Field Development Scientist II- Turf, Ornamental and Pest Control

Bayer Crop Science
Residence Based
Job Category
Full Time Positions
Last Date to Apply
May 16, 2017

The primary responsibilities of this role, Field Development Scientist II- Turf, Ornamental and Pest Control, are to:

  • Trial Management: Plan, establish, manage, and report scientific trials based on developed protocols. Utilize the various programs and management systems including data accumulation, budget, time tracking, and reporting to ensure efficient and transparent operations;
  • Collaborative Relationships: Develop a network of cooperators, thought leaders, and customers to aid in conducting trials in assigned territory. Developing effective relationships with external customers, cooperators, internal stakeholders particularly area sales managers and Field Development team members is a key success factor for this role;
  • Thought Leadership: Develop a clear understanding of development objectives and business rational for planned trials. Effective communication is critical with excellent presentation skills and the ability to simplify complex concepts. Collaborating with product development managers, marketing, and commercial operations on technical positioning based on trial results and customer needs is important in this role;
  • Organized and Self-directed: this is a remote role with the expectation that projects are organized and completed in a timely and professional manner;
  • Compliance and Safety: Responsible for field safety in handling and storage of pesticides and equipment along with first aid practices and proper maintenance of equipment to insure a safe environment to accomplish field trials. Safe driving record and maintaining high level of ethical and corporate policy compliant behavior is required for this role. Understand and comply with state and federal pesticide regulations.

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:

  • M.S. degree with (5) five years’ experience having a focus in agricultural or biological science;
  • Proficient at standard computer software (Microsoft word, PowerPoint, and Excel), able to compile, summarize and publish research material in electronic format;
  • Be able to learn and utilize trial management and company data base programs for tracking and summarizing results;
  • Field trial experience including use and calibration of standard application equipment, plot design, summary across trials, and safety measures;
  • Ability to build collaborative, trusting relationships with team members;
  • Organization including ability to work independently and without supervision, effectively plan and execute activities, complete assigned projects, accountable for work completed;
  • Has developed a broad range of human relation skills to enable interaction with key university researchers and influencers yet communicate effectively at a practical level with customers;
  • Excellent presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. with (3) three years’ experience having a focus in agricultural or biological science.
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Carly Langer
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