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Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Technician


Boone, 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.


Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Technician 


Bayer Row Crops organization is expanding its production operations team in Boone, Iowa.


We are currently offering a $2500 sign-on bonus for new Technician hires

that have accepted an offer to join Bayer by September 30, 2022




As a Health, Safety and Environmental Technician, you will be a part of a dynamic team responsible for driving Health, Safety and Environment safety programs at the site, ensuring quality and alignment with applicable procedures.


This role will provide:


  • An opportunity to collaborate with employees across the site and handle basic activities in Bayer Production systems (SAP and electronic networks).
  • A position that works closely with other team members to identify ways to improve our processes. This is an opportunity to work in an environment where your ideas are heard, and you’re encouraged to grow personally and professionally.
  • Excellent career growth opportunities within the HSE technician role and in cross-functional positions
  • We supply all tools and equipment




We offer a competitive hourly rate with overtime and the potential to work a shift schedule including some nights and weekends as required. Starting salary is based on candidate experience, education and market pay for role in the region.


We also offer a full benefits package including:

  • Generous insurance FROM DAY ONE (including 3 medical insurance package options, vision, dental & life insurance).
  • 16 paid holidays
  • 3 weeks paid time off
  • 401k match & additional core contribution each year




Required Qualifications:


  • High School diploma or equivalent with at least three years of experience in safety or manufacturing or agriculture or technical;
  • Basic knowledge of IT (Internet, Excel, PPT, Word, facilities with systems);
  • Ability to work days, nights, rotating shifts, weekends and overtime as business needs require;
  • Valid Drivers’ License, to drive a Company pool vehicle, your driving record must meet guidelines based on the company’s Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers – MVR will be reviewed aspart of pre-employment screening;
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 60 lbs. (a bag of seed).


Preferred qualifications:


  • Technical college diploma and/or related technical certification;
  • Experience using SAP and PLC.




The primary responsibilities of this role, Health, Safety and Environmental Technician, are to:


  • Display working knowledge of warehouse, plant, and field operations;
  • Promote an environment that continuously meets and improves established Bayer (HSE) Health, Safety and Environment manufacturing fundamentals;
  • Lead the site HSE Safety Program and drive employee engagement,through safety projects and new initiatives, and timely reporting ofsafety issues;
  • Promote continuous improvement of site safety culture through visibleleadership;
  • Drive employee engagement by creating internal audit opportunitieswith visible corrective action tracking;
  • Develop operational (hands-on) knowledge and functional understanding of at least three key operational areas across the warehouse, plant and field;
  • Engage as chair of at least one of the Safety committees (e.g., Offthe Job Safety);
  • Supervise less experienced Safety technicians and coach employeesacross the site on basic safety standards;
  • Ensure compliance with all hazardous work permits and siteenvironmental permits;
  • Support areas across the plant in driving the adoption of 5S practicesto maintain an environment conducive to work, aligning with the labeling and ordering of tools;
  • Utilize focused improvement (e.g., 5WHY’s) techniques to contribute to the improvement of processes and site safety program;
  • Initiate periodic communication with HSE Generalist and Corporate HSE Team to ensure alignment;
  • Help keep metrics and other relevant information current on visualboards to drive teamwork and facilitate shift change over;
  • Participate in DDS (Daily Direction Setting) meetings and followthrough on safety-related issues.




Bayer’s Crop Science division is the largest agriculture company in the world dedicated to the development, growth and marketing of agriculture seed, chemistry and technology. Our seed teams strive to develop hybrids that improve nutrition, boost crop yields, limit spoilage, optimize water & climate variables and reduce the need for chemicals and other inputs. We are committed to consistently introducing innovative products for our farmer customers. It's amazing to consider that improving human health, promoting environmental stewardship, and fostering greater economic growth for the agricultural community can all start with something as small as a seed.


Click below and learn about our Heroes@Bayer Program for Military Veterans and their families that join our team!          



Domestic relocation is not available for this position.







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: Boone     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 631541     
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Job Post Date: 06/22/22
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