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Manufacturing Operator - Device Assembly - Night Shift - Military Veterans

at Eli Lilly and Company

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.

Quick Benefits 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

Lilly has designed a new Parenteral, Device Assembly, and Packaging Facility in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.  This is an exciting opportunity to help build a state-of-the-art facility and Quality System from the ground up.

The Manufacturing Operator will work in the RTP Device Assembly, where Lilly autoinjector devices are assembled and packaged.  Operators will be responsible for the safe operation of highly automated equipment producing products of the highest quality for Lilly patients, with Safety First and Quality Always.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Adhere to RTP Plant safety policies and procedures, contribute to a safe work environment.
  • Setup and operate highly automated equipment in the Device Assembly Area.
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and current Good Manufacturing Practices to ensure quality of product.
  • Document process steps on appropriate batch documentation (Electronic Ticket, SAP, Cleanings, etc.).
  • Attain and maintain qualification for the operation of assigned process equipment and duties in the area.
  • Identify opportunities for operational improvements.
  • Proactively monitor documentation and product quality, properly documenting all activities and reporting issues to supervision.
  • Contribute to the achievement of key departmental objectives including improving safety performance, reducing deviations, improving productivity, and training compliance.
  • Must be willing to work 12 hour shifts (2-2-3 schedule)
  • Currently in the start up phase of operations. Candidate must be flexible and be willing to perform non-routine work with Safety & Integrity in mind at all times

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Entry Level with some experience working in a GMP environment preferably in a pharmaceutical industry.
  • Willing to learn and be open-minded
  • Strong potential to multitask
  • Strong ability to demonstrate attention to detail
  • Strong integrity
  • BioWork Certfication

​Additional Information:

  • Initial training for this role will occur on day shift and position will transition to night shift
  • Ability to wear safety equipment required (safety glasses, safety shoes, protective gloves etc.)

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.


Durham, NC

Eli Lilly and Company
Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.
We were founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly, a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs. More than a century later, we are passionate about building on this precedent in our continued pursuit to make life better for individuals, communities, and the world around us.
Our heritage and our values are the foundation of our promise to unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world.
Our mission 
We make medicines that help people live longer, healthier, more active lives.
Our values
Integrity, excellence, respect for people
Our vision 
We will make a significant contribution to humanity by improving global health in the 21st century.
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