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Passion to innovate | Power to change


Bayer Animal Health is one of the world's leading animal health companies, supplying both companion and farm animal products. With our headquarters in Monheim, Germany, Animal Health has a global workforce of about 3,000 and is represented in more than 120 countries worldwide. The North American Headquarters for Bayer Animal Health is located in Shawnee, Kansas. It includes a manufacturing facility that supplies various technological platforms for global distribution and it employs approximately 550 people. Our mission statement "Bayer: Science For A Better Life" gets to the heart of who we are: an innovator company striving to improve the lives of millions of people and animals worldwide. Bayer Animal Health passionately supports the families, producers and veterinarians who care for animals. The Bayer portfolio focuses exclusively on the Life Sciences and on addressing the significant health care and agricultural challenges of the future. Our flea, tick and heartworm products for dogs and cats protect the human-animal bond by helping prevent heartworm disease and parasites on pets. Innovative insecticides and treatments for livestock and their surroundings help producers protect their herds in order to better provide for the growing global population.

Working at Bayer

Inside the doors of Bayer Animal Health in Shawnee, Kansas, employees find a reflection of greater Kansas City. All levels of the organization include a mix of cultures, backgrounds, generations and skillsets. Employees work in a variety of departments from manufacturing to laboratory science to marketing. This diverse workplace environment centers around a focus on experimentation. Rather than being limited to a research and development team, innovation is a behavior that runs throughout all our divisions. We apply this thinking to our global business, which actively supports the communities where we work and live.

Corporate Culture

Bayer is a pioneer in the fields of human, animal and plant health. We are committed to operating sustainably and to addressing our social and ethical responsibilities as a corporate citizen, while at the same time respecting the interests of all our stakeholders. Passion to Innovate, Power to Change Employees with a passion to innovate will enjoy excellent development opportunities across the Bayer organization. We create a working environment where all employees are encouraged to utilize their full potential, drive forward innovation and achieve excellent results. See what makes Bayer different. The Bayer values play a central role in our daily work and are intended to guide us in fulfilling our mission. These values are represented by the word LIFE, which doubles as an acronym for Bayer’s key values and leadership principles. LIFE stands for Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility and Efficiency. These values apply to everyone at Bayer and are firmly integrated into our global performance management system for managerial employees. Our value culture ensures a common identity within the enterprise across national boundaries, management hierarchies and cultural differences.

Job Openings

PositionLocationDate Posted
Analyzer Engineer Kansas City, Mo9/18/17
Intern/co-Op Engineering Kansas City, Mo9/19/17
Project Manager Project Excellence Kansas City, Mo9/15/17
Bayer Animal Health Internship, Product Supply Shawnee Mission, Ks9/20/17
Research Scientist Shawnee Mission, Ks6/26/17
Business Intelligence Data Analyst Ii Shawnee Mission, Ks9/12/17
Senior Executive Assistant Shawnee Mission, Ks6/27/17
Senior Engineer - Functional Safety Kansas City, Mo9/3/17
Director Regulatory Affairs Shawnee Mission, Ks6/10/17
Senior Process and Plant Safety Engineer Kansas City, Mo7/12/17
Animal Health Sales, Regional Business Manager (Farm Animal Products) Southeast Region Shawnee Mission, Ks6/28/17
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Bayer's Mission & Vision

Bayer is a world-class innovation company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the fields of health care and agriculture. We develop new molecules for use in innovative products and solutions to improve the health of humans, animals and plants. Our research and development activities are based on a profound understanding of the biochemical processes in living organisms. With our products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time. The growing and increasingly aging world population requires improved medical care and an adequate supply of food. Bayer is improving people’s quality of life by preventing, alleviating and curing diseases. And we are helping to provide a reliable supply of high-quality food, feed and plant-based raw materials. Our goal is to achieve and sustain leadership positions in our markets, thus creating value for our customers, stockholders and employees. To this end, our strategy is designed to help solve some of the most pressing challenges facing mankind, and by doing this exceptionally well we aim to strengthen the company’s earning power

Companion Animal Business

Dogs and cats are people’s companions, and sometimes service dogs and cats are people’s lifelines. Keeping this close relationship healthy is not just an obligation to our animal companions, but also to the people who care for them. The Companion Animal Business is committed to improving pet health and wellbeing by focusing on innovation and research to grow Seresto® and the Advantage® family brands, educate and engage pet owners on the importance of pet care and support veterinarians with quality health products and ongoing education to help them improve their relationships with pet owners. A few of the brands we offer are Seresto®, K9 Advantix® II, Advantage® II, Advantage Multi® for Dogs, Advantage® Multi for Cats, Visit for more information.

Farm Animal Business

The Farm Animal Business is committed to the health and well-being of livestock, including cattle, swine and poultry. We’re dedicated to providing innovative and effective solutions for livestock veterinarians and producers worldwide with a continued focus in research and development to help combat two major issues that U.S. producers face: bovine respiratory disease (BRD) and ecto-parasites. A few of the brands we offer are Baytril® 100 (enrofloxacin) Injectable, Zelnate® DNA Immunostimulant, Corathon®, CyLence®, DeltAGard®, QuickBayt®, Rabon® and Tempo®. Visit for more information.

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