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Bayer Crop Science Packaging Technician Trainee

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Job Title: Bayer Crop Science Packaging Technician Trainee
Location: Muscatine, IA, 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.

Bayer Crop Science Packaging Technician Trainee


The primary responsibilities of this role, Bayer Crop Science Packaging Technician Trainee, are to:

  • Troubleshoot problems associated with equipment, process, or systems;

  • Provide Leadership and direction to contractor employees on shift to ensure all work tasks are completed efficiently and safely according to Bayer policies;

  • Perform mechanical maintenance and preventative maintenance on packaging equipment;

  • Complete equipment repair notifications and work directly with Maintenance Technicians on any repairs requiring their assistance;

  • Document actions and adjustments during shift in order to ensure a complete and safe shift exchange;

  • Document and complete safety, quality, environmental, and inventory control reports;

  • Conduct equipment isolations and issue work permits to contractors and maintenance and monitor progress through completion of work;

  • Assist in preparation, review and approval of key process documentation (i.e. operating, cleanout, start up, shutdown procedures, process flow and instrumentation diagrams);

  • Complete required safety, quality, product sampling, and environmental checks and follow up on any deficiencies;

  • Mentor, teach and provide developmental coaching to peers and contractor operators;

  • Set and complete personal development goals;

  • Maintain a clean, safe, and healthy work environment by supporting and completing 5S practices as well as all area and plant policies and procedures.


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 equivalent with at least that level of reading comprehension, writing, and math;

  • At least two years of manufacturing or similar experience;

  • Experience in forklift operation;

  • Ability to use various hand tools;

  • Ability to troubleshoot and complete mechanical repairs or preventive maintenance on equipment;

  • Operate Computer Control Systems (PLC & Delta V);

  • Ability to work in a team environment with effective time management skills to achieve production goals;

  • Proven leadership of a team or small group;

  • At least one year of product packaging experience;

  • At least one year of electrical/mechanical work experience;

  • Experience with robotic equipment.


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: 11/25/20
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