Nutrien LTD

  • OreGro Seeds Brand Manager

    Job Locations US-OR-Albany
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/25/2018 7:00 PM)
    System ID
    2018-7021
    Job Category
    Leadership & Management
    Business Unit
    Retail
    Number of Positions (Vacancies)
    1
  • Job Description

    OreGro Seeds Brand Manager, Southern Willamette Valley/Albany, OR area

     

    Why work at Crop Production Services (CPS)? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at CPS. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, CPS offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at CPS is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views. 

    Dyna-Gro, a CPS brand, has a 20-year history of delivering quality seed with industry-leading performance. Marketing six crops in 44 states, Dyna-Gro is focused on local success with regional seed solutions and retailers. With a broad selection and cutting-edge science, Dyna-Gro has become one of the top 10 seed companies in the United States

    Position Summary: 

    The OreGro Seeds Brand Manager position is responsible for the overall management of the OreGro grass and forage seeds business, both domestic and international. The position will provide leadership for increasing sales both inside the Nutrien sales organization as well as through wholesale customers in the U.S. and worldwide. This position will report to the Dyna-Gro Brand Manager.

     

    Key Tasks:

     

    • Lead and provide oversight to all aspects and operations of the facility to ensure safety, efficiency, and profitability.
    • Direct both the Domestic and International Sales Managers to:
    • Build internal sales domestically through Crop Production Services divisions.
    • Build sales domestically with existing and new wholesale accounts.
    • Build internal sales internationally with Nutrien’s Australian and South American business units.
    • Build sales internationally with existing and new wholesale accounts.
    • Engage with the National Forage and Cover Crops seed manager to develop and build cover crop seed strategies for the U.S. market internally.
    • The position is responsible for strategy, building effective marketing approaches and executing effectively to desired results.
    • Responsible for building a yearly and multi-year business plan that will optimize assets and investments in exceeding annual goals and reviewing with the Dyna-Gro Brand Manager.
    • Track competitors and recommend appropriate marketing strategies and tactical adjustments.
    • Work with the breeding product development group to provide direction for new product needs and implementation of technical marketing communication.
    • Identify and share key opportunities with the Dyna-Gro Brand Manager.
    • Anticipate and recognize changes and react to new opportunities in the marketplace.
    • Maintain appropriate records and communicate current activities and results to the Dyna-Gro Brand Manager.
    • Safety – Drive and maintain a strong culture of safety in all aspects of the business and facilities with all employees.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Good attendance required.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in an Agricultural-related field strongly desired.
    • Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in sales, marketing, market development, and management required.
    • A combination of education and skills will be considered.
    • Must have the ability to work with and maintain a good working relationship with a diverse employee and customer base.
    • Ability to effectively demonstrate self-motivation, initiative, assertiveness and results-orientation.
    • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
    • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple people, priorities and projects simultaneously.
    • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills along with leadership abilities, interpersonal and presentation skills
    • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally as needed. Required travel estimated at 20%
    • Valid driver’s license and ability to pass a background check and drug screen are required.

    This job description has been reviewed to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and CPS reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

    CPS, a Nutrien Company, is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with CPS policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

     

     

    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran

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