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Engineering Development Program


Muscatine, IA, Midwest United States, USA



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Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer

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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.


Engineering Development Program 


Health for all, Hunger for none.  This is Bayer’s vision, and at the Muscatine, Iowa site we are committed to supporting our farmers produce crops in a sustainable manner and developing our employees. 


As a new or soon to be graduate, you can join Bayer.  We are hiring motivated and talented engineers into our Engineering Development Program.  The program allows you to gain hands-on experience across multiple areas of the Muscatine site to support the safe, sustainable, and reliable manufacture of active ingredients and intermediates while developing a career path tailored to your interest.  Future career paths for candidates with a Bachelors or Masters degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering include:

  • Process Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Process Safety Engineer
  • Production Maintenance Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Process Control Engineer


If applying your engineering degree to supporting local and worldwide farmers sounds exciting to you, then Bayer Muscatine has career opportunities for you now and as your career develops.  We offer flexible work options, work-life balance, and ongoing career development.  Apply today to learn more!




The primary responsibilities of this role, Engineer Development Program, are to: 


  • Gain experience across the site to understand site operation and collaborate with area technicians and leadership to provide high levels of customer satisfaction;
  • Evaluate, identify, and implement improvement projects to achieve goals related to safety, sustainability, quality, waste minimization, capacity, reliability, and operability;
  • Gain experience with the onePSS program to collaborate and encourage continuous improvement as a site culture;
  • Track improvements and report key leading and lagging indicators;
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to address short and long term improvement opportunities;
  • Participate with investigations of area performance issues related to safety, quality, environmental impact, capacity, reliability, and operability leading to proposal and implementation of sound technical solutions;
  • Interface with technical professionals from other disciplines (e.g., PCT, project engineering, environmental and utility services operations, and process development);
  • Engage in continued development of self and area personnel with peer coaching and constructive feedback;
  • Complete Engineering Development Program (rotations and curriculum) to prepare for an opportunity in a dedicated area.




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:


  • Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical preferred) or on track for a Spring, Summer or Fall 2022 graduation;
  • Working knowledge of Engineering tools and software and ability to read and understand process flow diagrams, line drawings P&ID and schematics;
  • Express ideas and information, orally and/or in writing, in a clear, concise and understandable manner;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and inclusive culture.
  • Correctly analyze problems and think independently;
  • Evaluate and select alternatives based on realistic limits and different perspectives, understand the full implication of actions before proceeding;
  • Consistently motivate self, take calculated risks, make timely decisions, improve results;
  • Effectively manage changing situations and maintain composure in pressure or conflict situations.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Possess internship or co-op work experience in related industry;
  • GPA of 3.0 or above at time of graduation.

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: Muscatine     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 535021     
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Job Post Date: 12/02/21
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