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Mechanic - Maintenance

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. Organization Overview:For 140 years, Lilly has manufactured medicines that improve people's lives around the world. We produce our medicines using some of the most sophisticated manufacturing technologies and rigorous quality standards. Lilly Manufacturing strives for excellence in its process, standards, procedures and behaviors to develop medicines with safety first and quality always. Position Overview:As a Mechanic, you will provide general maintenance support for the IAPI site, focused on equipment uptime and reliability. You will work closely with Production, Engineering, Quality Control and various other groups to troubleshoot, maintain and perform Corrective and Preventative maintenance on machinery and equipment used in our manufacturing operations, and provide project support on production and utility related equipment.Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Perform repairs and overhaul basic Equipment (e.g., gear boxes, pumps, blowers, fans, drives)
  • Perform repairs and overhaul complex equipment to include disassembly, setting tolerances, aligning, resetting timing, ( e.g., air compressors, vacuum pumps)
  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections/repairs and document additional repairs needed.
  • Maintain and perform preventive maintenance on shop and safety equipment (e.g., tools, machinery, and confined space equipment).
  • Troubleshoot root causes of machine problems (e.g., excessive vibration or temperature, bearing failures, abnormal noises, and poor performance).
  • Lubricate machinery and rolling stock throughout the plant, including removing and replacing machine guards (e.g., production equipment, fans, ventilation equipment, etc.)
  • Inspect/repair process fluid hoses (e.g., verify grounding, replace fittings, hydrotest).
  • Remove, make precision repairs, and reinstall equipment such as compressors, vacuum pumps, etc.
  • Inspect, test, and replace safety relief valves, control valves, actuators and other miscellaneous valves.
  • Clean and/or reclaim pipe fittings and valves.
  • Inspect and rebuild steam traps.
  • Set up equipment to design specifications (e.g., timing, leveling, alignment).
  • Operate precision alignment equipment (e.g., Roma-align, laser, etc.).
  • Operate rigging equipment (e.g., chain hoist, jib cranes, slings and chains) for equipment removal or installation (e.g., tanks, agitators, condensers, heat exchanges)
  • Provide accurate, complete, and legible Work Order documentation on both paper copy (when required) and in GMARS system.Basic Qualifications :
    • 2-5 years mechanical experience in a heavy industrial environment
    • High School diploma/GEDAdditional Skills/Preferences :
      • Associates Degree or Technical Certificate in a mechanical discipline, or equivalent experience. Applicable military service training may be an acceptable alternative
      • Maintenance experience in a manufacturing production environment or relevant field preferred
      • Experience with a regulated industry; FDA regulated industries preferred
      • Must be able to speak, read and write English at a sufficient level to communicate technical and business information effectively
      • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in troubleshooting equipment failures
      • Ability to follow written procedures while performing maintenance activities
      • Good documentation practices and communication skills (both written and verbal)
      • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals
      • Familiar with set-up and operation of Maintenance Shop hand tools & equipment; machining and welding capability a plus.
      • Ability to read and interpret mechanical & electrical prints/schematics.
      • Must be able to effectively work in a team/collaborative environment.
      • Willingness to work outside of your craft, as required
      • Ability to perform quality work without close supervision
      • Proficiency in using a CMMS (e.g., Maximo) or other work order tracking system
      • Microsoft Applications Knowledge (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)Additional Information :
        • Open shift availability (Days, Nights, Weekends, 8 or 12 hr. rotating shift potential options)
        • Overtime may be required during shutdowns, emergency situations, or periods of heavy workloads.
        • This position may work in and around potentially dangerous and hazardous equipment, powders, liquids and gasses. Safety is paramount for this position.
        • Working safely is a condition of employment. Individual must be able to comply with all building gowning and SOP requirements.
        • US travel requirements are 5% or less.
        • Some allergens are present at some plant sites. Mobility requirements and exposure to allergens should be considered when applying for this position.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

Keywords: Eli Lilly, Indianapolis , Mechanic - Maintenance, Professions , Fairland, Indiana

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