Bayer Senior Scientist in Maricopa, AZ, United States

Your tasks and responsibilities

The purpose of the Senior Scientist role is to manage site responsibilities and budgets, the nursery services program, the Agronomic Performance Trials (APT) and the cotton core seed increase (Core) programs. The Senior Scientist will develop and set strategy with input from US Breeding team and the US Cotton operations team. The Senior Scientist will also be required to develop the Arizona team with strategic intent and be directly involved with the US Desert Southwest cotton breeding efforts.

The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Scientist, are to: •Build strong functional NS/APT/Core team; •Develop and implement seed increase and processing strategy for the Nursery Services and APT/Core increase programs, innovating efficiencies and managing resources; •Coordinate program efforts with US Breeding managers, Trait Introgression Manager, Parent Seed Manager, Agronomic Services Manager and Molecular Breeding Manager; •Manage all Stewardship, Quality Management Systems and Safety requirements for compliance; •Manage short term expenses through the operating budget and manage long term improvements and innovations through Capital budget planning and implementation; •Manage Backup Seed Storage program; •Coordinate with on-site breeding team for new product development aligned with the US Breeding strategy within and across crops; •Identifies and implements new technologies to continuously improve processes.

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: •B.S. (with 10 years of experience) M.S. (with 8 years of experience) or Ph.D. (with 4 years of experience) degree in agronomy, crop physiology, plant breeding, biology or related field; •Experience in process management; •Excellent organizations skills and attention to detail; •Excellent team contributor and team leader; •People and resource management skills that include recruitment and development of staff •Critical, innovative and logical thinking ability to plan present and future needs; •Strong background in cotton agronomy and physiology, statistical design and analysis, laboratory seed processing techniques, and experimental and cotton production management; •Mentors peer/colleagues in area of expertise; •Applies state-of-the-art know how to solve complex problems; •Effective communicator in all mediums.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. 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. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

Country:United States

Location:AZ, AZ-Maricopa, AZ-Maricopa

Reference Code:0000170177