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Associate Director - Central Inspection Operations

Company: Eli Lilly
Location: Fairland
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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 35,000 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. The Associate Director in Indy Parenteral Central Inspection Operations is responsible for overseeing the day to day activities of their operational area as well as planning for the 3 6 months horizon. They are expected to lead by example and provide coaching to others in the areas of safety, quality, sterility assurance, and continuous improvement. The Manager is also responsible for leading their respective process team per Manufacturing Standard for Operational Excellence (MSOE) 602. Responsibility:

  • Associate Directors are responsible for a work force of approximately 40 to 70 individuals on various shifts.
  • The Associate Director has various members of supervision and, in some cases, has contractors reporting directly to them. Their responsibilities include the training and development of their reports and area supervisors through the PM process, as well as education of operators on the technical aspects of product manufacturing / inspection.
  • Ensure consistency of operations across shift through active engagement on the shop floor and through Practice vs. Procedure.
  • Provide leadership and develop objectives to deliver Business Plan as it relates to production, financial, safety, quality, stewardship, and people.
  • Maintain metrics to measure performance against business objectives and make necessary changes to improve performance.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of strategies associated with the area and will sponsor and support C4I, OSSCE, CAPA/RCA, FMEA, and Lean 6 Sigma utilization or implementation within the area.
  • The Associate Director functions as a primary contact for other areas such as Planning, HR, TS/MS, Quality Assurance, Engineering and Environmental / Safety issues.
  • This role has direct interaction with Regulatory Agencies during site inspections.
  • Responsible for leading Operations Process team, a cross functional group charged with inspecting medicine, continuous improvement, and site support.
  • Understand and influence the manufacturing control strategy for their area.
  • Represent their process team on the plant flow team.Basic Requirements:
    • Bachelor's (or other 4 year degree) in STEM discipline (Engineering preferred)
    • 5 years of experienceAdditional Skills/Preferences:
      • Previous experience in inspection (manual, automatic and semi-automatic) operations is desired.
      • Bachelors degree in: Pharmacy, Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, or similar.
      • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification.
      • Previous demonstration of strong leadership skills.
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Understanding of Statistical Process Control and 6 Sigma concepts.
      • Previous experience in supervision of personnel is required.
      • Solid understanding of quality and corporate policies.
      • Solid understanding of the importance of and basic requirements of Regulatory agencies such as FDA, EMEA, OSHA and EPA.
      • Comprehension of MSOEs.
      • Demonstrated solid judgment and initiative.
      • Enthusiastic, positive attitude and flexible.
      • Previous experience in Parenteral operations (practical operational knowledge).
      • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely, and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals.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. As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law). #WeAreLillyRequired
        Job Industries
        • Warehouse & Production

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