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.

Foundation Seed Assistant

Your tasks and responsibilities

Principal Accountabilities 

This support position is responsible to assist in reliable and timely supply of Foundation Seed that is of the highest genetic purity and physical condition. Incumbent works closely with Research and Global Supply personnel to aid new product advancement. The position may be based at any Technology or Production site under direct supervision of a Crop Specialist or Manager. 


The incumbent performs assigned tasks related to responsible crops including, but not limited to: 


·       Maintain accurate records of FS increases including inventory, purity, and disease testing for assigned crops 

·       Assist Crop Specialist in inventory management of assigned crops 

·       Interact with breeding staff to exchange seed and information to support advancement of new parent lines 

·       Works with Quality Assurance to prioritize testing to receive results in a timely manner to ensure inventory position and highest quality 

·       Performs seed sampling and shipments 

·       Updates records with test results 

·       Assists in all aspects of crop cycle from sowing to harvest, including rogueing 

·       Creates fieldbooks and assists in data collection and crop care 

·       Organizes trial seed under guidance 

·       Applies for and maintains accurate records of field inspections and phytosanitary certificates 

·       Publishes and receive seed, update inventory and import plant characteristics in FTS 

·       May participate in FS and/or site wide teams 

·       May coordinate seed processing 

·       Oversees census sampling projects 


Skills Requirements 

·       Works independently to complete assigned responsibilities and execute continuing projects 

·       Has a level of responsibility that involves planning, directing, and coordinating activities of others as well as hands on responsibilities of their own 

·       Coordinates maintenance of increase's, pgo's, and other locations 

·       Assists in technical aspects associated with the program including: activities related to trials/nursery and inventory management, handheld computers for data collection and utilization of  equipment such as planter and combines 

·       Preparation for planting, field plot maintenance, data collection and harvesting 

·       Interact with scientists and breeders on and off-site for project related needs 

·       Participate in task-related document creation and process review for job-related activities 

·       Recruit, train, and develop temporary personnel 

·       Build knowledge of crop management practices 


 Physical Requirements 

·       The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Must be capable of working in adverse conditions such as field or greenhouse situations.  Employee performs repetitive keyboarding tasks.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, and reach with hands and arms.  Employee is also required frequently to walk on uneven or slippery surfaces. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.   


Who you are

Education, Training and/or Experience Requirements 

·       BS/BA or AS/AA with 4 years related work experience required 

·       Physically capable of working in field situations 

·       Ability to supervise large labor crews 

·       Able to read, write and speak fluent English 

·       Detail oriented, good organization, communication and human relation skills 

·       Proficient in email, data entry, Excel, Access, Word, SAP

Your application

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. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

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Contacte con nosotros

HR Talent Acquisition 

Bayer Hispania, S.L.
Avda. Baix Llobregat, 3 – 5
08970 Sant Joan Despí  (Barcelona), España


Tel +34 (93) 495 6999

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Last update: 08-jul-2019   Copyright © Bayer AG