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Breeding Ops Associate--Shipping and Inventory


Woodland, CA, West United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Breeding Ops Associate--Shipping and Inventory 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Breeding Ops Associate-Shipping and Inventory, are to:


  • Manage seed inventory and support national and international seed shipments;
  • Ensure application and adoption of best practices in seed handling,
  • Schedule activities according to crop cycles, supervise and manage contractor labor, and maintain records and supplies;
  • Apply proper planning tools to manage tasks such as capacity requests and management;
  • Coordinate with Pipeline Enablement Associates to own the plan and labor execution for breeding operational tasks as planned, including the international and domestic shipment of seeds, marker sampling and trial plan execution (seed packet filling, trial preparation and sowing, trial execution, harvest and broad data collection) to relinquish trial sets back to breeding;
  • Model daily seed shipment activities efforts to achieve efficiency and maintain accuracy of resource usage and forecasting;
  • Leverage metrics applications and quality control processes to realize accuracy, efficiency and expanded improvements to protocols;
  • Capture data in Windows and iOS operating systems (desktop computing, iPhones, iPads) and conduct data quality check and assurance to enable timely advancement of vegetable products;
  • Partner with stakeholders across the organization to deliver results within the crops;
  • Explore new technologies to increase capacity, speed up current processes, and deploy novel technologies in data collection;
  • Proactively identify opportunities to assist in improving established procedures, and lead troubleshooting activities through root cause analysis and troubleshooting techniques;
  • Ensure compliance with Worker Protection Standards (WPS) as well as Bayer safety guidelines and housekeeping practices;
  • Perform tasks to ensure compliance with Bayer policies and quality standard, including safeguarding of equipment daily use logs, calibration, and maintenance.
  • Manage day-to-day operations in field, greenhouses, and farming operations on and off-site;




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:


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, or related field with a minimum of five years of crop management, either in open field or in in a greenhouse environment OR a Master’s degree with two years of experience OR a High School diploma or equivalent with 10 or more years of experience working with vegetable crops inside climate control greenhouses will be considered;
  • Must possess strong problem solving and critical thinking skills;
  • Must demonstrate an ability to influence partners and customers;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-based and cross-functional team environment is a must;
  • Must have a passion to grow and show a willingness to be intellectually challenged;
  • Must show a willingness to influence and inspire others;


Preferred qualifications:


  • Experience in growing crops in greenhouses and open field is a plus.




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.  

If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now.  Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice.  
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.  
Division: Crop Science   Reference Code 474587  
Functional Area: [[filter6]]   Location: Woodland
Employment Type: [[filter7]]  Position Grade: [[cust_subgrade]]  
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Job Post Date: 10/14/21
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