Senior Seed Quality Analyst

Employer
Location
Lubbock, TX, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Jan 06, 2018
Ref
637820278
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Technican
Your tasks and responsibilities

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

+ Follow all safety policies and comply with all QHSE
requirements;

+ Follow all Quality Management System (QMS) standard
operating procedures (SOP), work instructions, Standards and
Stewardship Directives;

+ Oversee the accuracy of testing performed on bulk
and finished seed to verify traits and demonstrate compliance with
all quality standards;

+ Prepare and ship samples to third party
labs;

+ Maintain all quality assurance results in SAP, CPM,
Excel, or other databases;

+ Train and lead site employees to verify proper
procedures are followed during all Quality Assurance (QA) testing
with emphasis on quality preservation, seed cleaning effectiveness,
and final product appearance;

+ Perform checks on generated data to verify the
accuracy of the test methods and equipment;

+ Conduct inspections as directed by the fuzzy seed
warehouses and the plant prior to introducing a different variety
to ensure the buildings and equipment do not contain other seeds
which could result in varietal contamination. Maintain a log
of activities with documented results for tests, procedures,
inspections, and calibrations of equipment;

+ Control costs by accurate testing of seed samples,
effective use of supplies and equipment and management of inventory
of supplies;

+ Foster a team approach to site challenges and
develop local solutions;

+ Work closely with other team members to ensure
quality of work and quality of seed being produced is the best in
the industry.

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's degree with (3-5) years of
experience in seed quality assurance/quality control, cotton
production, cotton research, cotton ginning, seed production,
delinting plant, or equivalent industry experience or 10 years
of experience in related field;

+ SAP knowledge or other database
systems;

+ Knowledge of laboratory processes and related seed
quality tests;

+ Attention to detail, ability to analyze results,
capability to work with a team, train team members, and direct team
members;

+ Follow written procedures and be accurate with
documenting information;

+ Knowledge of data entry databases, Excel, and
Word.

Preferred skills:

+ Certified Viability Technician or other
certification in seed testing.

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.

Country:United States

Location:TX-Lubbock