Overview

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.

Company Overview:

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.

Organization Overview:

Lilly is designing and building a new state of the art Parenteral, Device, and Packaging Assembly Facility in Concord, North Carolina. This is an exciting opportunity to help build a state-of-the-art facility and Quality System from the ground up. The Quality Control Laboratory assures patients worldwide receive safe and efficacious drug and drug/device combination products through effective execution of product testing.

Position Description:

The QC Expert Environmental Monitoring Technician will provide support for Parenteral Operations by performing environmental monitoring of the classified manufacturing areas and by performing utility sampling and analysis within the Parenteral Operations and QC Laboratory buildings. The QC Expert Environmental Monitoring Technician will assist the QC Environmental Monitoring management with training QC Environmental Monitoring Technicians and providing support in the manufacturing areas during routine environmental monitoring and utility sampling.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Adhere to and promote compliance with all cGMP procedures, Quality Systems, and Good Documentation Practices.
  • Provide support for Parenteral Operations activities by performing environmental monitoring of classified manufacturing areas.
  • Provide support for manufacturing and laboratory activities by performing utility sampling and analysis within the Parenteral Operations and QC Laboratory buildings.
  • Assist with technical training and mentoring of QC Environmental Monitoring Technicians through formal process/program.
  • Participate in department/company continuous improvement projects and initiatives.
  • Assist with authoring Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instruction documentation.
  • Adhere to and promote compliance of all safety standards.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education
    • High School Diploma or equivalent, Associate Degree is preferred.
  • Experience
    • 3+ years of demonstrated relevant experience in performing Environmental Monitoring in a GMP Pharmaceutical Manufacturing facility, preferably associated with aseptic production.
    • Demonstrated ability in performing environmental monitoring techniques including, but not limited to viable surface monitoring, viable and non-viable air monitoring, compressed air monitoring, and water (potable, purified water, water for injection, clean steam) collection and analysis.
    • Previous experience with Laboratory IT systems such as LIMs, LES, and MODA.

Additional Preferences:

  • Experience with cGMP requirements and regulatory compliance associated with a cGMP Manufacturing facility.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to train/mentor QC Environmental Monitoring Technicians.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills for communicating to colleagues, management, and other departments.
  • Ability to work in a lab environment including wearing appropriate PPE and other safety related equipment or considerations.
  • Ability to gown into facility dedicated cleanroom attire, as required to perform job responsibilities.

Other Information:

  • The role will be phased from a project support role to a routine support role as the development facility and processes progress.
  • During the project phase the working schedule will vary (typically M-F 8 hours). In operation, must have ability to work 12-hour night shift (2-2-3 structure).
  • Travel will be required during the project phase for training and implementation of the Environmental Monitoring Program for the Concord site.
  • Tasks may require repetitive motion and standing or walking for long periods of time.
  • Tasks may require lifting of up to 30 pounds and may require the ability to pass, push, and pull to execute specific aspects of the job role.

The 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.

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