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Product Manager

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General information


An agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by French farmers, Limagrain is driven by its purpose: cooperating for the progress of agriculture everywhere, for everyone. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products
HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide. HM. CLAUSE is a company committed to diversity and inclusion.   




Position description

Employment Type

Regular Full Time



Job description

Responsible for the development and execution of a global strategy in your product portfolio based upon market dynamics and trends in the coming 5-10 years, whilst managing and developing the current portfolio of products moving through the system.
lifecycle, including; gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with research and development, sales, and support functions to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Manager's job also includes ensuring that the product supports the company's overall strategy and goals.

Skills: what we expect of you

• Manage the portfolio range to ensure the long-term profitability for the company.
• Collaborate and manage new products, new product concepts, and product development with the Breeder, Product Development and Sales.
• Determine breeding objectives and product specifications at mid and long-term level.
• Develop and Implement product trial plans with breeders and regional product development teams based upon market knowledge and objectives. Assess trial results to determine product performance and life cycle.
• Manage new product introductions in accordance with the strengths and weaknesses of existing product range, market potential, and competition pressure.
• Create and maintain working relations with local internal and external product development resources in target markets.
• Assume technical expertise by providing sales with technical data in order to support optimal product performance and product sales.
• Manage new seed product form development and introduction in collaboration with Seed Technology, Research, and Sales.
• Manage the seed quantity needs for varieties under development, through collaborative efforts with Sales Managers in preparation for commercial launch. Work with inventory management teams to effectively and efficiently manage seed availability for varieties at the development stage.
• Optimize turnover and margin of managed products through supply chain expectations, sales potential evaluation and product pricing guidance.
• Maintain and improve product quality consistency via collaborative efforts between Production, Quality Control, Operations, Inventory Management and Seed Technology.


Education & work experience required:

·         Minimum of a B.S. degree in Agronomy, Agricultural Engineering or Science required.

·         Minimum of 5 years of experience in breeding, seed development, seed sales

·         Ability to travel at least 30% of the time to domestic and international locations (travel is seasonal)

·         Languages: English essential, Spanish a plus



Position localization

Job location

America/Carribean, USA, California


260 Cousteau Place, Davis, CA 95618, États-Unis

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor's degree

Minimum level of experience required

5 years or more