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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.

In Concord, North Carolina, Lilly is constructing a new and cutting-edge pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. This plant will be one of Lilly’s most technically advanced manufacturing sites and will include highly automated material flows and automated material storage and retrieval systems. The Supply Chain will be highly integrated, minimizing inventory holding, utilizing reusable/returnable containers and pallets in closed loop system design.

Position Description:
Reporting to the Director of Supply Chain, the Supply Chain and Logistics Project Manager will support the start-up of the supply chain and logistics areas during the completion of the plant construction, transitioning to new product launch, or special supply chain / logistics improvement projects over time.


  • Support and execute operational readiness activities for supply chain and logistics as assigned.
  • Deliver necessary information and data about the new/ongoing projects.
  • Execute change controls related to supply chain or logistics.
  • Facilitates problem-solving, shared learning and decision-making across functions.
  • Partners and leads cross functional teams to deliver project results.
  • Establishes and implement project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet team expectations.
  • Escalates technical and timeline issues appropriately.
  • Provides facilitation of meeting logistics, including scheduling, agendas, and minutes.
  • Coordinates communication with the project team impacted or supporting the project scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.
  • Identifies issues that may delay project deliverables and recommends risk mitigation strategies, contingencies, and actions, when appropriate.
  • May work closely with internal departments and/or outside vendors to ensure project completion.
  • Meet appropriate goals for SC / LOG improvements as defined by area Leadership
  • Drives accountability for results.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific field is preferable.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience required, preferably in a pharmaceutical environment.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Preferably APICS and/or other SC certification
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to communicate clearly with diverse interpersonal styles and able to develop credibility cross functionally.
  • Ability to influence others positively, negotiate effectively, and manage conflicts effectively.
  • Ability to lead and deliver in the volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment.
  • Project Management Expertise, PMP preferred.
  • Strong strategic and logical thinking skills.
  • Strong conceptual skills.
  • Business acumen.

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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