Bayer Crop Science Tomato Assistant Pre-Breeder (Research and Development Specialist III) in Acampo, California | DiversityInc Careers
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Bayer Crop Science Tomato Assistant Pre-Breeder (Research and Development Specialist III)

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The primary responsibilities of this role, Bayer Crop Science Tomato Assistant Pre-Breeder (Research and Development Specialist III), are to: 


  • Provide strategic and tactical support to the US based Tomato Pre-Breeding team. This is a full time position and reports to the Tomato Pre-Breeder. The activities of this position will include participating in discovery trait research by managing processes and operations within the pre-breeding program and by coordinating and communicating program activities to technical assistants and seasonal employees;
  • Manage day-to-day operations within the pre-breeding program including the coordination and communication of activities to the technical assistants and seasonal labor;
  • Together with the other assistant Pre-Breeder, assist and support the  Pre-Breeder in all aspects of planting, growing, pollinating, sampling, and harvesting of material and where directly managing projects, provide analysis, interpretation, and written summaries/reports;
  • Create and manage records in Bayer's databases and ensure data integrity;
  • Support the Pre-Breeder in the management of multiple projects (global in scope) simultaneously with both internal and external collaborators to ensure a constant flow of value added traits into commercial varieties;
  • Assist and support the Pre-Breeder in the optimization of efficiency and output in the pre-breeding program by designing and implementing new technologies and methods;
  • Gain and maintain a broad vision on the global markets that we breed for in order to participate together with the Pre-Breeder and other R&D personnel in the setting of goals and strategies for our team.


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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:


  • Master of Science with one plus years’ of experience or;
  • Bachelor of Science with four plus years’ of experience;
  • Knowledge of plant breeding, biotechnology, statistics, agronomy, plant pathology;
  • Team player;
  • Organized and able to multi-task;
  • Computer skills: management information systems, databases, statistical programs, spreadsheets;
  • Travel both domestically and internationally (10 - 15%);
  • Variable working hours with peak periods during growing season;
  • Working in outdoor conditions (heat, cold, rain);
  • May be required to lift up to 40 lbs.










.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} 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.