Quality Compliance & Continuous Improvement Manager
Whitestown, IN 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description

Qual Compliance & Continuous Improv Mgr


In this role as Quality Compliance & Continuous Improvement Manager, you will lead and coordinate quality, stewardship compliance, and continuous improvement processes/programs, including but not limited to, implementation of Production System (OnePSS) principles. You will implement and sustain these programs across the site achieving operational efficiency and maintaining license to operate through continuous improvements using quality management and Lean practices.

The primary responsibilities of this role, Quality Compliance & Continuous Improvement Manager, are to:

  • Develop strong quality, compliance, and continuous improvement culture;
  • Develop, analyze, and report on site key performance indicators (KPIs) relating to quality, stewardship compliance and continuous improvement in a shared tracking system;
  • Supervise processes related to product quality in cooperation with management and other stakeholders including but not limited to Quality & Compliance Assurance and Control teams;
  • Direct, train and assess Site Responsible Researchers (SRRs), Quality technicians, and other personnel as necessary to conduct audits, gain all external certifications and accreditations and assure adherence to quality and compliance policies, processes, and requirements;
  • Influence change in a dynamic work environment using innovative Production System implementation methodology, lean content and change management approach;
  • Ensure both change and risk management requirements and tools are being utilized, advise teams on evaluating process improvements, monitor implementation progress through tracking system to sustain continuous improvement and meet quality standards;
  • Develop network of resources across sites, crops, and functions, sharing best practices and creating value for the business;
  • Develop Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in Lean principles and promote continuous improvement;
  • Position entails driving a company vehicle (pooled or assigned to the individual). This may include being required to drive greater than 5,000 business miles annually in a personal, pooled, or rented vehicle OR being expected to frequently drive a pooled car as part of your job duties - regardless of mileage.


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;
  • Ability to lead and work cohesively as a team member; interacting and building positive working relationships within the organization and across other functional groups and departments;
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly present information and influence others through oral/written communications & work with people/teams to build high morale & commitment to goals;
  • Capability to recognize when there is a need for change and act as a change agent to develop novel solutions to problems;
  • Skilled at leading, influencing, managing conflict, and negotiating with cross functional teams;
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills;
  • Valid Driver's License. In order to be eligible to drive a company car, your driving record must meet guidelines based on the company's Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers MVR will be reviewed as part of pre-employment screening;
  • Availability to meet overtime demands, including occasional work on weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Seven years of work-related experience or equivalent skill set.

Domestic relocation assistance may be offered for this role.



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 expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. 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, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.
Location:United States : Indiana : Whitestown
Division:Crop Science
Reference Code:780870
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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