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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:

This position is a Project Management Position in Global Facilities Delivery (GFD). GFD is an internal Eli Lilly project management organization responsible for executing on a global project portfolio to meet business needs. 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.

The Global Facilities Delivery (GFD) Organization, part of Corporate Engineering and Continuous Improvement, delivers new and renovated capital assets around the world. Our mission is accomplished through a highly leveraged organization of design, construction, and qualification contract partners. Many of the assets delivered focus on medical innovation and delivering innovative solutions to patients. Some of the assets delivered will support an expansion in supply of existing medicines or making the supply chain more robust.


Lead and manage manufacturing capital projects consisting of both Lilly and Non-Lilly professionals to safely achieve project objectives from conceptual design through operational verification (cradle to grave cycle).

  • Project Delivery: Deliver projects by managing Project Scope, Schedule and Budget while identifying and mitigating Risks, with a high bar of Safety First and Quality Always.
  • Compliance: Lead with a disciplined, structured approach to project management based on compliance with Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Safety/Environment: Develop and maintain safety and environmental execution plans for projects. Ensure compliance to safety and environmental policies, procedures, and work rules for project personnel, contractors, and subcontractors from conceptual design through operational verification. Be an active member of the site safety team.
  • Interface/Communication: Develop and maintain effective communication with project team, governance teams, business partners and other stakeholders as the size of the project may dictate. Facilitate issue resolution, anticipate scope changes, and implement safely with quality, speed, and value.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science – Engineering
  • Minimum 5+ Years previous experience in capital project delivery in industrial or manufacturing facilities

Additional Preferences:

  • Project Size: Previous experience on projects or multiple projects > $5MM
  • Pharma manufacturing experience
  • Capital Project Management Experience in Pharma or Industrial manufacturing facilities, such as: Bulk API, sterile products, secondary packaging, Devices and to a lesser extent lab projects
  • Experience in the following areas: GMP manufacturing, LEAN, Automation, construction, construction quality, project controls, the engineering disciplines, safety, scheduling
  • The capacity to achieve results and influence through people is critical
  • Willingness to relocate and/or travel to locations outside of home state/country and have the demonstrated ability to work from long distances with little supervision
  • Must exhibit a good sense of judgment in decision making, without the need for management approval while at the same time keeping management informed and engaged on critical issues
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • Competency in a foreign language(s)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) or equivalent technical certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Experience in working and/or living outside the U.S
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Able to work well as part of a multi-discipline project team.
  • Proven track record of leading internal team members through influence without supervisory relationships.
  • Capable of leading contractor project teams.
  • Demonstrated willingness to embrace the concept of continuous improvement and be an agent for change.

Additional Information:

  • Travel – minimum 25% or full relocation to job site
  • This is a banded position and multiple levels of employee can be hired on this posting. Formal job titles are assigned to each level internally upon hire, which may differ from the posting tit

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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