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Lilly Quality Assurance-External Manufacturing and Supply in Indianapolis, Indiana

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 39,000 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.

External Manufacturing and Supply - Americas (EMSA) Quality Assurance assures patients worldwide of safe and efficacious drug products, through effective quality oversight of North, Central and South American contract manufacturers and alliance partners. This oversight covers the process steps of selection, pre-validation/validation, ongoing operations and termination. EMSA Quality Assurance is committed to creating partnerships that facilitate open communication and maintaining effective relationships with our alliance partners, contract manufacturers, and internal business customers.

The QA Representative for Batch Release is responsible for final disposition of manufactured and packaged drug product batches. This role ensures that all batches meet specifications, are manufactured/packaged in accordance with validated processes and are compliant with cGMP requirements and regulatory requirements.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Complete batch record and media fill reviews, reporting any issues

  • Determine final disposition of batches by reviewing all required documentation including but not limited to change controls and deviations

  • Originate and investigate deviations associated with batch records

  • Work with Lilly support groups to resolve product related issues

  • Participate in the creation and revision of standard operating procedures, Master Batch Records and Master Packaging Orders

  • Create Certificates of Analysis or other similar documentation for internal and external customers

  • Review and approve documentation that supports manufacturing (e.g., deviations, changes, procedures, protocols), as applicable.

  • Assist in the establishment and revisions of Quality Agreements with affiliates and customers.

  • Provide support to ensure on time completion of Annual Product Reviews

  • Provide support to launch new products/ packages/ CMs

  • Participate on Joint Process Teams

  • Maintain material management (e.g. check all API restrictions in SAP and apply those restrictions to finished product)

  • Provide support for Notification to Management data gathering

  • Provide input for metrics reports to management

  • Complete process/productivity improvements and compliance projects as assigned

  • Complete other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a science related field such as Engineering, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biological Sciences or related Life Sciences

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Technical understanding of cGMPs and the Global Quality Standards

  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills exhibited across functional areas

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, and influence diverse groups

  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills

  • Previous pharmaceutical manufacturing or quality experience

Additional Preferences:

  • Proven ability to work independently or as part of a Team to problem solve

  • Experience with Lilly electronic systems (SAP, Trackwise, Regulus)

  • Previous experience with batch disposition

Additional Information:

  • Shift is days, but flexibility on occasion to work overtime may be requested.

  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed term position up to a maximum of 4 years.

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.

At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!