Genetics Program Manager, Wheat
Company: Ardent Mills
Posted on: May 27, 2023
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Genetic Program Manager - Wheat
The Wheat Genetic Program Manager will play an instrumental role in developing and executing the breeding strategies for the Ardent Mills Traditional and Premium Wheat portfolio. In this role, you will lead the wheat breeding program, collaborate with external & internal partners to identify, develop, and deliver the key breeding milestones of all Wheat pipelines which align with Ardent Mills strategic growth objectives, mission and vision. Strong business acumen, solid understanding of the grain science and milling industry, research and plant breeding methods & tools, wheat product quality and end use characteristics are critical for the success of this role.
As a leader driving innovation within Ardent Mills, this individual will partner with cross-functional teams (i.e., Sales, Risk, Finance, Supply Chain, RQT, Operations, Legal, Marketing) to protect and design a 'concept-to-commercialization' path of new product launches that will provide differentiation and add competitive insulation to Ardent Mills. This role will report to Senior Director of R&D.
This role must have excellent interpersonal, relationship building, and communication skills. Must possess the ability to work in a commercial, academic or research setting with customers, public and private breeding partners, and new technology providers independently or as part of a cross-functional team either within Ardent Mills or with key strategic customers.
To succeed, you must be able to:
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Essential Skills & Experience
At Ardent Mills, everyone matters, and everyone has a voice. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not. Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.
The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.
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