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Bayer’s Production Technician Internship Program (PTIP)

Introduction Rod Herrick

VP & Site Manager Bayer Baytown Industrial Park

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Internship Program Objectives

• • • • • Recruit top talent enrolled in Process Technology Certification (PTEC) programs at local colleges.

Target high school seniors to enroll in Process Technology Certification programs.

Provide supervised hands-on work experience in a manufacturing environment to complement classroom curriculum for Process Technology Certification programs.

Achieve more comprehensive assessment of skill levels and competencies, safety commitment, and work ethic of potential employees.

Stimulate local economy through training and development for safe, secure, high-paying jobs.

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Case for Change

• • • Solution to shrinking pool of candidates • Shift in workforce demographics 33% skilled workers retirement eligible 2012 - 2016 • • • Proactive approach to developing workforce Improved efficiency & flexibility in hiring and training process Accelerated learning for unit qualification Cost effective Page 4 • BMS 4:3 Template 2010 • June 2011

Program Framework

INPUT

Talent Development

PROCESS Applicants

• Program graduates or • currently registered, active students with a 3.0 GPA in Process Technology certificate track classes offered by local 2 and 4 year colleges.

Structure

Ten weeks (400 hours) of supervised onsite activities including: • modified site Basic Training • structured assignments • initial training towards a potential unit position.

The Program facilitates outreach to local high school students.

Sessions begin each

January

and June prior to college program census dates.

OUTPUT Hiring Decision

Bayer Human Resources, Training and Business Units BMS Baytown Page 5

Benefits for Bayer

• • • • Access to top quality prospects for consideration.

Opportunity for “working interviews” to fill potential job openings Build relationships and Bayer brand recognition within community • • • • • More comprehensive evaluation of Work ethic Safety behavior Initiative & innovation Ability to grasp operations concepts Collaboration in team environment Page 6 • BMS 4:3 Template 2010 • June 2011

Benefits for Colleges

• • • • Build stronger curriculum to fill workforce needs Provide meaningful education experience for students with added opportunity for hands-on experience and potential job placement Potential for increased enrollment through successful PTEC programs Multi-source feedback for continual program improvement Page 7 • BMS 4:3 Template 2010 • June 2011

Benefits for Students

The Bayer Baytown PTIP is designed to: • Reinforce academic knowledge by allowing interns to apply knowledge (see, hear, and touch) in industrial environment. • Allow interns to experience a rotating shift schedule.

• Orient interns to daily routine of a process technician.

• Enable interns to answer the question: “Is this what I want to do as a career?” • Incentivize interns through college credit earned toward degree plans Page 8 • BMS 4:3 Template 2010 • June 2011

Applicant Requirements

• • • • • • Successful applicants must: Be enrolled in a PTEC certificate or associate program at an accredited 2 or 4 year college Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in PTEC certificate tract courses OR be a recent graduate meeting same qualifications Pass pre-employment aptitude testing and assessments Pass a panel interview Pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screenings, background check, physical and functional capacity evaluation, pre-placement verification of information and qualifications Work a rotating shift Page 9 • BMS 4:3 Template 2010 • June 2011

Intern Duties

• • • • • Complete checklists • • • Supervised hands-on learning Site observations Job shadowing Participate in group assignments Obtain working knowledge of: Operating & Safety Procedures Process Flow Diagrams Material Safety Data Sheets Training Manuals Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams Deliver a technical presentation to area management Finalize the formal evaluation process for future hiring consideration.

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Internship Educational Experience

• • •

Interns will:

Complete 8-10 weeks of hand-on learning, site observations and job shadowing with professional technicians and trainers in an industrial environment.

Experience the challenges and adjustments of a rotating shift schedule.

Receive course credit for successful completion of Bayer internship.

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Program Partners

• • Lee College San Jacinto Community College • • Alvin Community College Houston Community College • East Harris County Manufacturing Association Baytown, Texas Pasadena, Texas Alvin, Texas Houston, Texas Page 12 • BMS 4:3 Template 2010 • June 2011

Program Statistics

• • Since June 2011: 3 Internship cycles • 24 interns 14 converted to FTE • • • 5 active co-ops 1 withdrawal 4 released Next cycle: June 2012 Page 13 • BMS 4:3 Template 2010 • June 2011

Long Term Education Strategy STEM curriculum starting in grade schools

• • • • • Bayer’s

Making Science Make Sense

Energy Venture Camp Liquid Science Program Wetlands Science and Education Programs and others

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Discussion

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Thank you

February 10, 2012/ Rod Herrick/ Version 0

Program Development

The

East Harris County Manufacturing Association (EHCMA)

Training Committee in association with member colleges

(Lee College, San Jacinto Community College)

and member companies (including

Bayer

) developed the framework for a production technician internship program (PTIP) used by many member companies.

• • • This framework consists of: Checklist activities (procedures, observations, shadowing, supervised hands on activities Tools (Member company forms) Member support

Bayer

took this information and customized it to meet our needs!

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