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Bayer Agronomic Research Specialist II- Seed in Hazelwood, 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.

Agronomic Research Specialist II- Seed


The primary responsibilities of this role, Agronomic Research Specialist II - Seed, are to:

  • Collaborate with project team members to deliver detailed experimental protocols that enable advancement decisions by our scientists and placement decisions to our customers;

  • Ensure the operation of research equipment, note taking, data management with internal Information Technology systems, comply with regulated seed stewardship standards, complete and/or participate in safety inspections/training and comply with all policies and standard operating procedures;

  • Lead and inspire teams to be agile, transformative, and adaptable.

  • Foster a culture of safety and quality adhering to all health, safety, environment, quality, and compliance standards.

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, efficiency, and a data driven mindset.

  • Promote sustainability, reduce our carbon footprint, and interact with members of our community.

  • Be able to travel up to 15% of the time particularly during peak seasons;

  • Be able to work extended hours during peak seasons (including non-traditional day-time hours with the potential of overnight travel);

  • Position entails driving a company vehicle (pooled or assigned to the individual). This may include being required to drive greater than 5,000 business miles annually in a personal, pooled, or rented vehicle OR being expected to frequently drive a pooled car as part of your job duties – regardless of mileage.


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:

  • Non degreed with at least ten years of relevant experience OR Bachelor’s Degree with at least two years of relevant experience OR Master’s Degree with at least one year of relevant experience;

  • Valid driver’s license: Driving record (MVR) will be reviewed and must meet guidelines based on the company’s Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers;

  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.;

  • Ability to work extended hours during peak operational seasons;

  • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative team-based environment.

  • Ability to manage contract and hourly employees work including coaching and counseling, as needed;

  • Experience with both standard MS Office computer and software systems used in scientific data analysis, with ability to quickly learn new software programs and tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Agronomy, Life Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science or related field;

  • Knowledge and experience with agricultural equipment and row crop production practices and history of leveraging that knowledge in a research environment;

  • Capable maintaining large data sets;

  • History of implementation of continuous improvements and new innovations through the work on project teams.

Domestic relocation assistance may be provided for this role.



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 : Hazelwood

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 419981

Contact Us

Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com