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Sr. Associate - Computer System QA for GMP Data Integrity

Eli Lilly and Company
Lebanon, Indiana
Start date
May 19, 2024

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Quality, Quality Assurance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

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.

Organization Overview:

Lilly is currently constructing an advanced manufacturing facility for production of API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) molecules located in Lebanon, IN.  This facility is Lilly’s largest investment in manufacturing capacity and is intended to provide APIs for current and future products, including new modalities.  This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the startup team for a greenfield manufacturing site, and the successful candidate will help to build the processes and facility to enable a successful startup into GMP manufacturing operations.

The Computer Systems/Data Integrity Quality Assurance role is responsible for oversite of computer system validation at the Eli Lilly Lebanon API Manufacturing facility. In addition, this role is also responsible for the definition, implementation, and maintenance of data integrity controls in GMP regulated computer systems.  This includes working with Automation, QC labs, and Tech@Lilly persons to develop validation strategies for the approach to computer system validation in compliance with corporate standards; consultation and interpretation on applying and right-sizing validation requirements; maintaining corporate and site computer systems standards and practices; participating in internal and external Regulatory agency inspections; conducting evaluations of internal or supplier quality practices; maintenance of inspectional readiness; and external benchmarking of computer system validation practices. Finally, this position will leverage an understanding of GMP data flows (electronic and paper), the application of data management/integrity principles in the site’s processes, and validation/maintenance requirements to support regulatory compliance, consistency, and sustainment.


Deliver on CSV processes and Data Integrity Sustainability

  • Establish and maintain CSQ support and DI sustainability processes.

  • Drive appropriate consistency in CSQ and DI controls.

Deliver Projects and Programs

  • Understand and maximize business value of Data integrity controls in computer systems.

  • Understand customer, company, and Quality priorities, and support implementation goals.

  • Provide consulting and right-sizing of DI activities for GMP computer systems based on risk and value.

  • Provide linkages to partner organizations with CSV and DI including Automation, Site C&Q, BQA, and other CSQA persons.

Grow Capabilities and Knowledge

  • Mentor others in DI and CSV-related roles

  • Grow capabilities of those performing DI CSV activities

Maintain Inspection Readiness

  • Provide consulting and interpretation on Corporate Computer Systems/Data Integrity standards and practices as implemented at the LP1 facility.

  • Provide cross-functional technical leadership in the event of serious quality-related issues with computer systems or data integrity.

  • Monitor current state of inspection-readiness.

  • Escalate issues appropriately.

Streamline and Continuously Improve

  • Promote common process and best practice across functions.

  • Identify systemic issues and trends across functions and drive improvement activity.

  • Understand the external environment/best practices and bring external learning back to Lilly.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Life Sciences, or a technology-related field

  • 1+ year of experience in Automation/QC Labs/IT, Quality, or computer system validation in the pharmaceutical industry

Additional Preferences:

  • Direct experience with Computer Systems Validation (GAMP5) and data integrity basic principles (ALCOA+).

  • Previous experience in GMP or GLP environments

  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal interaction skills

  • Proven ability to influence quality peers, IT SMEs, and upper management.

  • Previous experience in Business Quality Assurance and Automation

  • Understanding of process development and/or improvement (e.g. Six Sigma)

  • Knowledge of Lilly business area and its impact to products and patients

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.



Science has been our calling from the beginning. Colonel Eli Lilly founded the company in 1876 and charged employees to “take what you find here and make it better and better.” More than 147 years later, we remain committed to his vision through every aspect of our business and the people we serve, starting with discovering the best treatments for those who take our medicines and extending to health care professionals, employees and the communities in which we live. Moreover, you can also count on the team at Lilly to be incredibly civic-minded, supporting our communities through philanthropy, volunteerism, and a creative and innovative can-do spirit. 

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