Product Manager - Kansas City, Kansas United States - 19342

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 19342
Title: Product Manager
Job Location: Kansas City, Kansas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $180,000.00 - $200,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


The Product Manager will be responsible for the creation, development and implementation of product plans and strategies including pricing, positioning and marketing strategies for products within the defined product line.  He/She will be accountable for the P&L for the product line globally consistent with the objectives of Plant Nutrition and the company.  He/She will provide leadership working with the sales, marketing, research and development, equipment and production teams in the development of the product strategic plan which will provide overall direction to these teams for action plans and budgets.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Direct responsibilities include coordinating and reporting on the implementation of the product strategic plan, product pricing, maintenance of global and national customer accounts, and product campaign development and coordination.   He/she will be interfacing with sales, agronomy, marketing, operations, equipment, customer care and various corporate functions. This role will drive sales growth of the product line to new and existing customers globally.   Achieving the overall objectives will require creativity and innovation to define and execute a global product line strategy based on value-add rather than traditional commodity based sales.   

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree in agricultural business or equivalent education and experience; Masters or MBA preferred.  Minimum of ten years ag sales, agronomy, ag marketing and ag business management experience in the micronutrient space.  Experience in leading a team and a career history of consistently achieving challenging sales targets.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree