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Instrument Technician - IPM

Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
Start date
Jun 16, 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.

Position Overview:

This position provides Process Instrumentation maintenance support within Indy Parenteral Manufacturing. This position will focus on equipment uptime, calibration, and reliability. The applicant will work closely with Production, Engineering, Quality Control, Labs, and various other groups to troubleshoot, maintain, and perform Corrective and Preventative maintenance on Process Instrumentation and provide project support on production and utility related equipment.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Demonstrate a good process aptitude and application of skills in a variety of real-world process experiences (e.g., transmitters ranging from pressure, temperature, flow, PH, and level).
  • Install/replace basic electrical equipment (e.g., switches, fuses, cables, circuit breakers, light fixtures, raceways, conduit, disconnects, temporary power) including sizing if necessary.
  • Effectively diagnose basic electrical problems, to effect repairs and restore equipment/systems to operating condition (e.g., lighting circuits, 3-wire control circuits, 120V circuitry, heat tracing, motor resets, fuse changes, breaker resets, etc.).
  • Effectively diagnose and troubleshoot complex electrical equipment from 24 VDC to 480 VAC to restore equipment/systems to operating condition.
  • Operate basic electrical/pneumatic test equipment (e.g., flukes, signal generators, oscilloscopes, Amtek, MKS).
  • Provide Process Instrumentation support for equipment qualification (IQ/OQ).
  • Provide accurate, complete, and legible Work Order documentation on both paper copy (when required) and in CMMS work order system (GMARS).

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Minimum 3 Years of maintenance or manufacturing experience
  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, or Completion of Work Simulation, as applicable.
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Skills Preferences:

  • Associate's degree or Technical Certificate in Electrical / Automation / Instrumentation, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience within a regulated industry; FDA regulated industries preferred
  • Ability to perform quality work without close supervision
  • Proficiency in CMMS (e.g., GMARS), Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience in providing a high-level of customer service
  • Ability to follow written procedures while performing maintenance activities
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Track record of maintaining a neat and orderly work area (good housekeeping)
  • One year of (Process) experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of troubleshooting process related equipment failures
  • Good documentation practices and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated record of maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals.
  • Willingness to work outside of your craft, as required

Additional Information:

  • Individual must be able to comply with all building gowning and SOP requirements to perform tasks in various areas within the Parenteral Site.
  • Some tasks will require working in confined spaces and/or Aseptic environments where Aseptic gowning is required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime during peak periods (e.g. monthly shutdowns, etc.). Schedule could change due to business needs for additional coverage during Shutdowns, training, and peak vacation times.
  • The applicant will be required to respond to off-hour or weekend call-in emergencies when necessary.
  • US travel requirements are 5% or less.
  • The mobility and exposure to allergens should be considered when applying for this position.
  • This is a 10-hour (4) day shift job (6:15 A.M. - 4:45 P.M.) Monday thru Thursday or Tuesday through Friday.

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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