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Laboratory Analyst I


Kansas City, MO, Midwest United States, USA



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Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer

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Full Time

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The primary responsibilities of this role, Laboratory Analyst I, are to:


  • Perform routine testing on all samples in the analytical services laboratory, providing analytical data for process control, quality control, process development, product development, and waste management;
  • Perform routine analytical testing as directed by protocols and work instructions;
  • Work a variety of shifts (including weekends and holidays);
  • Request additional work to increase team productivity;
  • Prepare solutions, clean glassware, dispose of solid and liquid waste, and other duties to help in the overall operations of the laboratory;
  • Train others on waste management;
  • Alert lab leadership of issues or discrepancies involving sample integrity, supply inventory, safety concerns, or analysis irregularities;
  • Communicate troubleshooting opportunities in testing processes;
  • Conduct basic (operational) preventative maintenance according to work instructions;
  • Identify and communicate operational issues of laboratory instruments and equipment;
  • Understand and operate Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Empower system, and other instrument-specific computer systems;
  • Search various databases for test methods to locate information required to complete analyses;
  • Promptly and accurately record, calculate and report analytical results;
  • Review analytical data and various LIMS reports. Communicate and discuss any issues with team members and supervisor;
  • Complete data entry for metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs);
  • Identify process improvement ideas and communicate opportunities;
  • Assist in improving established procedures and implementing continuous improvement projects;
  • Communicate testing results to customers as required; act with customers in mind;
  • Identify opportunities to improve established procedures and aid in implementations.



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:


  • High school diploma and at least four years of laboratory experience, or Associate of Arts / Associate of Science and two years of laboratory experience or Bachelors of Science without experience;
  • Extensive experience with GC and HPLC experience in the ASG laboratory;
  • Understands basic HPLC and GC operation;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • High attention to detail and an ability to analyze outcomes against a standard;
  • Ability to diagnose the typical instrument problems with little or no assistance and provide assistance to others;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to optimize efficiency and productivity of the laboratory;
  • Analyze 1600 different types of samples and run 1700 different analytical test methods.



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: Kansas City     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 703472     
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Job Post Date: 08/20/22
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