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Agronomic Rsrch Spec II


Waterman, IL, Midwest United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.


Agronomic Rsrch Spec II 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Agronomic Research Specialist II, are to:


  • Collaborate with project team members to deliver detailed experimental protocols that enable advancement decisions by our scientists and placement decisions to our customers;
  • Be accountable for research equipment, note taking, data management with internal IT systems, comply with regulated seed stewardship standards;
  • Complete and/or participate in safety inspections/training and comply with all policies and standard operating procedures;
  • Be able to travel up to 15% of the time particularly during peak seasons;
  • Have ability to work extended hours during peak seasons (including non-traditional day-time hours with the potential of overnight travel).




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Non degree with at least ten years relevant experience, Bachelor of Science with at least 2 years’ relevant experience, Master of Science with a 1 year of relevant experience;
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs;
  • Ability to obtain pesticide applicator license;
  • Ability to work extended hours during peak operational seasons;
  • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative team-based environment;
  • Capable maintaining large data sets;
  • Experience with both standard Microsoft Office computer and software systems used in scientific data analysis, with ability to quickly learn new software programs and tools.
  • Valid Driver’s License; Driving record (MVR) will be reviewed and must meet guidelines based on the company’s Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers;
  • DOT medical card or the ability to obtain one through successfully completing and passing a DOT physical. In addition, candidate must be able to meet all applicable DOT/FMCSA criteria. Drivers with previous DOT driving experience may be required to undergo FMCSA safety checks and applicable review;
  • Federal regulations from the Department of Transportation cover this position and mandate the passing of certain pre-employment requirements, such as a background check, drug test and physical;


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Science in Agronomy, or Life Sciences, or Engineering, or Computer Science, or related field;
  • Knowledge and experience with agricultural equipment and row crop production practices and history of leveraging that knowledge in a research environment.
  • Ability to obtain UAV license for operating drones;
  • Experience with seed technology industry or plant breeding;
  • Experience with precision agriculture hardware and software;
  • History of implementation of continuous improvements and new innovations through the work on project teams;
  • CDL license or ability to obtain (some locations).





Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer active employees are required to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status before participating in approved activities for fully vaccinated employees. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, if candidates are invited on site as visitors for in person interviews, they must provide proof of being vaccinated and comply with all safety protocols.  
Location: Waterman     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 564961     
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Job Post Date: 04/27/22
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