Senior Agrochemical Formulations Chemist* – #01PQ4
We are seeking an exceptionally talented scientist to become an integral member of our multi-disciplinary Chemistry organization as a Senior Agrochemical Formulations Chemist. This role will have responsibility for the development of new and improved foliar and seed treatment formulations designed for our global crop protection business. The primary focus will be on conducting experimental work driving product development through the application of formulation & delivery science. We are seeking candidates for current and future openings.Key Responsibilities:Develop formulations containing complex mixtures of multiple agrochemical activesDefine, evaluate, and develop formulation strategies and delivery technologiesDesign, prepare, and test product concepts for new and improved pesticide formulations that deliver differentiated product performance and handling characteristicsInterface and coordinate activities with a multi-disciplinary team to enable data driven selection and product advancementAct as a champion for projects and provide diverse audiences (from Technology, Commercial, Regulatory, Quality, and Manufacturing) with updates through presentations and technical reportsLimited travel to our company???s field testing and production sites may be required to support product evaluation and commercialization Qualifications:Required Skills/Experience:Minimum of Bachelor???s degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Chemical Engineering, or closely related field of studyExperienced in formulation product development involving: Preparation of multiple formulation types (e.g., EC, OD, SE, SC, CS, SL???) and assessment of formulation rheological properties, compatibility, and physical stabilityStrong learning aptitude and agilityDemonstrated innovation and critical thinking skillsSelf-motivated, with demonstrated ability to independently define and execute critical studies, and develop and communicate recommendations Ability to work in a matrix environment with excellent relationship, networking, and collaboration skillsExceptional communication skills, with a proven ability to convey complex ideas in a clear, precise, and actionable manner Desired Skills/Experience:PhD or Master???s degree in Chemistry, Colloid Science, Food Science, Chemical Engineering, or closely related field of studyThree or more years post-graduate applied research/product development experience in an industry such as consumer products, paints & architectural coatings, food formulations or an alternate related industryExperience in agrochemical research and developmentUnderstanding of the modes of action for various pesticidal actives and the benefits of different formulation typesFormulation of complex mixtures of actives with disparate physical/chemical propertiesWorking knowledge of experimental design and statistical methodsExperience with development, scale-up, and transfer of production processes to commercial manufacturingDemonstrated cross-functional project leadership experienceBayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto???s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer???s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We???re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet. While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers.Apply for this job.