The mission of engineering is to utilize sound engineering principles to safely create, qualify, maintain and continuously improve the processes, facilities and equipment needed to carry out the manufacturing mission. In support of this mission, this position will provide engineering expertise for the integration of robotic technologies across the Lilly manufacturing sites that result in productivity improvements, safety improvements, and variability reduction.
The robotics integration engineer will lead efforts to enable information and data flow between and across manufacturing sites in support of the deployment of robotic systems. This role will support innovation evaluation, implementation, and continuous improvement for Manufacturing Process Automation and IT Systems with a focus on data historians, advanced analytics, cyber security, data integrity, system validation, and process optimization.
Lead efforts with global sites and Robotics program peers to develop solutions for the integration of robotic systems that enable the flow of material and data across our manufacturing sites.
Provide subject matter expertise for the Global Robotics Program in areas including data integration, data analytics, visualization, process automation, manufacturing execution systems, data integrity, system validation, and cyber security.
Support manufacturing sites and business partners in developing system architecture and integration road maps to achieve business targets.
Develop robust and innovative solutions enabling our site engineers to utilize data to drive improvement decisions, identify issues, and utilize advanced analytics in the support of deployed robotic systems.
Increase the benefits integrated robotics systems while driving life-cycle costs down.
Own and support Global Robotics Program integration systems / applications centrally and manage changes utilizing best practices and GMP qualification processes.
Lead design, development, and deployment of integration solutions to meet business requirements across the Global Robotics Program portfolio that are cost effective and sustainable
Bring external and innovation focus, combined with a strong understanding of business objectives, manufacturing and quality processes and technologies, IDS/Automation applications, infrastructure and cyber-security, to define road map for integration solutions for the Global Robotics Program.
Provide input into annual budget planning for technology migrations and project cost estimation.
Research, identify, test, certify, and select technology products required for the integration of robotic systems.
Collaborate with Lilly cyber security teams to ensure systems are designed to current security standards.
Serve as a key thought leader across process automation and MQ IDS to maximize value through the best leveraging of integration technologies and solutions. Partner with MQ IDS architects, process automation architects, GIS and external resources and key customers to identify business problems, opportunities and processes to set the strategic Process Automation Integration direction to meet business needs.
Be a champion for safety activities and a role model for diversity, ethics, and compliance.
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Minimum 5 years’ experience in manufacturing and data integration.
B.S. or masters in Engineering, Computer Science, or related science field
Significant domestic and international travel will be required (e.g. up to one-two weeks per month)
Will require occasional work in a manufacturing environment
Safety equipment and / or gowning may be required
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Knowledge of communication protocols, data integration, data analytics, visualization, enterprise systems, process automation Systems, data historians, databases, manufacturing execution systems, cyber security, system validation, and data integrity.
Core knowledge related to ISE S95, S99 and S88 principles
Experience in pharma or GMP industry
Experience working with validated systems
Expertise in Lilly’s preferred platforms, including Rockwell Automation, PMX, and SAP
Experience in OSI PI Data Historians and big data platforms
Proficiency in planning and managing teams to carry out highly complex tasks and/or tasks that are highly cross-functional or cross-site in nature.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to customers, business partners, and staff including good oral, written, and visual presentations.
Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply solutions to different situations by understanding customer needs and applying strong problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to utilize and implement various tools, systems, and processes resulting in improved operational excellence of laboratory and business operations.
Ability to work well with different cultures and engineering disciplines globally
Strong experience managing initiatives and projects with aggressive timelines.