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28 Oct 2020

West Coast Technical Product Manager – California Central Valley

Posted by Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #37133

Description:

  • A leading technical supplier to the table grape industry is in growth-mode.
  • This newly created role will support growers and oversee and support activities on development of new offerings.
  • Our client has a strong reputation within the industry, highly regarded and is a leader in the category.
  • Exciting role with an international organization that has plenty of opportunity for growth!
  • Position includes employee paid health insurance and a 401k program with a strong match.
  • This opportunity is based in the California Central Valley.

Position Responsibilities Include

  • Organize and manage testing and evaluation of existing and new varieties of offerings for table grape Growers.
  • Promote new offerings and technical ‘after sales service’ to Grape Growers in California and Mexico.
  • Act as a close liaison between sales dept and Grape Growers and nurseries to ensure delivery of products.
  • May need to supervise inhouse production crews to ensure accurate reporting and progress.
  • Regular travel domestically internationally as needed for business purposes. Including routine travel to Mexico.

Required Experience & Qualifications Include

  • Previous experience in the California table grape industry REQUIRED. (Farming, Research/Breeding or Supplier)
  • Background in table grape crop mgt, new variety research, irrigation, or farm operations.
  • Strong knowledge of table grape breeding practices and varieties.
  • Bilingual in English / Spanish preferred, but not required.
  • College degree (Bachelors or higher) in Viticulture or related fields of study.

Please contact Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com

 

Job Categories: QA, QC, Food Safety, R&D and Sales & Marketing. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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