Deel deze baan

Applied Pathology Operations Specialist Lead

Solliciteer nu »

Datum: 26-apr-2021

Plaats: Bergschenhoek, Nederland, NL

Bedrijf: Bayer AG



Applied Pathology Operations Specialist Lead 


At Bayer Crop Science, we’re harnessing the spirit of innovation to shape what’s possible for farmers, consumers, and the planet. Using the creative spark that comes from human ingenuity, we seek to deliver world-class innovation, set new standards in sustainability, and drive digital transformation. Within this fast moving environment we are looking for a Applied Pathology Operations Specialist Lead based in Bergschenhoek (the Netherlands).


The primary focus of the role is to coordinate all operational aspects of disease testing at a given testing location/site, which include maintenance, optimization of facilities and processes, enabling new technologies and digital tools. The Applied Pathology Operations Specialist Lead will collaborate closely with other Applied Pathology Team members and various partners across the R&D to ensure we deliver on disease testing KPIs.



  • Champions and facilitates the implementation of new technologies, innovations and digital tools, and supports other personnel in using them.
  • Oversees activities of complex nature for maintenance of diverse facilities (growth rooms, greenhouses).
  • Leads or supports the optimization of facilities and operational processes to efficiently and timely deliver on commitments.
  • Solves routine to complex problems requiring original thinking and deductive reasoning and application of scientific principles to design and interpret experiments. 
  • Supports HSE policies and Phyto sanitation procedures for the safe operation of the local research facilities and program.



To be successful in this position, you should bring along the following qualifications:

  • MS in engineering or plant science with 2+ years of experience in R&D setting or BS with 5+ years experience.
  • Strong digital acumen, excellent command of digital tools and experience with IoT devices.
  • Strong operational excellence acumen and ability to drive operational improvements in facilities and testing.
  • Strong analytical skills to understand local testing capabilities and translate into medium-term tactical plans.
  • Preferably experience with LEAN and Six Sigma.
  • Strong oral and written communication in English and local language.
  • Ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels.


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. Bayer Crop Science employees benefit from good employment conditions, such as:

  • a challenging, fulltime job.
  • excellent salary including 8,33% holiday allowance.
  • 25 days of annual leave (option of buying 10 additional days).
  • incentive bonus based on company results.
  • a solid retirement plan (4% contribution).
  • international opportunities to learn and develop yourself.
  • a team of enthusiastic, professional and driven colleagues.
  • after your first successful year at Bayer, you'll be rewarded with a perm contract.

For this position, filling out an online personality questionnaire will be part of the recruitment process.
Reach out to us by clicking the ‘Apply’ button! In case of any questions you can contact Suzan Felix via We kindly request you to apply through our career page.
Do you want to know more about what our people do at Bayer? Check our social wall via and follow us on social media via #TeamBayerBenelux!