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Lilly Supply Chain Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana

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.

Role description

The Supply Chain Analyst role offers a unique opportunity to advance the understanding of our global pharmaceutical business from the reporting/analytics perspective.

Starting from data at the detail level for both past transactions and future plans collected from SAP and other systems, the goal is to provide, sustain and improve solutions that help business users at different levels of the M&Q organization to identify trends and insights that can be used to take actions that pursue the improvement of business outcomes. This requires the understanding of the Supply Chain and Execution processes and how different metrics/KPIs are used to tell the story.

This role will participate in the different phases of the lifecycle of reporting/analytics solution, starting with the dialogue with business users to identify unmet business needs, following with the design of a proper solution, the deployment of the same and finally ensuring that the business users effectively find their needs met. A fundamental aspect is to ensure the sustainability of the reporting/analytics solution establishing/promoting the necessary Governance.

From a technical perspective, this role will make use of existing solutions like SAP HANA or the Microsoft Power Platform where Power BI is included. Nevertheless, this role will also be involved in the exploration of alternative/emerging solutions that may improve what we now utilize, always in a close collaboration with the IDS organization.

In conclusion, this role offers a unique perspective of the Supply Chain that blends the knowledge of the business processes, the interaction with the business users and the use of analytics tools to deliver actionable insights.

Key Objectives/Deliverables

  • Identification of business needs that can be met with new or improved reporting/analytic solutions.

  • Ensure that the existing and new solutions are sustainable and adhering to the established governance.

  • Provide training Business Users across the Supply Chain.

  • Provide help to Business Users in the use of existing solutions.

  • Partner with IDS to ensure the robustness of the existing technology and the exploration of new solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Materials Management, Engineering, Finance, Business Administration, or related field

  • 5+ years of Manufacturing and/or Supply Chain experience with understanding of material flows, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience with SAP, Excel, Power BI, Tableau

Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership on cross-functional teams.

  • Systems Use/Knowledge – Strong computer-based skills. Capability to develop and utilize spreadsheets for problem-solving, system optimization, and scenario analysis.

  • Orientation – Business savvy, strong people relationships, flexible and adaptable, able to deal with ambiguity. Strong self-management and organizational skills.

  • Communication – Presenting words, images and ideas in a clear, succinct, organized and interesting manner in order to effectively convey a meaningful and compelling message to an individual or group.

  • Organizational Influence – Using conversational forums to demonstrate and convince others the possibility that their needs can be met through the idea, product, or service you are offering.

  • Willingness to work globally among different time zones.

Other Information:

  • Work shift: Full time, normal work shift (Monday-Friday) with a typical workday schedule with the flexibility to support different time zones

  • Hybrid flexibility (3 days on-site, 2 work from home, if desired)

  • Travel, if required will be 10% or less of time

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 ( LillyRecruitingCompliance@lists.lilly.com ) 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).


At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!