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At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.


Operations Production Lead 


The Operations Production Lead would manage, direct and lead a team within a small row crop production site for Bayer.  Areas of responsibility would include all or a subset of planting, growing, harvesting, drying, shelling, treating, packaging and storing/distributing to ensure safe delivery of operational goals to support business objectives.




The primary responsibilities of this role, Operations Production Lead, are to: 


  • Create and support a safety-first culture in the site.  Demonstrate and promote a safe culture at all times.  Key Metric Incident Recordable Rate (or an appropriate metric directed by Bayer HSE leadership);


  • Responsible for a team of individuals and/or processes at a site in the NA region. Operate in a manner that supports the leader of the site and ensures site personnel fulfill the business goals of the site;


  • Accountable for safe and timely delivery of quality supply based on production schedules while maintaining an efficient operation.  Support overall site Key Metrics to include Safety; Quality, TIP (total individual volume performance), TOP (total overall volume performance), and cost efficiency;


  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and leading a working environment that provides team members a high level of empowerment, with opportunities for personal and professional development, and promotes the building of working relationships with other groups;


  • This position is member of the Site Leadership Team leading the team supporting plant and/or field operations.  The Production Lead has leadership responsibility for the site Production Managers, Production Associates and is expected to get results through high personal proficiency, delegation of tasks, coordinating the work of others, developing/coaching others, developing the team and collaborating regionally to innovate and improve processes.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE (Leadership Integrity Flexibility Efficiency) values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Prior experience in manufacturing, supply chain, agriculture or related areas;
  • Valid Driver’s License. In order to be eligible to drive a company car, your driving record must meet guidelines based on the company s Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers MVR will be reviewed as part of pre-employment screening.
  • Ability to critically think about the business;


Preferred Qualifications:


  • MBA;
  • Preferred degree disciplines: Business, Agriculture, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing;
  • 5 years’ work-related experience in manufacturing, supply chain, agriculture;
  • Prior people leadership experience.


Domestic relocation may be provided for this role.



Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
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. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer colleagues are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.
Location: United States : Hawaii : Kaunakakai- Molokai     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 787823     
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