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Undergrad- Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Microbiologist- Full Time

Eli Lilly and Company
Marion County, Indiana, US
Closing date
Jan 18, 2022

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Conservation science
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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.


Lilly Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Microbiologists:
  • Ensure reliability of our manufacturing and utility systems
  • Identify and implement continuous improvements
  • Maintain our facilities and processes in a state of compliance with US and global regulations
  • Manage projects
  • Design, develop, and evaluate product protection control strategies

    The positions are entry-level Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Microbiologist positions in the Technical Services Manufacturing Sciences (TSMS) organization and will be in areas including science and technology and direct process support. The positions expose employees to the technology, science, and regulatory requirements for making commercialized life-saving medicine in therapeutic areas including: diabetes, oncology, endocrinology, and animal health.

    Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Microbiologists actively contribute to the TSMS organizations, building a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, and the role Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Microbiologists play in creating solutions for Eli Lilly and Company. Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Microbiologists interact with engineering, manufacturing, development, and other science professionals.

    Employment opportunities are available in, but not limited to, the following areas:
  • Parenteral Products (injectable)
  • Bulk Processing (small and large molecule)

    Key Objectives/Deliverables:
  • Use quality risk management principles to evaluate existing and proposed manufacturing processes and associated controls with respect to the potential for introduction of microbial, endotoxin and particulate contamination.
  • Develop and execute process and facility monitoring strategies that focus on areas of highest microbial risk.
  • Lead site aseptic self-inspection program including sharing of observations and recommendations for continuous improvement to manufacturing and support personnel.
  • Lead or actively contribute to the investigation of microbial related events including product quality impact assessments, root cause analysis and identifying corrective and preventive actions.
  • Analyze microbial and manufacturing data using statistical principles to identify trends, process upsets, and opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Create technical documents related to microbial related controls, measures, and training.
  • Continually educate self and others to drive improvements and stay current with regulatory expectations and industry trends.
  • Assess the impact proposed process changes and deviations may have on environmental monitoring and bioburden controls and develop appropriate actions required to ensure controls remain effective and compliant.

    Basic Qualifications
  • Currently attending college and completion of an undergraduate BS in Microbiology by August 2022.

    Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Analysis/problem assessment skills, communication (oral and written) skills, information monitoring skills, quality orientation, and teamwork/interpersonal skills
  • Previous internship experience within the pharmaceutical industry

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.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.
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