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Product Manager

Company: Jobleads
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we're all about at John Deere. And it's why we're investing in our people and our technology like never before!Here the world's brightest minds are tackling the world's biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we'll put you to work. RIGHT NOW. Primary Location: United States (US)- Iowa - Ankeny Function: Marketing / SalesTitle: Product Manager- 73561 Your Responsibilities As a Product Manager for the Spraying Business for John Deere located in Ankeny, IA, you will bring deep knowledge of the customer, market, business, and industry, gather first-hand feedback from customers and channel partners, and collaborate with internal stakeholders on product vision and definition for Deere's groundbreaking next generation of sprayers in collaboration with Blue River Technology.In addition, you will: Own the product definition through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. Definition to include features, volumes, pricing, target markets, and product evolution. Plan and coordinate customer focus groups, customer advisor groups, dealer advisor groups, and customer visits in order to capture customer needs and gather first-hand feedback from customers and channel partners Leverage marketing tools to document customer needs and communicate to the program team. Partner with engineering to prioritize the value-creating features, validate the product can create that value, and articulate that to customers. Partner with Product Marketing to validate the product and product messaging with the market (field, dealers, customers) through customer advisor groups, customer focus groups, dealer advisor groups, and customer visits Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position. What Skills You Need Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution 2 or more years of field experience with regular customer contact, and broad product knowledge Agronomy and/or technical product experience in spraying 2 or more years of Marketing/Product Management experience 2 or more years of business plan development experience Strong communication ability, including effective writing skills and persuasive style Ability to travel domestically up to 25% What Makes You Stand Out Knowledge of products, customers, markets and competitors Understanding of market segmentation and retail distribution systems Experience with products that utilize Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning 1 or more years of project management experience Master's in Business Administration Education Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following: Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Engineering, Technology, Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy, Marketing, or equivalent discipline What You'll Get At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package. The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Job Segment: Agricultural, Agronomy, Engineer, Outside Sales, Marketing, Agriculture, Engineering, Sales Copyright 2018 Deere & Company. All Rights Reserved.

Keywords: Jobleads, Ankeny , Product Manager, Other , Ankeny, Iowa

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