Bayer Global Quality Processing Manager Vegetable Seeds in Parma, Idaho

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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.

Global Quality Processing Manager Vegetable Seeds

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Global Quality Processing Manager, are to:

  • Develop and Maintain QA/ Processing Matrix;

  • Determine crop risk factors;

  • Ensure QA Standards and Processing procedures reflect the seed quality expected by the customer;

  • Review and update matrix continuously through direct contact with M&S and the customer;

  • Manage global crop risk factors;

  • Limit crop complaints and claims;

  • Analyze crop complaints for trends and common problems and determine root cause and corrective actions needed to strengthen protocols;

  • Lead and steer crop 4 Health Teams that ensure seed health tests and hygiene measures are appropriate to manage risk;

  • Maintain a close, cooperative and collaborative relationship with OTEC Seed Health Scientists and Global Hygiene Manager;

  • Define and steer QA and Processing global crop strategy and tactical plans;

  • Ensure a close cooperation and collaboration with crop QAS and Processing Manager;

  • Participate in QA and Processing LT Meetings;

  • Seek and identify "fat pockets" through bottom-up analysis of QA and Processing activities;

  • Define and support Capacity Center and Center of Excellence for crop;

  • Participate in OPE Crop Teams for global crops;

  • Responsible for P&L of crop concerning Processing and QA activities;

  • Monitor, Analyze and Follow-up on monthly crop KPIs;

  • Determine, prioritize and steer crop OTEC projects within crop budget;

  • Analyze new crop seed quality data by seed production location for usability by;

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:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Seed Science, Horticulture or related field;

  • Five or more years of QC/QA vegetable seed industry knowledge;

  • Minimum of five years in an international company preferably in a matrix structure;

  • Understanding of seed physiology, pathology, seed conditioning, enhancement, treatment and production;

  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of quality control tests;

  • Good understanding of global vegetable seed and commercial vegetable markets;

  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with a diverse range of personalities (fluent in English);

  • Experienced lead person on projects;

  • Cooperative, flexible and willing to work in a team atmosphere;

  • Multi-cultural focus;

  • Ability to build up global networks;

  • Strategic leadership abilities and experience;

  • Should possess the following competencies: leadership, management, organizing, analyzing, strategy development, challenging, research/scientific and market oriented;

  • International travel required (25 - 35%).

  • Relocation may be offered for this position.

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.

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.

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