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Product Management Innovation Director

About this role:

With over 35 years dedicated to providing perfectly calibrated crop nutrition products, we have become a progressive and innovative company engaged in Product Development, Manufacturing, Distribution, and the Sales and Marketing of value added liquid plant nutrition products.

As we enter into this new and exciting phase at our organization we need a dedicated Director who can drive product change, be results focused and inspire & motivate an innovation team. This requires new and innovative ways of doing research and challenging teams in a way that elevates performance and pushes boundaries. As the Director of Innovation, you will need to establish priorities with internal staff, leverage market drivers to refine business models within our research facility and develop go to market strategies with over-arching goals of bringing together the field research, chemistry, stage and gate and product commercialization aspects of the business.

Who We Are:

AgroLiquid manufactures the most efficient and environmentally responsible crop nutrient products and programs available. Our commitment to promoting and prospering the agricultural industry spans three generations, four countries and all fifty states. Our fertilizers are made to optimize yields, strengthen plant health, and bolster the nutritional value of crops, while utilizing agricultural practices which support a sustainable future for all of us.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a cohesive product development process from chemistry, through field research and commercialization of inputs.
  • Set Development Objectives for the Chemistry group in both product improvement and new product development.
  • Set strategy and project objectives for the Research Farm Operation centered on new product introductions and requests from the field.
  • Lead the Ideation Process.
  • Facilitate technical knowledge through reports, website programs, videos and meeting presentations
  • Facilitate the development of the Research Farm Operation as an independent contract research facility.

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for an experienced professional with 8-10 years of experience at a senior/director level. The ideal background will include:

  • Graduate Degree in related field
  • Product Development and Scale Up
  • Successful Team Management
  • Knowledge and experience in Research and Development or field and lab research
  • Non-commodity plant nutrition experience
  • Knowledge or experience in market commercialization and biological products

What We Offer:

We provide a complete compensation package to our employees that supports them from employment to retirement. In addition to a competitive salary we offer:

  • Access to the largest privately owned plant nutrition research facility in the nation
  • Premium Health Insurance including Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Program
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development Opportunities
  • Company equipment: vehicle, laptop, cell phone, internet, credit card

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Non-commodity plant nutrition: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Director level, Product Development and Product Management: 10 years (Preferred)
  • R & D: 4 years (Preferred)

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Posted 4 days ago

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