The Technical Manager is the commercial team product/agronomic leader in the Garden 2 Greenhouse segment and will report to the Director of G2 with a dotted line or secondary oversight from VP Field Development. The role will lead product and technical material development in the consumer retail and professional G2 segments. The Technical Manager will also participate in concept creation for new business development opportunities, providing the team with real-world experience to help provide a foundation of ideas in what is practical.
The top priorities of this role are: 1) understand the competitive landscape in the G2 segment; both retail and professional, 2) execute product development (research trials and field demonstrations) through relationships with academia and customers or prospective customers, 3) develop compelling data packages for sales and business development and 4) deliver recommendations on new product and segment strategies. The Technical Manager will provide essential connectivity to the marketing, sales, regulatory, formulation and field development teams making them aware of key needs, areas of strength, and market opportunities. The efforts will ultimately result in new product introductions, superior sales performance, and the achievement of the business’ goals.