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Product Specialist – SeedCommand

by Nov 4, 2022

Ames, IA - Full Time

Job Posting: 10/4/2022                                                           FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt

Location: Ames, IA                                                                   Supervisory: No

Department: Product Management                                         Reports to: Product Manager

The Culture

Ag Leader was born from a passion and determination to transform agriculture forever. In 1992, Ag Leader changed the industry by bringing real-time yield data to farmers’ fingertips. Today, more than 30 years later, Ag Leader has become a global team that provides year-round solutions to help farmers plan, plant, apply, and harvest more efficiently and profitably. We are improving the lives of farmers. We are increasing the efficiency of production agriculture around the world. And we aren’t slowing down. Ready to use your talent to implement change? Join our team of innovators revolutionizing agriculture.

The Opportunity

To work within the product management team identifying new product opportunities, planning how they fit in Ag Leader’s strategy, while maximizing the impact these products have in our customers’ operations.  In this position you will be responsible for multiple activities critical to the development and stewardship of products throughout the product life cycle phases.

The Right Person Will

  • Form individual thoughts and ideas to contribute and thrive in a team environment
  • Recruit and rally others on cross-functional initiatives to achieve product line success
  • Passionately lead in the development of themselves and others
  • Overcome the status quo with an internal drive to achieve results
  • Cultivate relationships both inside and outside of Ag Leader Technology

Responsibilities

  • Manage product life cycle including market needs, opportunity definition, roadmap, development, and end-of-life
  • Collaborate with others to proactively identify product opportunities related to row crop planting operations
  • Become a product expert, developing a deep understanding of product operation, product positioning, and competitive products in the marketplace
  • Assist with product development objectives and schedules for all phases of product development and introduction to market
  • Collaborate with support and engineering teams as needed for advanced support of released products
  • Assist with developing product manuals and documentation resources
  • Conduct market research to identify and track market trends in the Precision Ag industry

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in Agriculture or related technical field
  • Strong desire for continuous learning
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Experience with general farming practices in production agriculture
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently solve problems in a fast-paced environment

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