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CCR Environmental Laboratory Analyst

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Job Title: CCR Environmental Laboratory Analyst
Location: Muscatine, IA, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Technician
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.

CCR Environmental Laboratory Analyst


The primary responsibilities of this role, CCR Environmental Laboratory Analyst, are to:

  • Prepare and analyze Glyphosate and Acetanilide cross contamination samples using HPLC, GC, IC, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, and GC-MS equipment to ensure quality across the Muscatine site, crop protection, and other global organizations;

  • Have high awareness and mitigation of cross contamination risks in sample preparation;

  • Perform advanced instrument maintenance and troubleshooting on HPLC, GC, IC, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, GC-MS, TOC and distillation equipment;

  • Prepare and analyze waste treatment samples via GC, LC and IC to monitor treatability for freedom to operate (FTO) compliance;

  • Prepare, analyze, and interpret results on non-routine customer service samples via HPLC and GC-MS with a high degree of accuracy and accountability;

  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with process technicians, engineers, quality assurance, and lab technical staff to share results, troubleshoot processes, and improve efficiencies;

  • Complete projects involving method development, optimization, and analyte detection;

  • Learn and assist, proactively, with other roles within the lab;

  • Have strong focus on mentoring and developing junior analysts within the lab;

  • Help Develop/Maintain training program for future CCR laboratory analysts.


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:

  • Bachelors degree in a science discipline and lab experience; or A.A. or Associates degree at least two years of lab experience with Chromatography, LIMS and CDS (Chromatography Data System), (five years lab experience with Chromatography, LIMS and CDS (Chromatography Data System) may substitute for education requirements);

  • Ability to meet after-hours and weekend support needs;

  • Strong focus on safety, teamwork and personal flexibility;

  • Ability to work without direct supervision in a diverse team environment;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High level of confidence in analytical ability, able to defend results;

  • Read and understand product specifications;

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills;

  • Application of statistics for development, optimization and control of analytical processes;

  • Experience in chromatographic and spectroscopic methods such as knowledge of the following instrumentation GC, LC, IC, ICP, GCMS;

  • Ability to understand and perform advanced instrument maintenance;

  • Ability to prepare samples with complicated matrices;

  • Strong skills in oral/written communication, time and task management, priority setting, decision making, resource allocation, and cost management;

  • Detail oriented;

  • This position is in a Laboratory setting and involves repetitive motion and/or potential for lifting up to 50 lbs.;

  • Standard hours will be 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.;

  • Overtime hours including evening and weekend work required as needed to support the business needs.


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: 01/27/21
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