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Bayer Maintenance Technician in Ankeny, Iowa

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.

Maintenance Technician


The primary responsibilities of this role, Maintenance Technician, are to: (Mon-Thurs 1PM-12AM)

  • Participate in our environmental safety health program;

  • Organize, schedule and complete routine and preventative maintenance for onsite equipment;

  • Operate equipment (when applicable) during seasonal peak periods;

  • Work with other groups within the company to develop consistency and cost savings;

  • Become familiar with systems and diagnose issues related to equipment involved with soybean production;

  • Identify, develop and implement continuous improvement opportunities;

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repaired laboratory equipment;

  • Utilize a Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to timely document and track completed work tasks, record labor hours and parts;

  • Be responsible for maintaining accurate records of assets in the CMMS database;

  • Be responsible for managing appropriate use and replenishment of spare parts inventory;

  • Develop, document and perform internal quality repair testing procedures;

  • Perform scheduled preventative and predictive maintenance in accordance with performance targets;

  • Maintain compliance with all Health Safety & Environment (HSE) policies and ensure a safe working environment for all colleagues;

  • Assistance with the relocation, deployment or installation of new and established equipment;

  • Liaison between equipment vendor and end-user to translate technical specifications and description of the problem to facilitate advanced repairs;

  • Perform regular inspections of high use equipment to prevent unplanned downtime.


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:

  • Associate degree or technical training (such as certifications) at least two years of relevant experience in engineering, mechanical systems, electronics, robotics, automation systems;

  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with CMMS;

  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician (CMRT);

  • Experience working with laboratory equipment and personnel;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Familiar with TPM and LEAN methodology.


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 : Iowa : Ankeny

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 125601

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