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Koch Industries, Inc

Marketing Manager - Biologicals

Post Date:Jan 05, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/30/2017Salary:
Location:US-CA-Cerritos Job Reference:050710
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Job Description:

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Koch Agronomic Services, LLC, (KAS) and its affiliates produce and market a proven and expanding global portfolio of plant performance technologies for agriculture producers and turf and ornamental professionals. With a commitment to creating real, sustainable, long-term value for customers and society, Koch Agronomic Services focuses on developing customer-driven solutions to improve plant performance and minimize environmental impact. Koch Agronomic Services, LLC, is a subsidiary of Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC. www.kochagronomicservices.com.

KAS is seeking a self-motivated, highly-driven Marketing Manager - Biologicals to join their team. 

  • Identify and prioritize financially viable biological market needs and communicate product attributes aligned with such needs and regulatory requirements

  • Develop and update product concepts detailing near- and long-term strategies for assigned portfolio submitted for supervisor approval.

  • Actively participate as marketing representative on project teams, providing input for justification, approval, development, and introduction of new projects to commercialization.

  • Ensure development of market introduction plans for new products including internal coordination to bring the assigned product to market with external focus on development and implementation of positioning, messaging, and value proposition.

  • Developing effective positioning and pricing recommendations to optimize the value of the product line

  • Understanding commercial compliance matters and ensuring effective management systems are in place

  • Creating and utilizing effective scorecards to drive continuously improving business performance

  • Evaluate, negotiate, and implement specific 3rd party opportunities.

  • Driving a clear understanding of global and domestic biologicals market in broad acre, specialty ag, and turf and ornamental markets. This will include a prioritization of focus by region based on market opportunity, time to market, and cost to execute

  • Establishing commercial priorities to ensure that on-going efforts to expand the product portfolio are focused and targeted appropriately

  • Setting priorities for R&D to ensure product development efforts are focused on their highest value opportunities

  • Providing effective leadership in the commercial launch of new products

  • Ensuring effective alignment of branding, promotion, and sales for the product line to ensure a coordinated approach to the market within biological products and broader product portfolio

  • Developing effective positioning and pricing recommendations to optimize the value of the product line

  • Understanding commercial compliance matters and ensuring management systems are in place

  • Creating and utilizing effective scorecards to drive continuously improving business performance

What You Will Need: 

  • 5+ years of experience in Marketing with roles in Market Analysis and Product Line Management

  • 3+ years of experience in Specialty Ag, Specialty Value-added Products or Biologicals

  • Experience leading the commercialization process (Ex: from ideation to launch)

  • Experience in product portfolio management
  • Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Ag Econ, Business, Marketing or a related degree
  • Willing and able to travel up to 50% of the time

What Will Put You Ahead? 

  • 7+ years’ experience in marketing, sales, and/or technical support experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in Specialty Ag
  • MBA
  • Master's degree in Agronomy, Ag Econ, Marketing or Business


Want to learn more about KAES?


This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranExcept where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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