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Bayer Automation Engineering Co-Op in Chesterfield, Missouri

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.

Automation Engineering Co-Op

In Bayer’s Crop Science division, we shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that helps to nourish our growing world, preserve natural resources and deliver better solutions for all farmers. Using the creative spark that comes from human ingenuity, we seek to deliver world-class innovation, set new standards in sustainability, and drive our digital transformation. Our products include high-performance seeds & traits, crop protection solutions, and digital farming tools.


The primary responsibilities of this role, Automation Engineering Co-Op, are to:

  • Analyze state of the art technology alongside experimental prototypes to determine best methods to meet problems of pollen management;

  • Design systems to meet pollen management challenges that take into consideration the following: best automation practices, optimized user interaction, and biological factors for optimum plant cultivation;

  • Prototype and test designs for systems to rapidly prove viability of designs;

  • Engage in iterative design processes to arrive at a best solution;

  • Make plans and business case to scale designs for deployment.


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:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in Engineering (bioengineering, mechanical, electrical, agricultural or etc.);

  • Willing to work “hands-on” with machinery and plants with technician and engineer direction;

  • Demonstrated problem solving, planning, and time management skills;

  • Strong computer skills, especially related to design and data analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge or understanding of programming in languages such as Python or R;

  • Hands on extracurricular project experiences.


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 : Chesterfield

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 223661

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