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Agronomic Research Specialist II

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Job Title: Agronomic Research Specialist II
Location: Marshall, MO, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Manufacturing/Production
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Agronomic Research Specialist II


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

  • Collaborate with project team members to deliver detailed experimental protocols that enable advancement decisions by our scientists and placement decisions to our customers;

  • Provide operation of research equipment, note taking, data management with internal IT systems, comply with regulated seed stewardship standards, complete and/or participate in safety inspections/training and comply with all policies and standard operating procedures;

  • Be able to travel up to 15% of the time particularly during peak seasons;

  • Be able to work extended hours during peak seasons (including holidays, non-traditional day-time hours with the potential of overnight travel);

  • Position entails driving a company vehicle (pooled or assigned to the individual). This may include being required to drive greater than 5,000 business miles annually in a personal, pooled, or rented vehicle OR being expected to frequently drive a pooled car as part of your job duties regardless of mileage;

  • Position requires driving for the company that will (may) fall under DOT/FMCSA jurisdiction. This may entail the hauling of trailers, product, supplies or equipment in a safe manner.


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:

  • Non-degreed with at least 10 years of relevant experience OR Bachelors degree with at least two years of relevant experience OR Masters degree with relevant experience;

  • Valid drivers license. Driving record (MVR) will be reviewed and must meet guidelines based on the companys Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers;

  • DOT medical card or the ability to obtain one through successfully completing and passing a DOT physical. In addition, candidate must be able to meet all applicable DOT/FMCSA criteria. Drivers with previous DOT driving experience may be required to undergo FMCSA safety checks and applicable review;

  • Experience with both standard Microsoft Office computer and software systems used in scientific data analysis, with ability to quickly learn new software programs and tools;

  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.;

  • Have or have the ability to obtain pesticide applicator license;

  • Have or have the ability to obtain UAV license for operating drones;

  • Ability to work extended hours during peak operational seasons.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree 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;

  • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative team-based environment;

  • Capable maintaining large data sets;

  • CDL license or ability to obtain.

Domestic relocation assistance may beoffered for this role.



Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. 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.


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Job Post Date: 02/24/21
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