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Bayer Crop Protection Research Agronomist / Technology Development Rep II - West Central Indiana in Scottsburg, Indiana

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.

Crop Protection Research Agronomist / Technology Development Rep II - West Central Indiana


The primary responsibilities of this role, Crop Protection Research Agronomist / Technology Development Representative II (west central Indiana), are to:

  • Learn and apply all regulatory and stewardship requirements in field testing program, coach others while ensuring our FTO;

  • Collaborate with Functional Compliance Lead on both internal and external Confined Field Trial audits;

  • Adhere to company Trait Stewardship requirements as necessary in field testing and training programs and drive awareness with internal and external stakeholders;

  • Participate in Product Performance Inquiry processes and assist when required (e.g. CRW - GTED / IRM);

  • Assist FSR's and TA's with tech support for seed, trait and crop protection PPI's when requested;

  • Actively engage on Protocol Delivery Team led by TDM's and serve as regional marketplace representative;

  • Collaborate with internal field-testing functions to test, deliver, position and support our product pipeline;

  • Identify new Market Opportunities and facilitate the development of Tailored Solutions for our customers;

  • Partner with sales and agronomy to facilitate demonstrations, dealer and customer training when requested;

  • Facilitate and present Regional Research results to technical managers, agronomy and sales teams;

  • Facilitate regional marketplace positioning of new seed, traits, SAS's and crop protection products;

  • Facilitate discussions with sales, agronomy and Knowledge Transfer to create and deploy educational content on Bayer products and tailored solutions for customers;

  • Facilitate efforts to coordinate, calendarize and build content for internal training events designed to increase competence and confidence;

  • Learn, apply and comply with all safety standards and requirements and coaches’ others;

  • Forecast and order seed and crop protection products for effective execution of field research program;

  • Collaborate/coordinate with ARM in planting, spraying, maintaining and harvesting field trials;

  • Effectively manage DOT compliance, trailer inspections as required;

  • Initiate and manage the execution and maintenance of land and warehouse contracts.

  • Position entails driving a company vehicle (assigned to the individual). This may include being required to drive greater than 5,000 business miles annually in a personal, pooled, or rented vehicle OR being expected to frequently drive a pooled car as part of your job duties – regardless of mileage; ​

  • Position requires driving for the company that will fall under DOT/FMCSA jurisdiction and may require a CDL. This may entail the hauling of trailers, product, supplies or equipment in a safe manner.

Domestic relocation assistance may be offered with this role.


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:

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or related discipline with at least seven years of experience in agronomy, sales, field development or Research and Development (R&D) related roles or Master of Science in Agriculture or related discipline with at least five years of experience in agronomy, sales, field development or R&D related roles or Ph.D. in Agriculture or related discipline with at least two years of experience in agronomy, sales, field development or R&D related roles; degree must be completed by start date;

  • Strong understanding of Bayer germplasm, traits and crop protection in the assigned geography;

  • Make recommendations on agronomic components and systems;

  • Strong technical and sales support (local influence);

  • Obtain and maintain a pesticide applicator certification in the state(s) within the territory.

  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs (a bag of seed);

  • Valid driver’s license. Driving record (MVR) will be reviewed (i.e. moving violations, accidents, license suspension, etc.) and must meet guidelines based on the company’s Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers;

  • Possess a DOT Driver medical card or the ability to obtain one through successfully completing and passing a DOT physical. In addition, candidate must be able to meet all applicable DOT/FMCSA criteria. Drivers with previous DOT driving experience may be required to undergo FMCSA safety checks and applicable review.


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. 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.

Location: United States : Indiana : Residence Based

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 240448

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