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Electrical Engineer III


Chesterfield, MO, Midwest United States, USA



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Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer

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Role Description


Do you want to design and integrate robots? In this fast-paced R&D environment you’ll work on a cross functional team. You’ll design, build, integrate, test, certify, and deploy printed circuit boards and electronics cabinets integrated with state-of-the-art sensors that enable never before seen in-field processes and observations. You will deploy these solutions globally. You’ll need lots of creativity and passion, and you’ll be given a wide degree of latitude. Join our team and help ensure that we can produce enough food to feed the word!


Electrical Engineer III 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Electrical Eng III, are to:


  • Lead assigned phases (based on role) and supports all phases of automation projects including concept development, basic engineering, prototyping, detailed engineering and design, procurement, construction, start-up, testing, deployment, and sustainment of automated systems;
  • Follow Bayer and industry best practices;
  • Plan, delegate, and carry out engineering tasks to ensure all project objectives including safety, technical correctness, budget, constructability, schedule, maintainability, and operability are met;
  • Select system architecture and technical strategy for the project & ensure application for the project
  • Partner with other engineering disciplines, customers and vendors/suppliers to ensure the successful development and execution of projects;
  • Lead and review (as appropriate) the preparation of specifications, drawings, bills of materials, test procedures, and other project documentation;
  • Lead and review (as appropriate) check-out, commissioning, testing, start up, and field support
  • Modify existing and create new procedures, standards and practices to stay current with technology and implement improved methods;
  • Identify risks and design for safety. Lead or review (as appropriate) safety reviews and document safety strategies including interlocks, alarms, procedures, safety systems, etc;
  • Support controlling cost and schedule on assigned projects, including project budget/schedule estimation and proposal;
  • Interact with vendors in all engineering design phases and leads in assigned phases from conceptual design through design review, and system integration;
  • Mentor engineering staff within project in technical development both through formal relationships and informal interactions;
  • Create intellectual property and adheres to company procedures for intellectual property protection;
  • Develop alternative solutions to problems, handles complex problems independently;
  • Demonstrate strong technical expertise and ability to adapt to changing circumstances;
  • Display flexibility with assignments;
  • Drive application of new technology;
  • Conduct proper application of standards and guidelines especially related to automation documentation, configuration conventions, and testing;
  • Identify of customer’s requirements and negotiation of the best cost/benefit solution;
  • Enforce standards and policies/procedures and submitting deviations when required, Special studies to evaluate new equipment or engineering tools for the project or automation department;
  • Be responsible for ensuring all Health, Safety, & Environmental (HSE) requirements are met.





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 Skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree with four of more years relevant work experience, Masters Degree with two or more years work experience, PhD & one or more years of experience;
  • Degree in engineering or science such as Electrical, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Agricultural, Computer, Computer Science, Electromechanics, Mechatronics, Industrial, Information Systems, or related field with strong interest in automation;
  • Significant experience in one or more of: automation design, machine design, test engineering, agricultural engineering, automation support, project engineering, electrical panel design, printed circuit board design or equivalent experience;
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in machine electrical design engineering, electrical panel design, circuit design;
  • Expert knowledge of safety systems, design documentation standards, automation validation, quality assurance, and automated system integration;
  • Expert knowledge of relevant software and hardware tools including Schematic Capture, AutoCad Electrical or SolidWorks Electrical;
  • Experience with board layout and printed circuit board fabrication;
  • Experience with edge hardware for Internet of Things;
  • Excellent knowledge of and demonstrated application of relevant national and international standards in area of expertise;
  • Working knowledge of safety systems, design documentation standards, automation validation, quality assurance, and automated system integration;
  • Strong relevant computer hardware and software skills;
  • Strong knowledge of relevant national and international standards in area of expertise;
  • Knowledge of project control skills including project planning, scheduling, cost control, and requirements development;
  • Some experience in providing field support and/or participating in check out, commissioning, and start-up of automated systems;
  • Systematic approach to problem definition and solution development;
  •  Ability to work as a member of cross-functional teams and to participate in multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills to deal with people at different levels of management, engineering, suppliers, and internal customers;
  • Good verbal and written skills to communicate with and obtain cooperation from team members;
  • Demonstrated ability to write comprehensive technical documents required for project execution;
  • Business-proficiency of oral and written English language;
  • Willingness and availability to travel depending on project or business needs;
  • Working understanding of Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) requirements and responsibilities.



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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 expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. 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, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.  
Location: Chesterfield     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 645702     
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Job Post Date: 06/16/22
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