Our mission "Bayer: Science For A Better Life" guides our endeavors to address some of today's most pressing global challenges in health and nutrition through better medicines and a sufficient quantity of high-quality food for a steadily growing and aging population. Achieving this vision requires inspiration, innovation, and a passion for applying state-of-the-art technology to revolutionize agriculture. We are seeking a Regional Process Engineer with these core strengths to support our seed production facilities in Texas and Arizona.
Regional Process Engineers are site based and provide ongoing support to multiple seed production facilities within a specific region. In addition to support, he/she will focus on facility optimization efforts to improve all aspects of our operations. The Regional Process Engineers have the opportunity to work with a broad team, cutting edge equipment and state-of-the-art facilities to truly make an impact.
The Regional Process Engineer will maintain a strong relationship with other Regional Process Engineers, Site Leadership Teams, ESH Specialists, Regional Automation Engineers and other site personnel at all assigned production facilities. The successful candidate will need to be able to adapt quickly to changes in our business, courageously face new challenges and leverage the talents, skills and resources of other team members.
Lead facility continuous improvement and optimization efforts related to safety, quality, service and cost.
Support plant operations by tracking performance metrics, resolving production and downtime issues, planning yearly maintenance activities, and ensuring the site(s) are capable of meeting monthly, quarterly, and yearly business objectives.
Actively participate as a member of the Plant Operations Network(s) and Virtual Plant Network(s) to standardize and share process improvements across sites/regions.
Partner with the Site Lead to develop the site(s) capital plan, identify potential projects for inclusion in the plan, and be the site manufacturing representative on large and small capital project teams.
Lead efforts to Identify, evaluate and standardize new process technology.
Lead and/or participate in other initiatives as needed.
Qualifications Required Skills/ Experience
Home base out of our new Lubbock, TX production facility.
Minimum of a BS degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or similar technical field.
Highly motivated with a results-oriented approach
Capability to clearly present information and influence or persuade others through oral or written communications
Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
Capable of working remotely with minimal supervision
Ability to manage seasonal overtime
Good working knowledge of operations research, statistics and data analysis
Qualifications Desired Skills/Experience
3 years of experience in a manufacturing, engineering and/or technical environment.
Knowledge of process improvement principles such as Lean and Six Sigma
Experience with agriculture and seed manufacturing
Experience working in and/or leading in a matrix environment
Computer proficiencies including process modeling software, CAD, SAP
Knowledge of Process Control and Manufacturing Execution Systems
Knowledge of multi-crop seed production practices