Agronomic Research Specialist II (Harvest)

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Job Title: Agronomic Research Specialist II (Harvest)
Location: Tucson, AZ, Southwest United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:


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.


Agronomic Research Specialist II (Harvest) 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Agronomic Research Specialist II (Harvest), are to: 


  • Be responsible for Delivering the highest quality greenhouse data as part of North America’s Plant Breeding R&D pipeline by providing optimal greenhouse nursery management, at times working on an internal R&D effort that spans across crops, sites, and a region;
  • Be independently responsible for the implementation of unique and innovative technology solutions designed to improve research design and operations success through the use of new tools and methodologies to improve overall greenhouse plant breeding, phenotyping such and data capture applications;
  • Collaborate with project team members to deliver detailed experimental protocols that enable advancement decisions by our scientists and placement decisions to our customers;
  • Operate automated research equipment, note taking, data management with internal IT/SW systems, comply with regulated seed stewardship standards, complete and/or participate in safety inspections/training and comply with all policies and standard operating procedures;
  • Have ability to work extended hours during peak seasons (including non-traditional day-time hours, weekends, and holidays);
  • Up to 15% domestic travel as needed;
  • Provide daily direction to contingent labor team of up to 10 individuals.




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:


  • Highschool diploma or GED with 10 years relevant experience, OR Bachelor’s Degree with at least two years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree with minimal years of relevant experience;
  • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative team-based environment;
  • Experience with standard Microsoft Office computer and/or software systems used in scientific data analysis, with ability to quickly learn new software programs and tools;
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs.;
  • Ability to work extended hours during peak operational seasons.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Science in Agronomy, Life Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field;
  • Knowledge and experience with agricultural equipment and row crop production practices and history of leveraging that knowledge in a research environment;
  • Capable maintaining large data sets;
  • Ability to obtain pesticide applicator license;
  • Experience with automated and/or mechanical systems;
  • Ability to obtain UAV license (desired) for operating drones.


Domestic relocation may be provided for this role.




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: Tucson     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 583903     
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Job Post Date: 03/26/22
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