on different schedules before transitioning to the permanent shift.
  • Some overtime might be required, and certain products handled could be allergens, necessitating an allergy test post-offer.
  • Safety equipment (safety glasses, shoes, gloves, etc.) is mandatory, and training will be provided for material handling equipment.
  • This position offers an opportunity to contribute to a meaningful cause while being part of a dynamic, safety-focused team.

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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