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Posted on : 20 April 2017

Project Description

Process Engineer
United States
Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana
The process engineer supports operations in animal health manufacturing at Clinton Labs. The Clinton facility consists primarily of fermentation, separations, and dry materials handling equipment. This process engineer is responsible for maintaining process equipment and facilities in a continual state of qualification, and additionally, is responsible for maintaining the department's compliance with air emissions requirements.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

Process Engineering:
  • The primary focus for this position will be providing technical support and engineering solution to process and equipment related issues.
  • Shared responsibility for regulatory compliance:
    • Knowledgeable about the hazards of manufacturing processes. Aware of and supports safety/environmental policies/procedures.
    • Ensure changes to the process/equipment are documented through the change management system.
    • Ensure all variations in the process are captured in the CAPA or Trackwise event management system as an event/deviation and that proper root cause analysis is completed.
  • Be knowledgeable enough on the computer support systems to provide assistance in troubleshooting the process, analyzing data and conversing with the operators.
  • Providing continuous improvement into the process, which will involve working with maintenance and managing of some capital projects.
Variability Reduction:
  • This position will be working with the other engineers and other technical support people to evaluate the sources of variability and ways to reduce them.
  • Possible sources of variability will involve the process, the equipment, operator execution and procedures
  • BS or MS in engineering (mechanical, electrical, or chemical).
  • 3 years of experience in manufacturing or process Engineering
  • 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
  1. Capable of applying Root Cause Analysis techniques to solve equipment issues.
  2. High degree of competence regarding communication skills (written & verbal).
  3. Knowledge and application of manufacturing quality systems.
  4. Prior experience as a process engineer in a GMP environment.
  5. Provide the technical support and leadership on capital projects, which will include selecting appropriate improvements, defining the scope, overseeing design/construction and performing IQ/OQ
  6. Prior environmental experience preferred.
  7. Knowledge of fermentation, separations equipment, or dry material handling equipment preferred.
  8. Potential exposure to allergens and loud noises
  • 8-hr. shift. A flexible work schedule is possible. Attendance at some 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM meetings will be required. Work is usually performed Monday through Friday; however, one may be called in on weekends or evenings if a process outage occurs
  • 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.