EcoFlora Team Global Product and Technology Manager
Location: Yuma, AZ
Reports To: President, EcoFlora
Assignment Type: full-time
The Global Product and Technology Manager (GPTM) is responsible for the global positioning and growth of his or her assigned active ingredients and technologies through the product lifecycle. The GPTM sets the direction for profitability objectives, and global growth strategy for the active ingredient and is the “Champion” for innovation of the molecule and technologies. The GPTM aides in the development of global brand management, generic defense strategy and manages the intellectual property surrounding assigned active ingredients and technologies. The GPTM works closely with the EcoFlora team to build the long term (3-5 year) global strategy for the group.
The GPTM participates in Regional discussions of brand strategy and is a source of guidance and support for the Regional Brand Managers. He or she works closely with all departments including Supply Chain and Regulatory to assure consistent sourcing of the active ingredient at the lowest cost and acceptable quality.
- Minimum 3 years of experience in field sales or as a brand/product manager in the agricultural chemical industry.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent collaborator – good at working in a multi-cultural environment across groups to build consensus.
- Highly proficient in speaking and writing in English a must; Spanish as a first or second language a plus.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Self-starter with ability to work in a fast paced environment with little direct supervision.
- Up to 75% travel both domestic and international
Location and Environment
Position located in Yuma, Az.
Must be legally authorized to work in United States
Gowan Company, a family owned organization, is based in Yuma, Arizona. Yuma a city of more than 100,000 population is located in the southwest corner of Arizona. Yuma is a center of a vibrant agriculture industry that supplies the majority of fresh lettuce and greens to the U.S. consumers during the winter and spring months. Yuma is a gateway to San Diego, CA to the West and Phoenix, AZ and the beautiful mountains of Northern Arizona to the East.
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
370 S. Main St.
Yuma, AZ 85364