R&D Specialist III Pest Control



YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibilities of this role, Research and Development Specialist III Pest Control, are to: 

  • Work with scientists in pest control team to coordinate, execute and supervise experiments of undergraduate students or contractors;
  • Partner with stakeholders across the BLXs different department to deliver results according to timelines and projects;
  • Design new bioassays to address specific technical questions relating to 2-3 research projects;
  • Perform bioassay at a consistent throughput, with high quality and repeatability;
  • Collect, collate, and analyze data;
  • Estimate throughput is 3-4 bioassays per week;
  • Interpret data and prepare specialized reports and presentations summarizing activities and making recommendations for next steps;
  • Leverage statistics tools and quality control processes to realize accuracy, efficiency and expanded improvements to protocols;
  • Interpret data and prepare specialized reports and presentations summarizing activities and making recommendations for next steps;
  • Capture data in Eln, in databases and conduct data quality check;
  • Be responsible for lab equipment specific to research expertise, including maintenance;
  • Be responsible for assigned lab areas;
  • Learn a variety of mechanical, electrical, software, problem solving, and customer interaction skills as the team simultaneously support lab automation process;
  • Perform tasks to ensure compliance with Bayer policies and quality standard;
  • Adhere to all laboratory safety policies and practices as well as compliance;
  • Support the development and activities in pest control, actively participate in departmental activities, team meeting and team building etc.;
  • Communicate effectively by listening, documentation, and presentation;
  • Coordinate and cooperate on research activities with peers, supervisors and subordinates;
  • Meet/interact with internal customer from different departments to support design bioassay design (using robust statistical techniques);
  • Make oral and written reports on experimental results in order to enable stakeholders to make appropriate decisions based on scientific results.

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:

  • M.S. with at least one year of relevant experience;
  • B.S. in Entomology or other biological science, with at least four years of relevant experience;
  • Previous industry experience;
  • Non-degreed with 12 years relevant experience;
  • Broad understanding of instrumentation and scientific principles;
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills;
  • Proficiency with experimental design and scientific instrumentation, execute various experiments and analysis in a high throughput setting;
  • Ability to effectively work on multiple tasks/projects at the same time;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills;
  • Passion to grow and willingness to be intellectually challenged;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary/multicultural research team;
  • Ability to effectively work on multiple tasks/projects at the same time;  
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills;
  • Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet programs, and LIMS-based data management systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with microbial/biologicals.
 

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.  

 
   
If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now.  Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice.  
   
         
Division: Crop Science   Reference Code 291601  
Functional Area: Chemical R&D   Location: United States : California : West Sacramento
Employment Type: Regular  Position Grade: M06  
 
 
Contact Us
 
Address Telephone E-Mail
Creve Coeur, MO +1 888-473-1001, option #5 hrop_usa@bayer.com
63167    
Job Type: 
Regular
Job Listing Expiration: 
60 Days
Company Name: 
Bayer
Name of Contact Person: 
Tonya Farr
City: 
West Sacramento
State/Province: 
CA
Country: 
United States
Contact Person's Email: 
Tonya.Farr.ext@Bayer.com