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Bayer Engineer III Laboratory Automation 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.

Engineer III Laboratory Automation


The primary responsibilities of this role, Engineer lllLaboratory Automation, are to:

  • Lead some phases and supports all phases of automation projects including concept development, basic engineering, prototyping, detailed engineering and design, procurement, construction, start-up, testing, deployment and sustainment of automated systems;

  • Follow Bayer and industry best practices;

  • Plan, delegate and carry out engineering tasks to ensure all project objectives including safety, technical correctness, budget, constructability, schedule, maintainability and operability are met;

  • Partner with other engineering disciplines, customers and vendors/suppliers to contribute to the successful development and execution of projects;

  • Lead the preparation of specifications, drawings, bills of materials, test procedures, and other project documentation;

  • Lead check-out, commissioning, testing, start up and field support;

  • Modify existing and create new procedures, standards and practices to stay current with technology and implement improved methods;

  • Identify risks and design for safety;

  • Lead safety reviews and document safety strategies including interlocks, alarms, procedures, safety systems, etc.;

  • Support controlling cost and schedule on assigned projects, including project budget/schedule estimation and proposal;

  • Adhere to company procedures for intellectual property documentation and protection.

Domestic Relocation Assistance is Available.


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:

  • Bachelor of Science with at least four years of relevant work experience or Master of Science with at least two years of relevant work experience or Ph.D. with at least one year of relevant work experience;

  • Experience with liquid handlers and robotic arms highly preferred;

  • Degree in engineering or science such as Electrical, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Agricultural, Computer, Computer Science, Electromechanics, Mechatronics, Industrial, Information Systems or related field with strong interest in automation;

  • Significant experience in automation design, machine design, test engineering, agricultural engineering, automation support, project engineering or equivalent experience;

  • Working knowledge of safety systems, design documentation standards, automation validation, quality assurance and automated system integration;

  • Strong relevant computer hardware and software skills;

  • Strong knowledge of relevant national and international standards in area of expertise;

  • Knowledge of project control skills including project planning, scheduling, cost control and requirements development.


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 || United States : Missouri : St. Louis

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 268101

Contact Us

Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com