Seed Technician


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Job Title: Seed Technician
Location: Stanton, MN, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
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.

 

Seed Technician 

 

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The primary responsibilities of this role, Seed Technician, are to: 

 

  • Operate equipment in the research and development sites and leveraging real time data to maximize existing procedures;
  • Perform preventive maintenance and inspections;
  • Troubleshoot problems associated with equipment, processes, and systems as needed;
  • Support areas across the site in driving the adoption of continuous improvements conducive to an organized and clean work environment. Utilize standard industry techniques to initiate process and work improvements;
  • Provide coaching and training to seasonal workforce, area trainees and peers supporting achievement and personal development;
  • Ensure upstream activities (e.g., seed inspections, international shipping, indoor and outdoor activities) are handled within company standards and business requirements;
  • Maintain key process documentation (operating, start-up and shut-down procedures, standard work, process flow and instrumentation diagrams, etc.);
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and adherence to Bayer's Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) standards (e.g. general shop floor/machine safety and operating procedures);
  • Comply with internal procedures and support compliance with legal requirements applicable to area activities;
  • Participate in and prepare to lead meetings as needed; articulating objectives and allocating resources accordingly across all active production areas;
  • Support and maintain metrics and relevant information on current Visual Management boards to drive teamwork and facilitate change;
  • Ability to work well and communicate with others in a dynamic setting.
  • Ability to work outside in varying weather conditions.
  • Position entails driving a company vehicle (pooled or assigned to the individual). This may include being required to drive greater than 5,000 business miles annually in a personal, pooled, or rented vehicle OR being expected to frequently drive a pooled car as part of your job duties - regardless of mileage.
  • Position requires driving for the company that will (may) fall under DOT/FMCSA jurisdiction. This may entail the hauling of trailers, product, supplies or equipment in a safe manner.

 

WHO YOU ARE

 

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;
  • Basic knowledge of IT (Internet, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, or facilities with systems);
  • Valid Drivers' License, in order to be eligible to drive a company car, your driving record have to meet guidelines based on the company's Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers - MVR will be reviewed as part of pre-employment screening;
  • DOT medical card OR the ability to obtain one through successfully completing and passing a DOT physical. In addition, candidate must be able to meet all applicable DOT/FMCSA criteria. Drivers with previous DOT driving experience may be required to undergo FMCSA safety checks and applicable review;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older, due to safety requirements to operate a combine;
  • Be able to lift, push, and pull 60lbs seasonally;
  • Have availability to meet overtime demands, including occasional work on weekends and holidays.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Prior experience operating and/or maintaining farm equipment such as tractors, planters, combines, etc.;
  • Have or have the ability to obtain a Pesticide Applicator License.
   
YOUR APPLICATION  
   

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: Stanton     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 452926     
 
 
Contact Us
   
Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com 
To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION
Job Post Date: 08/07/21
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