Global Product Manager

Job title: Global Product Manager
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Primary Responsibilities
The Global Product Manager (GPM) is responsible for the global positioning and growth of his or her assigned active ingredients through the product lifecycle. The GPM sets the direction for profitability objectives, and global growth strategy for the active ingredient and is the “Champion” for innovation of the molecule. The GPM aides in the development of generic defense strategy and manages the intellectual property surrounding assigned active ingredients.
The GPM 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.
Desirable Qualifications
·         Minimum 3 years of experience as a brand manager or 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; multi-lingual skills a plus.
·         Strong analytical and problem solving skills
·         Self-starter with ability to work in a fast paced environment with little direct supervision.
Reports To
·         Director of Global Marketing
·         Up to 40% travel both domestic and international
Location and Environment
Position located in Yuma, Az.
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.

*Must be legally authorized to work in United States*
Contact Information:
Gowan Company
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
370 S. Main St.
Yuma, AZ  85364 

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Human Resources
Gowan Company
370 S Main Street
Yuma, AZ 85364