R&D Specialist III:
Bayer AG

Bayer AG
West Sacramento Cali
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. 


R&D Specialist III 




Bayer U.S. LLC’s West Sacramento, CA, office seeks an R&D Specialist III to support Cell Biology Division in technology development.


The primary responsibilities of this role, R&D Specialist, are to: 

  • Will work in one or more vegetables crops and be responsible for efficient execution of project activities, data analysis, and developing protocols to provide plant tissue culture technologies for breeders to support the process of developing commercially successful varieties.
  • Will also be expected to develop and execute new projects.




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:


  • master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Plant Breeding, Biology, Biotechnology, or a related field plus two (2) years of experience in a related position.
  • plant cell biology and tissue culture technologies and procedures in vegetable crops; 
  • designing, executing, and troubleshooting protocols of micropropagation, double haploid production, establishment of competent cell cultures, embryo rescue; 
  • planning, coordinating, and implementing a research plan for one or more crops; 
  • handling and maintenance of plants in laboratory, greenhouse, and field settings; 
  • project proposal writing, set up, and execution; 
  • writing laboratory reports, test plans/protocols, SOPs and design of experiment (DOE); 
  • capturing knowledge of the current plant cell and tissue culture techniques though review of literature, experimentation, and interacting with plant breeders and production teams; and 
  • facilitate technology transfer process to production team.



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. 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.   
Location:United States : California : West Sacramento    
Division:Business Services   
Reference Code:15347   
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+ 1 888-473-1001, option #5
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