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.

Regional Automation Eng

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Regional Automation Engineer, are to: 


  • Ability to conceive, design, install, start-up and commission smaller scale automation/control improvement projects and support larger scale capital projects implemented at sites;
  •  Lead and drive PLC, HMI programming and IT management efforts at sites;
  • Grow and design of company core logic, standard HMI logic, IT process control network, and GPS systems and other field equipment;
  •  Become expert with site’s production and control system needs and provide technical support;
  •  Monitor/trend, identify, and develop solutions to control system;
  • Learn critical process equipment in order to resolve problems in a timely manner;
  • Collaborate with other automation engineers to ensure strong network and alignment on approaches and standardized systems;


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:


  • Bachelors Degree and 2 years working experience;
  • Knowledgeable in computing systems, control system hardware including instrumentation PLC and HMI equipment;
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while exhibiting situational judgment;
  • Seasonality of the business will require longer hours during certain times throughout the year;
  • Ability to travel. Average travel required is 30% and up to 50% during busy periods.


Domestic Relocation may be provided for this role.



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: IA-Grinnell
Functional Area: [sap_fa_2]
Entry Level: 5