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Seed Technician


Kearney, NE, Midwest United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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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.


Seed Technician 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Seed Technician, are to:


  • Operate equipment within the production sites and leverage real time data to maximize existing procedures;

  • Perform preventive maintenance and inspections;

  • Troubleshoot problems associated with equipment, processes and systems as needed;

  • Support areas across the plant in driving the adoption of continuous improvement practices and programs (SS, Lean, Six Sigma) conducive to an organized and clean work environment;

  • Utilize focused improvement techniques to initiate process and standard work refinement (e.g., SWHYs);

  • Provide coaching and training to a seasonal workforce, area trainees and peers supporting achievement and personal development;

  • Ensure upstream activities are handled within company standards and business requirements (e.g., field inspection, grower contract);

  • Cultivate partnerships with key business partners to plant and field operations (e.g., grower network);

  • Support administrative procedures, documenting key reading maintenance orders and production information when utilizing SAP;

  • Maintain key process documentation such as start-up and shut-down procedures, standard work, process flow, instrumentation diagrams and more;

  • Demonstrate knowledge of and adherence to Bayer's Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) practices and Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) standards (e.g. general shop floor, machine safety and operating procedures);

  • Comply with internal procedures and support compliance with legal requirements applicable to area activities;

  • Participate and prepare to lead Daily Direction Setting (DDS) meetings as needed;

  • Articulate shift objectives and allocating resources accordingly across all active production areas;

  • Maintain metrics and relevant information on current visual management boards to drive teamwork and facilitate shift change over.




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 or GED;
  • Basic knowledge of Information Technology which includes the Internet, Excel, PowerPoint, Word or facilities with systems;
  • Uphold a valid Drivers' License;
    • In order to be eligible to drive a company car, your driving record must meet guidelines based on the company's Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers;
    • Motor vehicle record will be reviewed as part of pre-employment screening;
  • Able to lift a minimum of 60 pounds such as a bag of seed;
  • Able to work days, nights, rotating shifts, weekends and overtime as business needs require.

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: Kearney     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 675823     
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Job Post Date: 08/26/22
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