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Lab Coordinator


Lubbock, TX, Southwest 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.


Lab Coordinator 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Lab Coordinator, are to: 


  • Coordinate daily quality testing lab activities including monitoring of sample queue, traceability of samples within the lab, communication of technical issues to appropriate stakeholders, posting of assay results and inventory management of critical lab supplies/reagents to ensure timely delivery of service level agreements;
  • Manage daily allocation of resources, coach team members on production system strategies, and aid lab leadership in conflict resolution;
  • Ability to create, monitor, and communicate KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) and metrics both up and down the tier structure;
  • Actively Identify opportunities for improvement and effectively lead change initiatives;
  • Function as process expert for testing platform and train others to perform processes;
  • Create documents/protocols, review and summarize technical data for presentation to peers and management;
  • Ensure all work instructions and procedures are accurate, current and align and comply with external accreditation standards;
  • Contribute to continuous innovation through embracing diverse ideas and seeking out broad cross functional expertise;
  • Drive customer confidence in Quality Testing protocols by establishing and developing relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Implement continuous improvement projects and troubleshoot quality testing issues related to data management, automation and method documentation/implementation; promote continuous improvement culture;
  • Collaborate with IT teams to capture lab requirements and perform testing of new functionality with IT (Information Technology)/SAP (Statistical Analysis Plans)/LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) systems.


WHO YOU ARE                                         


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE (Leadership Integrity Flexibility Efficiency) values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • At least 2 years of experience directing or supervising teams;
  • Weekend and overtime work as required.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Microbiology, Pathology, Chemistry or related field;
  • Ability to lead through influence; comfortable with ambiguity; ability to communicate and lead change within teams;
  • Knowledge of process improvement systems/methods;
  • Experience with some of the following computer programs: Microsoft Excel (Data Analysis, Macros, etc), Business Objects, Access (database design and use), LIMS (Labware or Labvantage preferred), SAP Detailed oriented with the ability to multitask in a high throughput Environment;
  • This position may require a change in shift hours.



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: Lubbock     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 710063     
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Job Post Date: 08/24/22
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