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, Laboratory Analyst I, are to:


  • Prepare, evaluate, and record seed analyses;
  • Complete the testing processes ensuring process control, accurate data management, timely escalation of problem-solving, and error correction;
  • 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 the preparation of reagents, media, controls, and sample preparation;
  • Work independently within a team environment to ensure all testing is conducted in compliance with Bayer Environment, Safety and Health (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 and 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 Of Arts or Associate of Science Degree, without laboratory experience;
  • At least three years of laboratory experience may substitute for education requirements;
  • 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;
  • This position may require a change in shift hours, weekend, and overtime work as required.

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 also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. 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, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.  
Location: Waterman     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 615704     
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Job Post Date: 04/28/22
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