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Bayer Product Manager, Seed Modeling in St. Louis, Missouri

Product Manager, Seed Modeling

The Climate Corporation is revolutionizing the agriculture industry with a platform and products that help the world’s farmers sustainably increase their productivity with digital tools. We have an opportunity for a Product Manager to join our team to help create the world’s largest digital agriculture platform and ecosystem to bring new innovation and product offerings to farmers and enterprises.

Profound meaning in your work:

If you are looking for meaning and impact by solving a problem which will affect generations to come — we need your passion and grit. We have only begun to scratch the surface of how we can use Science, Technology and Design to modernize farming. You will be at the forefront of an industry which affects every human on earth.

Your Seat at the Table:

This role will be a critical part of The Climate Corporation’s Product team focus on digital ag seed products that deliver unique user value through seed selection, pairing, placement, and density recommendations. This role will be focused on the delivery of our underlying science capabilities that drive our business models and customer use cases.

What You Will Do:

  • Be the subject matter expert in Product that has complete understanding of the company’s seed science capability across various crops and geographies;

  • Define model requirements to deliver on business needs, partnering with Science areas to create stage-gate model development;

  • Support Science team on Data Collection strategy and protocol definitions for result maximization;

  • Evaluate and quantify model readiness;

  • Ensure science capabilities are utilized correctly to deliver quality products to the market

  • Ensure capabilities and data requirements are correctly built and delivered;

  • Partner with Engineering, DA, and other PMs to productionize capabilities while preserving the science that drives those capabilities;

  • Define/Collect metrics to measures of success for our science deployment and provide direction for future enhancements;

  • Partner with Data Governance to identify and communicate data standards, quality, and prioritization throughout model & product lifecycle

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in Data Science, Agronomy, Biology, or other science-related areas;

  • Understanding of the Ag supply chain, including key customer segments and Bayer Seeds & Traits product portfolio;

  • Excellent team- and relationship-building abilities, with both internal and external parties (engineers, data scientists, business partners, etc.);

  • Ability to work well under pressure, multitask, and maintain a keen attention to detail;

  • Natural tendency to be positive, creative, and curious;

  • Team player who enjoys collaborating with others;

  • Genuine empathy toward customers and commitment to diving into the weeds on their challenges;

  • Proven ability to learn quickly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Product management experience and/or training

  • Experience in and passion for agriculture

  • Experience, acumen, and interest in both STEM concepts and business principles

  • Strong technical aptitude - no coding experience required, but understanding of technology stack is critical to success

  • Self-starter with high level of agility to adapt to dynamic business needs

  • Autonomy to uncover challenges and build solutions without a great deal of direction; comfortable with ambiguity

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

What We Offer:

Our teams are composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers.

We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Superb medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and a 401k matching program

  • A stocked kitchen with a large assortment of snacks & drinks to get you through the day

  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field with agents and farmers to see first-hand how our products are being used

  • We take part and offer various workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, tech-talks, and hackathons to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development

We also hinge our cultural DNA on these five values:

  • Inspire one another

  • Innovate in all we do

  • Leave a mark on the world

  • Find the possible in the impossible

  • Be direct and transparent

Learn more about our team and our mission:

The Climate Corporation - The Technology Behind Making A Difference

https://youtu.be/c5TgbpE9UBI or visit https://climate.com/careers

Climate aims to create a welcoming and collaborative environment for our employees in which a diverse set of perspectives and voices are represented and celebrated.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, The Climate Corporation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex (including pregnancy), protected veteran status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any unlawful criterion existing under applicable federal, state, or local laws. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@climate.com .