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Seed & Sample Inventory Team Lead

Company: Bayer AG
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: January 9, 2022

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.Seed & Sample Inventory Team Lead YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe primary responsibilities of this role, Seed and Sample Inventory Team Lead, are to: Hold global accountability for managing plant material (seed and samples) for Regulatory Sciences Seeds and Traits portfolio including maintaining accurate seed and sample inventories globally including for third party company licensee seed and archival materials; Replace cost for this seed inventory would be minimum 50 EUR m; Manage seed and sample facilities for storage of plant material including associated cooler, freezers, warehouse and equipment; Be accountable for creation and shipping of sample kits to field sites and contract research organizations for collection of samples to be used in downstream studies; Manage distribution and shipping of seed and samples to study director and contract research organizations; Drive strategy for process improvement, automation and IT solutions and writes SOP's for complex technical operations and processes; Employ LEAN, Six Sigma and 5S methodologies to drive improvements, efficiencies and automation for all workflows; Engage with other technology centers to share process improvements and innovations; Critically analyze project plans, customer requests and work with all relevant stakeholders to create optimal solutions with respect to scientific relevance, resource needs and timelines; Ensure compliance with BCS safety, Biosafety and stewardship standards and traceability through appropriate quality management and information systems; Lead the development of leadership competencies at both the individual and team level; Steer talent development within the team, providing opportunities for personal development, the best use of individual capabilities, and encouraging a positive work environment through the LIFE values; Actively participate as member of a strong leadership team and creates a culture that fosters partnership, trust and inclusion, and co-owns outcomes within the PMC organization and broadly to the Seed and Traits Safety organization.WHO YOU AREYour 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: Scientist, Bachelor of Science with at least 12 years of relevant experience or Master of Science with at least 10 years of relevant experience or Ph.D. with at least six years in crop science/inventory management or related fields; Knowledge and understanding of facilities management including construction and budgeting processes; Comprehensive understanding of regulatory compliance requirements for USDA, EPA regulated biotech and chemistry products and working knowledge of GLP Quality Management Systems and/or ISO quality systems; Ability to solve technical and scientific problems and to initiate improvements in working practice; Project management skills to successfully deal with workload and planning issues; Strategic and innovative; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Experience interacting with internal and external clients and development of solid internal/external networks; Skillset to ensure project plans and status are transparent and that risks, issues, and results are clear to all involved parties; Execute responsibilities with knowledge, accuracy, persistence, resilience, and creativity seeking to work both independently and collaboratively.Preferred Qualifications: Strong people leader with proven leadership, motivational and interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience leading teams. YOUR APPLICATION 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: United States : Missouri : Chesterfield Division: Crop Science Reference Code: 515541 Contact Us Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com

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