Technology Development Scientist

Bayer Inc. Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 months ago

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.

Technology Development Scientist


The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Technology Development Scientist, are to:

  • Develop seed genetic purity assay(s) to reduce turnaround time, reduce COGS and increase quality to support both raw crops and vegetables quality testing to support seed production and seed sales;

  • Drive technology implementation projects to completion including setting up discussions with technical leads in regional seed quality testing labs, managing project milestones and timelines, training lab personals on the technology etc.;

  • Enable aglobal testing strategy and capability especially North America and Asia regions by driving assay standardization, transfer and validation in global regions to ensure seed business continuity;

  • Lead and influence genetic community (around 10 people) of technical leads from global testing labs to identify improvement opportunities, align on testing method and process as well as to bring in new technologies;

  • Facilitate row crop quality trait testing alignment through seed product supply pipeline.


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's degree with at least eight years of experience in Molecular Genetics, breeding or related field OR Ph.D. with at least four years of experience in Molecular Genetics, breeding or related field;

  • Excellent communication - oral, written, and team work skills within a diverse organization;

  • Experience in successful assay development and implementation;

  • Strong background in plant genetics or breeding.

Domestic relocation may be provided.



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 : Creve Coeur || United States : Missouri : St. Louis Division: Crop Science Reference Code: 162345 Contact Us + 1 888-473-1001, option #5

Job Segment: Genetics, Scientific, Agricultural, Scientist, Agronomy, Engineering, Science, Agriculture

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