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Product Manager- Seed

Company: CHS Inc
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world. - We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world. - Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.SummaryCHS has an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager to join our growing organization and manage and develop our branded seed product lines. You must have the ability to handle multiple priorities, complex situations, identify and analyze problems, and exercise creativity to develop and implement practical solutions. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, be detail oriented, with the ability to effectively lead, influence and motivate others. Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development and execution of the business strategy for the branded seed products based upon current market dynamics and trends, while managing and developing the current seed products portfolio.
  • Innovative and analytical thinker that will use all available data and information to help provide leadership and make key decisions that will drive the overall seed strategy.
  • Develop and present annual business plans each year that includes evaluating all aspects of the seed business, competitive landscape and market strategy.
  • Responsible to manage and grow key vendor relationships that impact our seed and agronomy business.
  • Identify the needed strategy and implement tactics to execute upon to achieve sales volume and financial targets.
  • Utilize supporting technical information and yearly yield data to implement a successful selection and placement of new seed products.
  • Lead the data collection system to generate and implement the use of data analytics for the use in marketing and sales opportunities.
  • Responsible for product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements.
  • Define product vision and work closely with industry partnerships, sales and support functions to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.
  • Understand, manage and report upon the financials associated with the Allegiant Seed business.
  • Create and communicate annual product prices using a price discovery process that supports the annual sales targets and seed business financial goals.
  • Support the continued development of B2B opportunities with IT to help drive efficiencies within business processes.Minimum Qualifications (required)
    • High School diploma or GED
    • 4+ years of experience in Product Research and Development
    • Prior leadership experience with progressively advancing level of leadership responsibilitiesAdditional Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree preferred in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Physics, Physical Science or related field
      • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA Clearinghouse Physical RequirementsCHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: CHS Inc, Minnetonka , Product Manager- Seed, Executive , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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