Seed Technician
Stanton, MN 
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Posted 20 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibilities of this role, Seed Technician, are to:

  • Operate equipment in the research and development sites and leveraging real time data to maximize existing procedures;
  • Perform preventive maintenance and inspections;
  • Troubleshoot problems associated with equipment, processes, and systems as needed;
  • Support areas across the site in driving the adoption of continuous improvements conducive to an organized and clean work environment. Utilize standard industry techniques to initiate process and work improvements;
  • Provide coaching and training to seasonal workforce, area trainees and peers supporting achievement and personal development;
  • Ensure upstream activities (e.g., seed inspections, international shipping, indoor and outdoor activities) are handled within company standards and business requirements;
  • Maintain key process documentation (operating, start-up and shut-down procedures, standard work, process flow and instrumentation diagrams, etc.);
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and adherence to Bayer's Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) standards (e.g. general shop floor/machine safety and operating procedures);
  • Comply with internal procedures and support compliance with legal requirements applicable to area activities;
  • Participate in and prepare to lead meetings as needed; articulating objectives and allocating resources accordingly across all active production areas;
  • Support and maintain metrics and relevant information on current Visual Management boards to drive teamwork and facilitate change;
  • Ability to work well and communicate with others in a dynamic setting;
  • Ability to work outside in varying weather conditions;
  • 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 vehicleORbeing expected to frequently drive a pooled car as part of your job duties - regardless of mileage;
  • Position requires driving for the company that will (may) fall under DOT/FMCSA jurisdiction. This may entail the hauling of trailers, product, supplies or equipment in a safe manner.

WHO YOU ARE

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:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Valid Drivers' License, in order to be eligible to drive a company car, your driving record have to meet guidelines based on the company's Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers - MVR will be reviewed as part of pre-employment screening;
  • DOT medical card OR the ability to obtain one through successfully completing and passing a DOT physical. In addition, candidate must be able to meet all applicable DOT/FMCSA criteria. Drivers with previous DOT driving experience may be required to undergo FMCSA safety checks and applicable review;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older, due to safety requirements to operate a combine;
  • Be able to lift, push, and pull 60lbs seasonally;
  • Have availability to meet overtime demands, including occasional work on weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience operating and/or maintaining farm equipment such as tractors, planters, combines, etc.;
  • Have or have the ability to obtain a Pesticide Applicator License.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

 

Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
Open
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