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Seed Quality Coordinator

Company: Bayer CropScience LP
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.

Seed Quality Coordinator


The primary responsibilities of this role, Seed Quality Coordinator, are to:

  • Demonstrates SSHE awareness and leads/supports improvements based on observations and/or strategic initiatives;
  • Completes Quality and Safety Risk Assessments Able to work independently or as part of a team on corrective action mitigation controls;
  • Responsible for resolution of inquiries, documentation, and completion of corrective actions;
  • Forklift and/or Raymond certification as required;
  • Monitors workload to identify overdue samples or tests. Ensures end to end sample lifecycle management for the North America region;
  • Leverages key performance indicators to support a specific area(s) or the department to deliver on our commitments;
  • Delegates work within or between teams to better utilize department resources in order to meet
  • stakeholder expectations;
  • Leads meetings with business stakeholders to review sampling or testing services and performance; Represents Supply Chain partner needs within the lab and facilitates cross-functional conversations around achieving, changing, or improving SLA's;
  • Invests time to understand upstream and downstream stakeholder needs;
  • Strives to provide the best service possible for our internal and external customers;
  • Leverages methodologies like 5S, Lean, and Six Sigma to challenge and improve processes and work practices;
  • Maintain and ensure sampling system integrity and chain of custody by leveraging the IMS;
  • Ensures infrastructure and team are equipped to deliver world class quality data;
  • Trains other sites (Distribution Center, Tolling, or Production) in the region on Sampling, Sample Management, or Testing;
  • Identifies the need for new controlled procedures or work instructions;
  • Works with Manager to delegate team assignments within onePSS Best Practice Network;
  • Works with management and stakeholders to lead or drive continuous improvement projects to completion;
  • Works with stakeholders to resolve escalated quality issues impacting the labs and supply chain;
  • Recommends new policies and procedures for lab operation;
  • Helps Manager to lead Regional and or Global improvements initiatives;
  • Organizes continuous improvement actions or workshops for the team or with Supply Chain partners;
  • Subject matter expert and trainer on not limited to onePSS TRAAC system, GIMS, and SAP;
  • Leads implementation of Quality and Production systems;
  • Acts as lead quality auditor for the site or region;
  • Able to serve as a representative and prepare the team for external ISO, NSHS or ISTA audits;
  • Collaborates with Regional and Global functions to initiate and complete comprehensive quality testing and inventory reviews;
  • Monitor lab equipment performance and usage;
  • Resolving broken equipment/repairs with the technician, leadership team, or facilities;
  • Coordinate facility maintenance for large projects;
  • Work with laboratory assistant to update and maintain master inventory list;
  • Lead procurement efforts of laboratory consumables, equipment, and other supplies as needed;
  • Manage capital project implementation. 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:

    • Associate's degree required;
    • Advanced proficiency rating in two and Expert in two of the four Functional Attribute LIFE Values and Advanced proficiency rating in one: Technical Acumen, Continuous Improvement / Operational
    • Excellence / Innovation, Managing Conflict, Building Stakeholder Engagement / Change Champion;
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment;
    • Ability to communicate in English (verbal and written) issues and status of tasks in a timely manner;
    • Ability to execute computer transactions accurately and consistently according to provided business requirements;
    • Strong organization, detail oriented, flexible, highly dependable, with ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced, deadline driven environment;
    • Ability to subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure (including whole numbers, common fractions and decimals);
    • Ability to Lift up to 60 pounds;
    • Ability to work in a dusty environment as needed;
    • Ability to work in Temperature Controlled Cold room as needed (50 degrees Fahrenheit);
    • Ability to obtain AASCO and or ISTA sampler certification. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • Six years of experience in a quality, biological, agricultural, or
      • related field preferred.

        YOUR APPLICATION Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer.
        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.

        Bayer is an E-Verify Employer. Location: United States : California : Oxnard Division: Crop Science Reference Code: 793045 Contact Us Email:

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