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.

Production Manager

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Production Manager, are to: 


  • Embrace and demonstrate a safety-first culture at all times;
  • Perform daily operations as directed by Site Leadership;
  • Accountable for safe and timely delivery of quality supply based on production schedules while maintaining an efficient operation;
  • Perform duties in a manner that support overall site Key Metrics to include Safety, Quality, TIP (total individual volume performance), TOP (total overall volume performance), and cost efficiency;
  • Embrace an environment that promotes the building of good working relationships within the site;
  • Reports to the Production Lead and assists the Production Lead with all facets of field and plant production operations;
  • Leadership responsibility for the site technicians, strives for safety product quality, process optimization and is expected to get results through influencing others, personal proficiency and modeling company values;
  • Participates as a member of the Site Leadership Team;
  • Maintain a strong relationship with the team and other site support personnel to support operations at the site and resolve production challenges;
  • Adapt quickly to changes in our business, courageously face new  challenges and opportunities and leverage the talents, skills and  resources of team members and peers.

Who you are

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 in Business, Engineering, or Agriculture;
  • 3+ year experience in manufacturing, supply chain or technology
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coach people and teams;
  • Results oriented leadership approach;
  • Capability to clearly present information and influence or persuade others through verbal or written communications ;
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while exhibiting situational judgment.


Your application

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. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. 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.


Country: United States
Location: IL-Illiopolis
Functional Area: [sap_fa_1]
Entry Level: 5