Lab Coordinator

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Job Title: Lab Coordinator
Location: Woodland, CA, West 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 Coordinator 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Laboratory Coordinator, are to: 


  • Coordinate daily testing activities of seed health testing platforms including monitoring of sample queue, traceability of samples within lab, communicate resourcing needs to Operations managers, communication of technical issues to appropriate stakeholders, posting of assay results and manage inventories of critical lab supplies/reagents to ensure timely delivery of service level agreements;
  • Be able to create and monitor Key Performance Indicatros (KPIs) and metrics for standardize test methods;
  • Identify areas for improvement and communicate to leadership Function as process expert for testing platform and train others to perform processes;
  • Create documents/protocols, review and summarize technical data for presentation to peers and management;
  • Ensure that all work instructions and procedures are accurate, current and align and comply with external accreditation standards;
  • Implement continuous improvement projects and troubleshoot quality testing issues related to data management, automation and method documentation/implementation;
  • Promote continuous improvement culture;
  • Collaborate with Information Technology teams to capture lab requirements and perform testing of new functionality with IT/SAP/LIMS systems.




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:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in biology, microbiology, pathology, chemistry or related field;
  • At least two years of experience supervising teams;
  • Lead through influence;
  • Comfortable with ambiguity;
  • Ability to communicate and lead change within teams;
  • Knowledge of process improvement systems/methods;
  • Experience with some of the following computer programs, Microsoft Excel (Data Analysis, Macros, etc), Business Objects, Access (database design and use), SAP;
  • Detailed oriented with the ability to multitask in a high throughput environment;
  • Be able to shift hours;
  • Weekend and overtime work.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • LIMS (Labware or Labvantage).

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: On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a six point COVID-19 action plan. As follow up to the initial announcement, the government has shared more details about the federal contractor guidance, including that colleagues who work for businesses that perform certain federal contracts are required to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021. As a federal contractor, Bayer must follow and implement the federal vaccination requirements. This requirement applies to all current and future Bayer employees working in Consumer Health, Pharmaceuticals and Enabling Functions supporting either of the divisions, effective 12/8/21. Currently, Crop Science (CS) colleagues, and Enabling Function colleagues who exclusively support Crop Science, are exempt from this requirement. Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to any qualified individual who because of a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice receives an exemption from the vaccination requirement, provided that such accommodation would not result in an undue hardship for the company.  
Location: Woodland     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 424786     
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Job Post Date: 10/26/21
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