Product Development Coordinator - Seedway - Work from Home, TX

 

Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers. The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Coordinate product management and product development plans. Organize, distribute and track trials and Product Development projects on company wide basis providing reports to management on status and results.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Maintain crop management plans coordinating and summarizing input from management, sales and product development staff

 

Request trial seed as needed

 

Prepare and distribute trials to meet objectives of crop management plans

 

Maintain database of trial seed, to include information on receipt, distribution and on hand inventory

 

Follow up and document trials progress and results

 

Process trial reports for distribution to suppliers and management

 

Coordinate, track progress and submit reports required for supplier incentive programs.

 

Oversee GAP certification process and provide growers with documentation required for their inspections

 

Develop and implement employee training program as required to maintain GAP certification

 

Assist in continued development of forms and SRC process and use

 

Assist in maintenance and evaluation of trials as required and assigned

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.

 

Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Associate degree in Agricultural discipline or Business with agriculture background. BS degree preferred and crops background preferred.

 

Proficient in use of computers and business software.

 

Demonstrate essential abilities including general business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development

 

Able to work extended hours sometimes beyond what is considered “normal”

 

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record

 

Must be able to travel independently and overnight

 

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on Growmark’s policies and additional training as it relates to requirements of the position

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 

Company
Growmark
Posted
11/12/2020
Salary Range
$45,000.00 - 76,000.00
per Year
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Location
Work from Home, TX 78501, US