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Formulation Development Lead, Microbial and Biologics

Company: Bayer
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Formulation Development Lead, Microbial and Biologics


The primary responsibilities of this role, Formulation Development Lead- Microbial and Biologics, are to:

  • Manage the Formulations Team of approximately 5 staff, including responsibility to develop staff and ensure productivity, efficiency, and a safe working environment;
  • Lead and direct the scientific activities of formulation development to meet the needs for new product development of microbial-based biologicals (e.g. microbes, enzymes, chemistries, etc.) ultimately leading to successful commercialization of market-ready formulations, this includes:
  • Providing scientific/technological leadership in the development of formulations which result in successful registrations.
  • Providing scientific/technological leadership in the development of practical and cost-effective downstream processes (e.g. bioprocess unit operation including separations, etc.).
  • Evaluating technological feasibilities and cost targets for new projects/products and provide guidance to project technical lead and project manager on options, timeline, and formulation strategies leading to successful technology transfer to manufacturing site(s).
  • Act as technical expert to facilitate evaluation and adaptation of new technologies suitable for microbial derived product concepts working with potential partners and within regulatory framework.
    • Provide scientific/technological leadership in formulations and downstream processes to support the production, usage, expansion, and life cycle management of existing microbial-based products; also provide technical guidance to address customer inquiries;
    • Ensure compliance with all existing safety and other standards in the area of responsibility taking into account laws, regulations and directives and evaluate potential risks of the research activities.


      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 at least 12 years of relevant experience or Master's degree with at least 10 years of relevant experience or Ph.D. with at least 6years of relevant experience;
      • Excellent communication, organization and planning skills;
      • Management experience in leading and developing scientific teams;
      • Ability to communicate effectively and develop collaborative working relationships with peers and colleagues with diverse backgrounds and from different cultures;
      • Industrial experience in agricultural/pharmaceutical/food/or related formulation formats, processing technology and equipment such as spray drying, freeze drying, granulation, or related techniques;
      • Ability to take a formulation processes from laboratory to manufacturing scale;
      • Knowledgeable with Local and Global regulations.

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Agriculture formulation experience;
        • Experience with agricultural industry related Regulations;
        • Industrial experience in enzyme stabilization / formulations.

          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 active employees are required to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status before participating in approved activities for fully vaccinated employees. 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, if candidates are invited on site as visitors for in person interviews, they must provide proof of being vaccinated and comply with all safety protocols. Location: United States : California : West Sacramento Division: Crop Science Reference Code: 463426 Contact Us Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com

          Job Segment: Chemical Research, Agricultural, Biology, Law, Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Agriculture, Science, Legal

Keywords: Bayer, West Sacramento , Formulation Development Lead, Microbial and Biologics, Other , West Sacramento, California

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