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Veterans Preferred - Technical Operations Associate

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.

Company Overview:

Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Avid RP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company, is a molecular imaging company developing diagnostics and biomarkers that improve global health by accelerating the development of new medicines and enabling a tailored approach to healthcare. For more information, visit .

Position Overview:

The Technical Operations Associate is responsible for troubleshooting production issues with Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) sites, assisting with test method and production process changes, tracking production failure root causes, helping to implement improvements aimed at correcting production problems, providing technical input for production changes, and reviewing CMO investigations.


  • Assist/Lead investigations into defects and failures in the field
  • Troubleshoot Quality Control (QC) test method and production issues with CMO sites for the assigned region. Coordinate with the Radiochemistry & Radiopharmaceutical Development and Analytical Development and Quality Control teams as necessary.
  • Identify and track root causes for production failures, and support programs /solutions to improve site production performance
  • Conduct site visits to CMO sites to troubleshoot issues and/or to observe production and testing of Avid products and review for compliance with Avid approved procedures and PET GMP regulations.
  • Assist with supplemental training of CMO site staff during site visits to correct deficiencies
  • Assist with roll out of revised major QC test procedures or production processes to CMO
  • Lead data analysis projects for batch data for global CMOs for all products
  • Create technical summaries and trending reports based off all incoming batch data.
  • Support projects related to management of incoming batch data for global CMOs for all products
  • Review and assess all changes to technical documents and for process improvement discussions with the CMOs
  • Author technical documents including but not limited to testing protocols,  technical reports, and SOPs
  • Review completed manufacturing batch documentation
  • Support technology transfer and new site start-up as needed

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific or technical area

  • Additional Skills/Preferences:
  • Advanced degree preferred in a scientific or technical area
  • Knowledge of cGMP drug substance/drug product manufacturing and quality control
  • Impeccable organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently in a highly focused manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with internal and external parties
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills (e.g. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • Additional Information:
  • Must be willing and able to travel within the US and worldwide 30% of the time
  • Lilly currently anticipates that the base salary for this position could range from between $58,000 to $113,500 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate's qualificat ions for the role, including education and experience. Full - time equivalent employees also will be eligible for a company bonus (depending, in part, on company and individual performance). In addition, Lilly offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligib le employees, including eligibility to participate in a company - sponsored 401(k); pension; vacation benefits; eligibility for medical, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; flexible benefits (e.g., healthcare and/or dependent day care flexible spe nding accounts); life insurance and death benefits; certain time off and leave of absence benefits; and well - being benefits (e.g., employee assistance program, fitness benefits, and employee clubs and activities). Of course, the compensation described abo ve is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Lilly reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion and Lilly's compensation practices and guide lines will apply regarding the details of any promotion or transfer of Lilly employees.

  • 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.

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