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Regional Product Development Manager – Midwest with AMVAC in Midwest Region – Remote

Type of position Full-time career opportunity
Employer AMVAC
Description of Employer AMVAC Chemical Corporation, an American Vanguard company, successfully serves the results?driven global market through development, manufacturing and marketing of products for agricultural, horticultural, crop and non-crop sectors as well as for professional and homeowner use.
Location Midwest Region – Remote
Description of Location The Regional Product Development Manager is a field-based position in AMVAC’s Midwest Product Development’s Research Region responsible for development and commercialization of new technologies as well as supporting the performance of existing products. It is one of five regional field positions in the Product Development Department. This team is comprised of a nationwide team of advanced degree, life-science and agronomically trained personnel responsible for designing studies to bring new products to market in a broad range of crop and non-crop sectors.

Regional Product Development personnel interact with numerous AMVAC teams in Sales, Marketing, Chemistry, Regulatory and Business Development and provide a unique connection to researchers at academic institutions as well as private and independent research teams to build product performance specifications and investigate new opportunities.

Salary DOE
Benefits Health insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision plans
Health Savings / Flexible Spending Accounts
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan with employee discount
Closing date of competition July 31, 2023
Date position available June 1, 2023
Description of duties
  • Plan and execute national field research program pursuant to AMVAC’s annual product development objectives with focus on the states of Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska.
  • Recognize new technologies and opportunities to drive novel commercial products
  • Work closely with the Commercial Team to support the current product line and new introductions
  • Create strong relationships with key influencers in the region to understand and enhance commercial opportunities affecting speed to market.
  • Track and manage regional Product Development operational and research expenses.
  • Work with Department peers to synergize implementation of national R&D programs.
  • Follow and report on competitive activities within the region.
  • Actively participate in key regional and national technical conferences 
  • Lead the effort to develop product labels, collateral, and other product technical information
  • Plan and supervise contract research to ensure high quality data is delivered accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Support the Regulatory Affairs Department on regulatory questions during the evaluation of new products as well as routine questions on registered products.  
Qualifications sought
  • Excellent Interpersonal oral and written communication
  • Intuitive thinking, research planning, project delivery
  • Statistical design, as well as analysis and interpretation of results
  • Technical competency in crop protection
  • Basic concepts of product development, development planning, and product support
  • Leadership, self-discipline, and motivation
  • Ability to work in teams while working remotely
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to excellence
  • Organizational skills to address a large, diverse territory
  • Use of standard and specialized software for data capture and analysis
  • Intermediate or advanced knowledge of Microsoft Suite of products (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • The candidate should be willing to travel between 30% to 40% of the time.  Physical location should be within the research region and proximity to an airport. 
  • Ability to pass post-offer background check
Contact for additional information Dorinda Dorsey | AMVAC | [email protected]
Application procedure  
Submit what Resume (only)
Submit to https://www.amvac.com/about/career-opportunities/regional-product-development-manager-midwest
Additional Information Must be located in the Midwest (USA)