Global Product Manager, Storage

AGI

Dates

Closing: February 12, 2021

Posted: January 11, 2021

Location

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Job Department

Corporate

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@aggrowth.com. Please use the job title as the subject line for reference.

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

Today, AGI’s product portfolio also includes cutting edge solutions that leverage IoT enabled devices, sensor technology and cloud computing.  The AGI SureTrack product is an independent hardware and software platform that brings together data across the farm, in real time, and provides customers with the ability to manage their crop production, manage their overall business, and market their grain based on content and robust traceability.  With a customer base that includes Growers, Ag Retail, Grain Buyers and Food Processors, AGI SureTrack is an independent farm operating platform, with supply chain visibility and complete crop management.

The Opportunity

The Global Product Manager (Storage) is responsible for the development and execution of product strategizing, product road mapping, product development processes and associated performance metrics. In active collaboration with the Global Product management team, the role is responsible for maintaining the product family competitiveness by maintaining current knowledge of the competitive landscape and market needs and ensuring that product variants meet platform and regional requirements. The role provides coaching and leadership and works in close coordination with the engineering, sales, marketing and manufacturing teams and leverages manufacturing and design capabilities across all regions.

The Team 

Reporting directly to the EVP, Global Product Management, you will be an integral part of the Global Product Management team, working collaboratively with all members towards improving product family competitiveness and reporting on key metrics to be presented to the senior leadership team.

Responsibilities

  • Active collaboration with the Global Product Management Team and participation in the development of product strategizing, product road mapping and product development processes and associated performance metrics across the AGI Product Catalogue.
  • Responsible for execution of product strategizing, product road mapping, and product development processes and reporting of associated metrics for the product family.
  • Responsible for overall competitiveness of the product family, as measured by sales and profitability, including delivered cost, features & benefits, market needs within the competitive landscape.
  • Responsible for product variants to meet platform (seed, fertilizer, grain, feed and food) and regional market requirements.
  • Responsible for product family life cycle management including innovation, product improvements, development.
  • Understand and leverage design and manufacturing capabilities and costs across all regions.
  • Ownership of all documentation and training material relevant to the product family
  • Responsible for overall functionality of the product family, as measured by product adoption, including satisfaction market needs and competitive landscape
  • Providing leadership through influence to supporting functional teams including engineering, marketing, sales and manufacturing.
  • Providing technical support & materials to sales and marketing teams.

Qualifications

  • Post Secondary Degree in Structural or Agricultural Engineering or Business
  • 10+ years relevant experience in product management and/or product design specific to structural or bulk storage products. Engineering, or product innovation & development background and agricultural sector backgrounds are assets.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to Prioritize and Manage Time
  • Superior Technical Aptitude
  • Strong Business Analysis capabilities
  • Strong Project Management Capabilities
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Effective collaborator across functional disciplines
  • Able to influence without direct reporting authority
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with tactical execution
  • Ability to thrive & grow in a continuously evolving environment
  • Experience operating within a matrix organization
  • MS Office Proficiency (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Teams)

How To Apply

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email careers@aggrowth.com  with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.