Product Manager (Atlanta, GA)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a position available in the Southeast Region of the U.S. SUMMARYEnsure the long term success of Simplot Partners PerformancePack product line by creating and directing all strategic, market development, product development, and financial management functions, including profit and loss. The position will be responsible to oversee the cross functional execution of all activities for both wholesale and retail channels.
REQUIREMENTSEducation:Essential:* Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or universityOther information:Bachelor Degree from 4 year college or university. Preferred: Master of Science degree from an accredited University or College with a Horticulture/Agronomy related degree. Five plus years related experience and/or training. Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of the Agribusiness products portfolio, manufacturing, product costs, territories, logistics costs, customers, geographies, competitor products and capabilities. Knowledge of the agricultural/horticultural marketplace and retail industry, purchasing, and logistics. Skills: Good planning, customer service and communication skills are essential. Is self-motivated and works without direct supervision. A comprehensive understanding of sales and marketing functions. Good ability to lead and influence others effectively. Has a wide network of strong relationships externally and internally. Aggressive approach to selling and increasing market share with a well-defined marketing plan. Analytical ability to make recommendations and decisions across the entire product line on a strategic level. Disclaimer – These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position. HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID#5772External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#5772Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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