PENTAIR MANAGEMENT COMPANY Product Marketing Specialist/Agronomist in New Brighton, Minnesota

Pentair Overview Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) is a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world. Pentair delivers industry leading products, services and solutions that help people make the best use of the resources they rely on most. Its technology moves the world forward by ensuring that water is plentiful, useful and pure, and that critical equipment and those near it are protected. With 2016 revenues of $4.9 billion, Pentair employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide. Business Unit Overview A global water leader focused on smart, sustainable water and fluid processing applications. It designs, manufactures and delivers innovative solutions to residential, commercial and industrial customers who place a premium on high quality water and fluids. Strategic business units include Aquatic and Environmental Systems, Water Filtration, Water Technologies, Process Technologies, and Fluid Motion. Pentair's Water segment generated approximately $2.8 billion in sales in 2016. Job Summary Position Summary: Pentair is currently seeking a Product Marketing Specialist/Agronomist to lead Ag related product lines and drive IoT initiative by utilizing data to optimize spray efficacy and timing. In this role, the Product Marketing Specialist/Agronomist will works with all agriculture related Hypro product lines to assist product managers with utilizing agronomic information. Interested candidates, who meet the requirements below, are encouraged to apply today! Duties and Responsibilities: Business management Lead agriculture related product lines to drive sales globally Responsible for developing product strategy related to profitability, positioning, pricing, and promotion. Understands Agriculture market segment and customer needs in key global regions Develop product messaging to enhance the value proposition of the product suite. Provides collateral support for Specifier?s Guide, launch kits, competitive alerts, sales communications, and instruction sheets. Serves as a subject matter expert for assigned product families to support internal team, field sales, distributors, and end customers as required. Serves as an expert with respect to the competition. Smart/IoT Innovation lead Leads Smart/IoT initiative within fluid motion through the 3D innovation process for successful commercialization of the solution by 2019 Data management across ag product portfolio Marketing Works with product managers to generate agronomic data to help market products. Works with farmers, universities and partners to collect VOC. Monitors and assesses competitive products. Relationship Management Identifies and works with industry influencers to represent Pentair as a leader in the global industry, including participating in industry conferences, trade shows, and seminars. Training and Education Conducts presentations for industry seminars, end user events and customer meetings. Develops training materials for the assigned product families to support the Training Program. Must be prepared to travel 40% - 50% of the time. There may be international travel required. Job Requirements & Skills Skills and Experience Requirements: Master's degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Business, Agricultural Engineering or Bachelor?s degree and 2+ of related experience Agricultural Product Technical experience. Experienced at developing and delivering training materials preferred Experience with application technology regarding wind tunnel testing and field trials highly preferred Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Desired Characteristics Product line, product management or customer facing experience Experience in SAP a.... ..This job description has been truncated. Employer's Job# 114424-1AC1283200652 Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.