Sustainable Systems Agronomist

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Job Title: Sustainable Systems Agronomist
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.


Sustainable Systems Agronomist 



This position is residence based near Midwest region close to business needs.


The primary responsibilities of this role, Sustainable Systems Agronomist, are to: 


  • Provide grower education through one on one conversations, presentations at grower meetings and workshops, and education of partners;
  • Provide direct support to growers in implementation of regenerative agricultural practices for participation in the U.S. Bayer Carbon program;
  • Increase grower enrollment in the U.S. Bayer Carbon program;
  • Increase grower retention and satisfaction in the U.S. Bayer Carbon program;
  • Support verification and validation of climate smart practice adoption;
  • Provide technical support and training for seed dealers and Bayer sales team and other channel partners;
  • Work with key stakeholders to increase understanding of the U.S. Bayer Carbon program;
  • Create a pipeline of growers to enroll in the U.S. Bayer Carbon program through key partnerships;
  • Communicate the regenerative agricultural practices and the key benefits, including enrollment in the U.S. Bayer Carbon program;
  • Develop and instill confidence in regenerative agricultural recommendations;
  • Support Field Sales Representatives (FSRs), TPAMs, CBAs with agronomy related questions about the U.S. Bayer Carbon program;
  • Build presence and credibility with key growers, seed dealers, crop consultants and other key third party stakeholders;
  • Demonstrate breadth of perspective and business acumen;
  • Travel approximately 60%;
  • Ensure compliance with Bayer safety and vehicle safety policies;
  • Ensure enablement of sales team and customer success for the U.S. Bayer Carbon program;
  • Communicate needs of growers to the U.S. Bayer Carbon program;
  • Check the area impact on business results for the Sales Team in the U.S. Bayer Carbon program enrollment targets;
  • Recommend and initiate new projects;
  • Deliver high quality work, exercise good judgement, and make independent decisions without immediate supervision;
  • Provide some constructive, solution-based input and contributes ideas to achieve organization goals;
  • Ensure regenerative Agronomy grower engagement model to achieve business objectives;
  • Ensure product stewardship and use recommendations for the local territory




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 10 years of experience or or Ph.D. degree in agriculture or related discipline with at least four years of experience in agronomy, sales, field development or R&D related roles (degree has to be completed by start date).


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master of Science with at least eight years of experience;
  • Experience in regenerative and conservation agricultural practices such as reduced or no-till systems, cover crops and/or crop rotations.

Relocation may be offered for this role.





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: Residence Based|Residence Based|Residence Based|Residence Based     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 515641     
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Job Post Date: 03/05/22
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