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Associate Consultant Production Planning

Company Name:
Eli Lilly
Company Overview:
Lilly is the 10th largest pharmaceutical company in the world, and has been creating medicines that help improve peoples' quality of life for more than 135 years. Across the globe, we are a leader in investing in research and development and we also invest in our employees in competitive salaries, training and development, and health.
The pharmaceutical industry is a complex, rapidly changing environment and we are looking for highly capable leaders to help us continue bringing innovation to patients.
If you are interested in being considered for employment at Lilly, we encourage you to review the following opportunity.
Responsibilities:
The Project Associate in Global Sample Management (GSM) will support a veritable cornucopia of activities for the GSM business. The associate will work scientists and management to understand their needs to deliver the LRL portfolio and will subsequently plan production work performed by an insourcing staff. As a subject matter expert the associate will support the development maintenance and enhancements to related software systems in support of sample management. The position also involves execution of purchasing inventory items needed to operate the sample business and ensuring compliance with all relevant GSM business.
The Sample Management Project Associate position includes the following responsibilities:
Responsibility for global planning and priority decision making for sample related portfolio delivery in collaboration with LRL and Discovery leaders in alignment with their strategies.
Responsibilities also include developing forecast models, analyzing metrics for ecosystem optimization through six sigma or analyses of business operations.
Accountable for global planning and optimization of workload and prioritization of work across a globally distributed network and translating work into plan schedule for insourced staff to deliver.
Accountable for assigning the appropriate route for of material from partners to ensure delivery to the appropriate LRL assay.
Accountable for portfolio related capacity analyses within the GSM business.
Developing, maintaining and enhancing systems, tools and validation documents to support global sample production, integrated preparation workflows for sample delivery.
Testing and validating systems and tools associated with global sample production, integrated sample preparation workflows and sample delivery.
Experience with business process engineering and software development life cycle including analysis, design, testing and implementation of R&D applications.
Subject matter expert for sample data.
Ensuring findings and issues from internal and external audits are addressed.
Execution of purchasing inventory items needed to operate the sample business.
Ensuring compliance with all relevant GSM business.
Interface responsibility with partners such as Covance, Fisher, Trade Winds, and Cintas.
Provide direction to impact processes and make decisions on procedures to ensure effective and efficient insourcing operations in support of sample production business activities.
Update or challenge historical SOPs and where appropriate write globally oriented SOPs in support sample production.
Assist in maintaining SOPs that describe the daily work performed by an insourcing and outsourcing partners.
Design and implement a process used by insourcing staff to prepare work product in support of innovation ecosystem strategy.
Direct insourcing staff on production business activities to deliver on the LRL portfolio.
Basic Qualifications:
BS in chemical, biological or engineering sciences, or >3 years of sample management experience in using sample systems, stewarding sample data, or managing sample inventories.
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:
The candidate should have experience with databases or Structured Query Language or experience with laboratory automation.
Experience with automation and samples systems would also be useful.
Candidate must have strong computer, organizational, and communication skills.
Additional Information:
The position requires working in an area where allergens and potentially hazardous materials (PHM) are handled and stored.
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status
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