SPI ISE Development Scientist

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Job Title: SPI ISE Development Scientist
Location: Creve Coeur, MO, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
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.


SPI ISE Development Scientist 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Seed Production Innovation Science & Engineering (ISE) Development Scientist, are to:


  • Support development efforts in key Seed Production innovation initiatives including Advanced Pollination Technologies, Hybrid Wheat and Hybrid Rice;
  • Perform research and contribute to research projects, technologies, publications, intellectual property, or trade secrets related to RC and Veg seed production;
  • Conduct independent research and execute lab, greenhouse,field protocols;
  • Collaborate cross-functionall with key internal stakeholders including Breeding, Regional Production, Production Research and external stakeholders to deliver results 
  • Support implementation of quality testing assays suitable/optimized for mobile field and lab environments;
  • Develop a process to enable genetic, physiological, and health testing of biological samples in a single workflow;
  • Develop requirements for inventory management system that is optimized for Advanced Pollination workflow and end users in Research and Development (R&D) and Product Supply;
  • Assist in establishing testing protocols, validation, and deployment of pollen quality assays to the production;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of pollen inventory management system in the production;
  • Define and critically review Design-of-Experiments for statistical power of in-field validations for lab, field and facilities proof of concepts;
  • Partner with Legal and Intellectual Property (IP) teams to ensure that all pollen research and related efforts are in compliance with FTO and IP valuation processes;
  • Work with internal and external science and engineering collaborators to shorten development cycles, compare different approaches, and add new projects/technologies to the team;
  • Translate non-technical stakeholder requirements into experimental design and research projects, and advance them through the SPI project advancement process to implementation;
  • Deliver analytical reports and present results to stakeholders and technical team members and maintain IP-related documentation of results.




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 of Science with at least five years of relevant experience in Agronomy, Plant/Seed Physiology, Plant Molecular/Reproductive Biology, Genetics, Bio/Medical Engineering, Biochemistry or plant science related discipline or Master of Science with at least two years or experience or Ph.D. with at least one year of experience;
  • Prior experience with molecular, genomic and cytological tools and techniques;
  • Knowledge of statistical tools;
  • Experience in planning and executing experimental designs as well as analyses and interpretation of data;
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with team members and stakeholders;
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency;
  • Strong communication skills to all levels of internal and external leadership and scientists/engineers with diverse backgrounds;
  • Drive and self-motivation to work in the challenging, fast-paced, and continually changing environment to enable technological innovations for unique applications in the supply chain production environment;
  • Willingness to travel 20% of time.

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. 

Location: Creve Coeur     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 474682     
Contact Us
Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com 
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Job Post Date: 10/14/21
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