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Sr. Director - IT (Manufacturing & Quality)

Company: Eli Lilly and Company
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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 is entering an exciting period of growth and we are committed to delivering innovative medicines to patients around the world. Lilly is investing over $1 billion to create a new state-of-the-art manufacturing site, in Concord, North Carolina. The brand-new facility will utilize the latest technology to increase the company's manufacturing capacity in parenteral (injectable) medications, device assembly and packaging operations. This is an exciting once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help build and operate a new site. - The Lilly Concord site will be built using the latest high-tech equipment, advanced highly integrated and automated manufacturing systems, and have a focus on minimizing the impact to our environment. This is an opportunity you don't want to miss!The Manufacturing & Quality (MQ) IT Sr. Director will serve as the leader for the IT function across our new Concord Site. This role will have a dual reporting line to both the M&Q IT VP and the VP Concord Site Head.Key Objectives/Deliverables:Ensure site operational readiness from IT perspective. - Site start up and integration of IT systems including:

  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Warehouse management & logistics coordination
  • Manufacturing Execution System
  • Biometric enrolment & authentication
  • Data historian, Real Time Floor Tracking
  • Data Integration
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Integrity
  • Digital Plant
  • Laboratory information managements
  • CAPA systems
  • Access Security
  • Building Monitoring
  • Risk ManagementMember of the Site Leadership Team and provide IT site functional leadership
    • Develop and implement site IT strategic and business plan
    • Benchmark on innovative solutions (external and internal to Lilly)
    • Dynamically adapt road map to site evolution/strategic directions, and new trends/issues
    • Partner cross functionally locally and globally to establish and implement site IT roadmap
    • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environmentPeople
      • Ensure staffing to meet the site and functional agenda
      • Lead, coach, and develop members of the team
      • Establish a strong site culture based in Lilly values, expectations, and operational excellence standards
      • Support diversity, equity and inclusion in recruiting and development of team members
      • Lead recognition, pay and promotion decisions
      • Lead talent assessment and succession planning activities
      • Support site recruiting building IT capabilityCompliance
        • Provide leadership in the development and execution of cGMP and/or improvement plans within the IT function and in support of site cGMP improvement plans
        • Define and execute IT inspection readiness activitiesOperational Excellence
          • Ensure IT organization is functionally strong and operationally centred
          • Ensure solution focused organization
          • Provide prioritization and barrier removal
          • Provide oversight of technical activities within the group
          • Effectively encourage knowledge sharing and educationMinimum Requirements:
            • 10+ years IT leadership experience working in regulated science-based industry
            • Regulatory compliance knowledge and experience (cGMP)Additional Preferences:
              • Previous LEAN experience
              • Effective people and team leadership skills
              • Ability to manage and contribute to multiple concurrent activities and adapt to changes in priorities
              • Ability to cross functionally collaborate
              • Excellent written and oral communication skills
              • Demonstrated creativity, analytical thinking, and the ability to troubleshoot and solve problemsEducation Requirements:
                • Bachelors Degree in IT, Engineering, or related fieldOther Information:
                  • Role is Monday through Friday and based on-site. - Must be flexible in providing support to accommodate other inputs (production schedules, shutdowns, etc.). - Occasional extended hour and / or off-hour work may be required.
                  • Position will be based out of the Concord, NC site with ability to travel to Indianapolis and other global Lilly sites as requiredEli 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.As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law).#WeAreLilly

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