Product Owner – Crop Care Job

  • AGCO
  • BR - Sao - Campinas
  • 3 days ago

Company Name: AGCO

Location: Campinas, Sao, BR

Job Duration: 2021-11-25 to 2021-12-25


Job Summary

Working within the Precision Ag & Digital Product Management team, this role will support the definition and requirements of Crop Care product platforms and delivery of value-added solutions for our customers, dealer partners and internal AGCO owners. The Crop Care Vehicle requirements coordination role will: – Define vehicle roll-out plans for technology – Manage changes with the engineering teams to quickly adjust timelines given resource and development constraints – Evaluate/consolidate Voice Of Customer (VOC) – Market opportunities & competitive analysis for Crop Care related agriculture equipment – Build & maintain product vision and strategy and align with Senior management strategic roadmap alignment – Technology business case & monetization (ROI) for platform – Consolidate platform requirements and create detailed feature descriptions for the engineering teams to understand what technologies are in the pipeline It is the nature of this role to define and coordinate product requirements for all Crop Care products which are seamlessly integrated into and validated together with the machine platforms. The Product Owner for Crop Care products: – Supports the Vehicle Requirements Product Manager in all phases of the product life cycle – Collaborates with all departments when necessary affecting the product performance – Interfaces between internal and external parties to include dealers, farmers, farm managers and operators The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of the agronomic crop cycle, be comfortable with: operating agriculture machinery. talking to farmers and dealers, building presentations, understanding a financial business case and getting their hands dirty when needed in the field.


Job Responibilities

A key part of the job is to further develop and adhere to the company-wide process for creating, updating and managing products and content for the Precision Ag & Digital group in alignment with the appropriate Crop Care platform. This includes the specification of new products and maintenance updates in a written format, which is the basis for the development process and market introduction. This person will elaborate a global strategy and roadmap and drive the execution in alignment with vehicle platforms, brands, DCX, EFG engineering, other Fuse product managers, AGCO agronomists and AGCO partners. Therefore, this person needs to know established PA&D feature developments with machine projects. This includes the prioritization of requirements and the development of make-partner-buy solutions. Brand differentiation strategies must be taken into account as well. The roadmap will be built on voice of customer activities and a good understanding of industry trends and needs. Voice of Customer events allow to get feedback on current offerings and ensure that new developments meet the customers’ expectations in different regions. It is key to follow and establish governance structures for digital content: – Module book review and approval – OPC meetings – Project management in line with the AGCO Major Project Introduction Process (AMPIP). The novelty of digital products in our offering will require the candidate to closely collaborate with the AGCO Project Management Office (PMO).


Job Requirements

Bachelor Degree or Master Degree or equivalent experience. Good global knowledge of farming practices and modern farming equipment, especially precision farming requirements. Previous product marketing, product support, sales engineering or product management experience as well as international experience, e.g. internship or work experience abroad, is a plus.

Interpersonal skills: objective, fact-based, constructive communication, intercultural competencies, ability to inspire and influence contributors and sponsors Functional knowledge: understanding of customer requirements in the area of precision farming, understanding of IT and software development processes, leadership of cross-functional skills, strong analytical skills