Veterans Preferred - Biologist-QC-IAPI

Marion County, Indiana, US
Jun 25, 2021
Jun 29, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply.
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 35,000 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:

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Position Brand Description:

The biologist - QC - IAPI performs accurate and timely testing of routine and some non-routine lab samples in accordance with appropriate GMP and safety guidelines. The biologist completes second person verification of others results. The biologist also participates in laboratory root cause investigations, equipment evaluations and qualification, and some quality system improvement initiatives by executing well-defined protocols and procedures. The biologist shares technical information and best practice within plant sites or group.


Sample Analysis and Reporting
Verify (SPV) analytical data of other analysts within the lab as requestedAccurately and safely perform analytical test methods or related support activities as per procedures or protocols. Uses technical knowledge in the review and interpretation of data for conformances to procedures, standards and protocols and/or real-time recognition of aberrant data and results.Perform data entry and reviews own work for accuracy in accordance with laboratory procedures, standards and GMP requirementsMay perform holistic review of data for release of data from the laboratory

Problem Solving
Recognizes when a deviation from procedures, etc has occurred and initiates and participates in a Root Cause InvestigationPerforms investigations for deviationsTroubleshoot equipment and methods as required

Continuous Improvement Initiatives
Assist in improvement of quality systems by creating or revising worksheets and other lab documentation systemsIdentifies and communicates opportunities for improvement initiatives in daily work activitiesContributes to development of PQEsReviews SOPs for executable as writtenShares technical information and best practice within plant sites or group

Lab Operations
Write protocols for non-routine testing or validation with appropriate guidanceDevelop equipment qualification protocols with appropriate guidancePerform routine equipment calibrations or maintenanceComply with and implement safety standardsExecute notification to management when required by procedures or standardsInitiate change controls and deviationsTrain and mentor others. Develop training materials

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor degree (4 year College) in a science field related to biology or 7-10 years of demonstrated relevant experience.Bachelor of Science or equivalentProficiency with computer systems LIMS, Excel, etc.Ability to work in a lab environment, including wearing appropriate PPE and other safety required equipment and considerationsDemonstrate strong math and documentation skillsDemonstrate strong oral and written communication and interpersonal interaction skills

Additional Preferences:
Previous experience with ELISA, DNA, and Bioassay testing.

Additional Information:
Must complete applicable Learning Plan for Biologist - QC - IAPITasks may require repetitive motion and standing for long periods of timeMay be required to provide 24 hour cell coverage, as necessaryOvertime or weekend work required, as necessary

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