Design Lead Engineer – Capital Projects @ Eli Lilly

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Job Description:


  • Delivering changes to current manufacturing processes to improve the quality, cost, or throughput capabilities of IAPI, and/or
  •  Leading commercialization efforts to integrate new large molecule insulin products or product variants to IAPI production, and/or
  •  Delivering site infrastructure projects that enable the IAPI site to achieve business plan targets.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Provide Design Lead oversight as needed, including:
  • Establish user requirements and qualification plans to ensure that the equipment/system is appropriate for the intended purpose.
  • Establish conceptual, basic, and detailed designs for capital projects. Perform reviews of contracted designs for technical accuracy.
  • Feed process knowledge into the process design, utilizing tools such as modelling, historian data, technical reports, and industry literature.
  • Provide Owner/User Representation as needed to ensure IAPI Operations or other Owner/Users are appropriately represented in all design, construction and verification activities. May include approvals on behalf of Operations or other Owner/User groups for project documentation, etc.
  • Provide Operational Readiness as needed to ensure all site-driven operational readiness deliverables have been identified and performed to meet IAPI business schedule needs. Responsible for ensuring site performs all required activities post-construction to ensure asset is available for use per IAPI production timelines. This may include ensuring SOP/training readiness, organizational readiness, regulatory readiness, SAP preparedness, verification and validation planning and support, etc.
  • Provide Project Leadership including:
  • Collaborate with internal and external customers to manage integration of assigned projects with other site and network projects
  • Provide regular communication to all levels of the organization via formal functional lead / steering teams and other ad hoc mechanisms.
  • Develop and manage overall project timelines as well as progress metrics
  • Lead cross-functional groups that enables the projects to move from inception to implementation.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • 5 + years of industry experience

Experience Level: Senior
Work From: Onsite

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