YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Operate equipment in the production 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;
  • Perform Site Responsible Researcher (SRR) duties ensuring adherence to stewardship processes and protocols that are completed accurately and timely, including field monitoring, grower communication and documentation of activities;
  • Support areas across the plant in driving the adoption of continuous improvement practices and programs (5S, Lean, Six Sigma) conducive to an organized and clean work environment;
  • Utilize Focused Improvement (e.g. 5WHYs) techniques to initiate process and standard work improvements;
  • Provide coaching and training to seasonal workforce, area trainees and peers supporting achievement and personal development;
  • Ensure upstream activities (e.g. field inspection, grower contract) are handled within company standards and business requirements;
  • Cultivate partnership with key business partners to plant / field operations (e.g. grower network);
  • Use SAP to support administrative procedures, documenting key readings, maintenance orders and production information;
  • 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 and prepare to lead Daily Direction Setting (DDS) meetings as needed;
  • Articulate shift 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 shift change over.
  • Position entails driving a company vehicle (pooled or assigned to the individual). This may include being required todrive greater than 5,000 business miles annually in a personal, pooled, or rented vehicleORbeing expected tofrequently drive a pooled car as part of your job duties.
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