Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.
We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, Syngenta’s Product Marketing team is currently seeking a Herbicide Technical Product Lead in Greensboro, NC.
Thoroughly profile active ingredients and brands for utility and competitive advantages Provide brand training and/or materials for training to internal/external customers Provide Brand Management support through designing brands that have technical integrity in performance, positioning and sustainability Set active ingredients / brand development priorities and manage development budget and projects for timely delivery Work with Product Market Leads to ensure best positioning, messaging and approach with each brand Technically steward brands across life cycle Develop protocols and scientific studies for thorough profiling of brands, product segmentation, and competitive comparisons Develop training materials for internal/external customers Act as global interface for exchange of technical information and strategies Ensure all brand strategies, business cases, positioning, claims, labels, and communications are supported by good science Provide technical guidance, support, and evaluation of 3rd party Active Ingredients Provide technical guidance and determine technical options for post patent strategies Maintain up-to-date understanding of leading technologies with scientific discipline & participate in scientific societies Ensure product labels are up to date and correctly support the use of the product
A minimum of a Masters degree in Agronomy or relevant principle with at least 5 years of experience in product development Knowledge and/or experience in agronomics, plant sciences or biotechnology Up to 30% travel is required for this position All applicants must be able to work in the US without sponsorship from Syngenta
PhD degree is highly preferred Knowledge of weed science Understanding of key agronomic factors in field crops, especially corn, cereals, cotton and soybeans Knowledge of product development process, protocol writing, information systems, and regulatory requirements
What We Offer:
A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members. offers flexible work options to support your work and personal needs Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts your first day 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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