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Principal Chemical Engineer


Chesterfield, MO, Midwest United States, USA



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Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer

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Full Time

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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.


Principal Chemical Engineer 



The primary responsibilities of this role, Principal Chemical Engineer are to:


  • Participate as a project team member and discipline leader for large complexity projects;
  • Lead project design and closeout documentation as part of engineering task deliverable per the engineering execution process;
  • Lead a team to develop project process requirements and assemble estimate information;
  • Lead project process front-end definition and development including functional specifications, process flow modeling, and diagrams, capacity parameters, drawings, layouts, process and control descriptions, permitting support, technical guidance, and oversight of engineering consultants and contractors, and facility checkout while leading other team members;
  • Lead development and maintenance of Bayer’s Process Engineering Standards;
  • Develop and communicate of project-related tasks to peers, project manager, group leadership, senior engineering, and business leadership for overall coordination;
  • Additional duties may include providing ongoing support to plant operations through identification and evaluation of process improvement leverage areas and ideas, troubleshooting support for process issues, and identification of future projects with continuous improvement potential in support of the future capital plan.


  • Domestic relocation is available.
  • Visa sponsorship NOT available for this position.



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 of Science, Chemical Engineering or equivalent degree;
  • At least ten years of engineering experience;
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving (decision making) skills;
  • Collaborative team player capable of working well with people across all hierarchies internally and externally, including leadership;
  • Good organizational and presentation skills at a leadership level;
  • Good interpersonal skills such as communication, listening, verbal and assertiveness with the ability to influence and lead;
  • Results-driven with the ability to manage ambiguity.

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 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. Bayer will engage in an interactive process with individuals who request a vaccine exemption for qualified medical or religious reasons.  
Location: Chesterfield     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 584244     
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Job Post Date: 03/12/22
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