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.

Lab Leader Product Chemistry Analytics (m/f/d)

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Lead a lab unit with several technicians for the analysis of active ingredients used in crop protection products, encompassing new R&D projects as well as product stewardship activities
  • Develop and validate analytical methods with focus on chromatography techniques for the quantification of active ingredients, their impurities and degradation products and the corresponding metabolites
  • Provide analytical service to Process Research and Process Development teams
  • Conduct studies needed for the registration of active ingredients in compliance with the relevant requirements, laws and guidelines and in full accordance with GLP regulations as Study Director or Principal Investigator (m/f/d)
  • Provide, present and explain analytical data to stakeholders in Regulatory Affairs, Product Supply and other functions
  • Actively evaluate new analytical techniques and equipment to foster innovation and technological excellence
  • Implement continuous improvement projects to increase efficiency of operations, with special attention given to improvements in digitization and data management




Who you are

  • PhD or equivalent degree in chemistry, food chemistry or pharmacy
  • Broad knowledge of analytical sciences (at least HPLC and GC with different detection techniques) and profound knowledge of organic chemistry
  • Experience in working in a GxP environment (preferably knowledge of GLP requirements) is an advantage
  • Ambition to develop a solid understanding of the legal requirements in the registration process for active ingredients
  • Good leadership skills as well as curiosity and passion for research
  • Excellent communication and team skills as well as interdisciplinary thinking
  • High ability to solve problems and to structure and simplify complex tasks
  • Fluent in German and English, both written and spoken


Your application

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can show your passion for innovation? Are you interested in working as part of a global team to improve people’s lives? Then send us your online application including cover letter, CV and references.




Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination. 

Country: Germany
Location: Monheim
Reference Code: 43104
Functional Area: [sap_fa_27]
Entry Level: 5