Lab Analyst I

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Job Title: Lab Analyst I
Location: Waterman, IL, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: IT/Software Development
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.


Lab Analyst I 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Lab Analyst I, are to: 


  • Have a timely, accurate preparation, evaluation, and recording of seed analyses;
  • Complete the testing processes ensuring process control, accurate data management, timely escalation of problem solving, and error correction under the direction of Lab Operations Managers and/or Lab Coordinators;
  • Have the ability to learn and apply scientific methods and non-routine techniques for analysis as directed by protocols and work instructions to deliver quality results - which may include preparation of reagents, media, controls and sample preparation;
  • Work independently within a team environment to ensure all testing is conducted in compliance with Bayer ESH policies, Laboratory QMS and protocols, and Regulatory agency requirements;
  • Provide oversight and task related feedback to contingent labor;
  • Maintain reagents and consumables to required inventory levels;
  • Participate in a continuous improvement program focused on enhancing current processes and performing root cause analyses/troubleshooting of issues;
  • Participate in Bayer’s ESH safety program and cross-site projects/initiatives.




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:


  • Associate’s degree zero year lab experience, at least three years of lab experience may substitute for education requirement;
  • Strong knowledge of basic laboratory techniques;
  • Fluent in English with the ability to read, write, and speak effectively Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Ability to work as a team member and effectively communicate within a multicultural environment;
  • Detailed oriented with the ability to multitask in a high throughput environment;
  • May require a change in shift hours;
  • Weekend and overtime work.

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 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.  
Location: Waterman     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 478041     
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Job Post Date: 10/28/21
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