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Location: - (Maricopa, Arizona, South-West United States, USA)
Company: Bayer CropScience
Open Til: 01-Apr-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Crop Protection/Chemicals
Career Type: Business Development
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Bayer CropScience (BCS) is one of the world's leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and plant biotechnology. With our headquarters in Monheim, Germany, Bayer CropScience has a global workforce of about 17,900, and is represented in more than 120 countries. BCS is structured into six Business Operations units: four regional crop protection units and two units responsible for Environmental Science and BioScience - offering an outstanding range of products and extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture as well as for non-agricultural applications. BioScience Seed Trait Logistics We offer a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefit programs. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will be eligible for an array of innovative rewards and recognition programs, variable pay and incentive opportunities as well as benefits coverage beginning on your first day of employment. We are committed to helping our employees maintain a healthy balance between their responsibilities at work and home. You will be eligible for paid time off programs, paid company holidays, flexible work options and numerous site conveniences. We are also committed to supporting your professional development through career ladders, training programs, tuition assistance and professional association events.
If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, we encourage you to explore how you can make a difference at Bayer by applying now.
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The primary responsibility of this role is to manage Southern seed production for Research & Development traits, including but not limited to cotton and corn. The seed produced is critical for Phases 1-3 of Trait Development, supporting: research and development trial activities in US, production and trial activities in counter-season locations, global regulatory approval requirements, and regulatory science functions. This position will be located in the Phoenix, AZ area.
The incumbent will: Plan and implement propagation of research and development traited seed; Organize QC testing and maintain accurate records of results; Track and maintain all pedigree, generation, stocks, etc. information in BioMat database; Manage all functions of field production and processing to ensure optimal conditions for quality, quantity, and time efficiency; Provide assistance to counter-season production staff; Ensure compliance with all Regulatory, QMS, PPI, BioSafety and Stewardship guidelines; Travel, as needed, domestically and internationally, 15%. The selected candidate is required to possess the following: M.S. or B.S.degree in agronomy, horticulture, (or related field) or business + 5 years' relevant seed production experience; Current knowledge of southern row crop production - methods, sampling and data analysis; Extremely good organizational skills, interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work in a team environment; Problem solving skills must include organization and scheduling of multiple tasks and data management; Demonstrated practical skills with sound understanding of field production operations; Ability to travel, as needed, domestically and internationally, 15%.
Preferred Qualifications M.S. degree in agronomy, horticulture, plant sciences; 8+ years'relevant seed production experience.