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Weed Resistance Management Lead with Bayer in St Louis MO

Type of position Industry
Employer Bayer
Description of Employer Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Bayer’s 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. A career with Bayer means you can put your passion into practice and make an impact. Explore what makes Bayer different and what we have to offer to our employees.
Location St Louis MO
Salary Based on experience and skill level
Benefits Bayer is committed to providing state-of-the-art benefits to its employees. Benefits contribute to individual and family health, increase financial security, and help create a comfortable work-life balance that improves quality of life. We are constantly working to increase the benefits we provide and our goal for the future is to have the highest level of social protection available for all employees. A highlight of some of these benefits include: medical coverage, prescription drug reimbursement, dental coverage, vision coverage, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, life insurance, a savings and retirement plan, Bayer share award program, adoption assistance and an education assistance program. These programs and options may differ based on union contracts and/or requirements of the business.
Closing date of competition 09/09/2019
Date position available Immediately
Description of duties Weed Resistance Management Lead

Project lead responsible to design, conduct, and coordinate greenhouse and growth chamber experiments to assess and characterize weed resistance to Bayer herbicide portfolio;

  • Analyze, interpret, summarize, and report the results and develop recommendations to the team, stake holders, and Leadership;
  • Partner with Global Regulatory to develop a strategy to support product performance inquires and management of multiple-herbicide resistant weeds;
  • Work closely with formulation chemists, biochemists, molecular biologists, plant physiologists, field biologists, technology development managers, and other project leads to assess technical features of new weed control technologies in comparison to conventional weed control options;
  • Help develop and evaluate new weed control product concepts and determine and optimize product opportunities in global markets.
Qualifications sought Weed Resistance Management Lead

Minimum of Ph.D. in Weed Science or related life sciences discipline;

  • Minimum of three or more years of relevant experience, in weed science, crop science, agronomy, plant physiology, plant biology, and/or a related discipline;
  • Strong working experience in project leadership and influencing through others;
  • Strong experience in conducting research trials and following scientific procedures, and proven ability to work independently and effectively on cross-functional and multidisciplinary teams;
  • Strong written / oral communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong understanding of weed biology, herbicide physiology, herbicides modes of action, and mechanisms of herbicide weed resistance;
  • Strong understanding of traditional weed control systems and herbicide tolerance traits in major agronomic crops (such as corn, soybean, cotton, and/or canola) in global markets.
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Additional Information 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.
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