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Formulation Development Laboratory Lead


Morrisville, NC, South 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.


Formulation Development Laboratory Lead 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Formulation Development Laboratory Lead, are to:


  • Design and develop formulations meeting defined development objectives (regarding biological performance, application requirements, manufacturing needs, regulatory boundaries, and commercial targets) within agreed timelines in best possible quality;
  • Supervise a team of formulation scientists;
  • Define a team and individual objectives for the team members, monitor the performance, evaluate quality and conformity of FT work;
  • Develop required leadership, technical, communication and business critical skills of each team member;
  • Foster an environment that stimulates creativity and innovation;
  • Identify and drive the assessment and development of new & innovative formulation technologies and approaches;
  • Maintain the business-critical direct interface and alignment with global functions while actively participates and contributes to project teams where project timelines are agreed while status is effectively communicated;
  • Coordinate GLP product chemistry generation and EPA submission documents on assigned projects;
  • Assist in the efficient transfer from the lab to production;
  • Ensure that the team works within the global framework to leverage global FT processes;
  • Assure the safe, clean, and orderly conduct of operations in the laboratories in line with federal, state, local regulations, and in accordance with corporate policies.




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:


  • Ph.D. in chemistry, physical chemistry, engineering, or other relevant field with at least four years of professional experience in formulation development OR M.S. in chemistry, physical chemistry, engineering, or other relevant field with at least eight years of professional experience in formulation development OR B.S. in chemistry, physical chemistry, engineering, or other relevant field with at least ten years of professional experience in formulation development;
  • Excellent understanding of pesticide formulations, R&D processes and capabilities including required product testing, registration, and commercial development;
  • Ability to innovate, including independent and team-based problem solving, generation of new ideas, and application of ideas to company goals;
  • Able to access and utilize technical data management tools;
  • Knowledge of the financial implications of formulation, project management and biological effect of formulation variables; 
  • Excellent communication (verbal / written) and leadership skills.




Relocation may be offered for this role.


You are applying for a position in Bayer’s Environmental Science business. Bayer intends to divest this business in 2022. With joining Environmental Science, you will be joining a global industry leader in its markets, with the opportunity to be part of forming a new company in an agile, entrepreneurial and passionate team.


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: Morrisville     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 702583     
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Job Post Date: 08/16/22
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