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Utilities Operator - $3,000 Sign-on Bonus

Eli Lilly and Company
Branchburg, New Jersey
Start date
Jun 6, 2024

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.

Quick Benefit Overview:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription benefits are effective on your first day of employment
  • Paid vacation- starting annually at 120 hours (prorated based on start date)
  • $3,000 sign-on bonus for new external hires

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.

This position is responsible for performing and documenting the required maintenance and monitoring of the facility and its equipment at the Branchburg location, BB50, Utility Room. 

The responsibilities include operation, maintenance and repair of the Facility’s Purified Water and Water for Injection Generation and Distribution systems, Clean Steam Generator and Distribution systems, Plant Steam Boilers, Glycol Chillers, Cooling Towers and Glycol Distribution, Compressed Air, UPS, Emergency Generator, Electrical Distribution, Building Management System (BMS) and Process Controls Network (alarm management and notifications), Process Gas, Heating/Hot Water, Natural Gas Booster Skid, Industrial and Biowaste systems.

Additional responsibilities include performing and documenting the preventative and corrective maintenance on the Utilities mechanical systems, with working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and rigging.  Assist with new equipment installation, other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the management.

This position requires working in a Team environment to assist the company and all personnel to reach their goals and provide a safe, clean and efficient environment.  Ensuring that all operations remain in compliance with cGMP’s, EPA, and OSHA requirements as well as within the Lilly requirements.


  • Operate and troubleshoot problems as they occur on Plant Steam Boilers, Chillers, Cooling Towers, Emergency Generators, Process Gas Equipment, and Water for Injection, DIW Pretreatment and Generation, Compressed Air, Bio Waste and Industrial Waste, Clean Steam, Heating Hot Water Skids, and other equipment in the Utility Room as required.  In order to accomplish this, the individual must have knowledge and understand all aspects of equipment operation and maintenance.

  • Maintain knowledge of the GMARS electronic work documentation system, BMS System as required for operating equipment and troubleshooting issues as they relate to equipment and the buildings Utility Systems. Completes tasks and associated documentation timely with little to no errors, mentors and teaches other technicians.

  • Perform all assigned PM’s and WO’s on facilities equipment as per the GMARS electronic work order system.  Document all work as performed according to cGMP’s and Lilly SOP’s. Document the use of spare parts in parts in the GMARS system by executing desktop requisitions. Able to perform PM and/or CM without guidance, and technical troubleshooting on advanced equipment and systems and determine best course of action to provide RCA and corrective requirements on equipment/instrumentation and systems.

  • Provide ongoing insight to Lead Technicians and Supervisors where SOP’s and PM Job Plans are to be updated based on current operations.

  • Manage all alarms received from the BB50 Building Management Systems (BMS) and Process Control Network.  Provide the required notification and document alarms per procedures.

  • Maintain cleanliness of the Utility Room, chiller yard and equipment.

  • Maintain 100% training records in Success Factors for all required training.

  • Analyze and maintain proper water chemistry on the Boilers, Cooling Towers and DIW systems.

  • Perform all aspects of the position by following cGMP’s and all Safety and OSHA regulations. Acts as LOTO Lead, Accurately troubleshoots using technical tools and expertise to identify and order the correct parts "Right the First Time"

  • Provide coverage for shifts as required to support the Utility Room needs, including 24 hour emergency response.

  • Monitors overall job environmental, health and safety aspects and understands the risks and liabilities associated with various facilities maintenance and repair activities.

  • Must be able to recognize hazard conditions, take appropriate work place safety measures and wear appropriate personal protective equipment to suit work environment.

  • Gains support of customers, technicians and supervisors to eliminate roadblocks and drive process improvements. Engages with customers and engineers, exchanging information and knowledge to improve the process or system.

Basic Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, with a minimum NJ High Pressure Boiler Operator’s License: Black Seal.

Additional Preferences:

  • Experience in a cGMP environment preferred.

Additional Information:

  • Travel not required.
  • Lifting required (NMT 50 lbs).

  • Required to be on call.

  • Rotating 12 hour shifts - 4 days on, 4 days off including nights and weekends

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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