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Bayer Plant Genotyping R&D Specialist II in Chesterfield, Missouri

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Plant Genotyping R&D Specialist II


The primary responsibilities of this role, Plant Genotyping R&D Specialist II, are to:

  • Deliver daily/weekly plant genotyping targets;

  • Have primary or shared responsibility for a specialized laboratory technology;

  • Be accountable for cross-functional work in multiple platforms/process areas;

  • Solve problems of routine to moderate scope, optimize workflows and validate methods by using multiple data sources;

  • Use specialized scientific techniques to conduct experiments and process improvements;

  • Adhere to established protocols and techniques;

  • Operate and troubleshoot instrumentation;

  • Solve routine problems requiring original thinking and deductive reasoning of diverse procedures within specialized laboratory technology;

  • Prioritize and coordinate work within a large team and provide training to contingent workforce;

  • Maintain detailed record keeping and required documentation;

  • Achieve commitment to safety and adherence to safety protocols and best practices;

  • Perform a variety of experiments with accuracy;

  • Be skilled while organizing and reporting specialized reports, including analyzing and interpreting the results of experiments, production Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), cost/benefit analysis, and lab related issues to partners and key stakeholders;

  • Thrive on meeting challenges, insist on high quality deliverables, demonstrate effective problem-solving skills and have proven initiative in some categories of accomplishments, either individually or as part of a group;

  • Take initiative in keeping current with developments in specialized area.


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:

  • Master of Science in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or related field with relevant experience OR Bachelor of Science with at least two years of related experience in academia or industry OR Non-degreed with at least 10 years of relevant experience;

  • Strong molecular biology acumen with the ability to independently design experiments and analyze data;

  • High throughput laboratory automation experience with mechanical aptitude for operating and troubleshooting automation;

  • Proficiency with data analysis and visualization software.



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. 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: United States : Missouri : Chesterfield

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 377807

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