Site Lead II - Stonington, IL

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Job Title: Site Lead II - Stonington, IL
Location: Residence Based, Nationwide 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.


Site Lead II - Stonington, IL 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Site Lead II, are to: 


  • Proactively seek and communicate broader business objectives and key messages to their site;
  • Provide and receive feedback for development of self and others (direct reports, peers, partner, people leader, etc.);
  • Ensure that critical conversations, coaching, and development planning are happening at the site;
  • Champion cross-functional (commercial, product supply, other breeding functions, etc., including regionally and globally) inclusion and collaboration;
  • Recognize individuals and team accomplishments;
  • Motivate and empower the team to take pride and ownership in their processes as well as drive continuous improvement;
  • Facilitate a culture of change operations;
  • Deliver business objectives defined for the site;
  • Prioritize resources such as budget, labor, supplies, etc.;
  • Meet hse (health / safety / environment), regulatory, and corporate policy requirements for the site to ensure Freedom To Operate (FTO);
  • Create a culture of safety, quality, and compliance;
  • Ensure alignment of cross functional expectations;
  • Develop, track, and keep team apprised of site and organizational metrics;
  • Serve as a role model for others to follow when complying with our company's life (leadership, integrity, flexibility, efficiency) principles and policies;
  • Delegate operational leadership and responsibilities as well as ensure accountability;
  • Drive continuous improvement at the site and regularly share key findings and opportunities with other sites;
  • Ensure all site members are trained on standard work processes and tools and establish key contacts for accountability and follow up;
  • Acquire and maintain facilities and equipment for effective and efficient functioning of all programs;
  • Drive the vision and goals of the site to align with the Bayer strategy;
  • Own and maintain contingency plan(s) for their site;
  • Forecast and own all aspects of budgeting and capital aligning with site s long range plan;
  • Identify and build a talent pipeline for your site;
  • Understand personnel outside of function and/or externally to include them in talent planning;
  • Influence other functions/divisions talent planning;
  • Ensure site delivers on all community engagement objectives while also seek ways to grow on this initiative regionally;
  • Be actively involved with "telling our story" (social media, community events, media, etc.) As well as acting as an ambassador of Bayer;
  • Actively build industry relations and member of local agriculture groups.




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 with a minimum of 10 years of relevant work-related experience or Master's degree with a minimum of eight years of relevant work-related experience or a Ph.D. with a minimum of four years of relevant work-related experience;
  • A minimum of four years of demonstrated people leadership experience with seasonal workers and/or full-time employees or managing a team of employees through project management experience;
  • Strong decision-making, prioritization, and problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrate flexibility in an agile work environment;
  • Strong computer skills related to data acquisition, organization, and analysis;
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills;
  • Broad knowledge of crop production and farming practices;
  • Good working knowledge of research operations and ability to interpret / interact with large data sets;
  • Proven ability to help multiple stakeholders understand and advocate for modern agriculture;
  • Valid Driver’s License. Driving record (MVR) will be reviewed and must meet guidelines based on the company’s Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers.


Domestic Relocation may be available for this position.




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.  
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Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 523041     
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Job Post Date: 12/03/21
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