Monsanto Operations Product Management Platform Lead in ST. LOUIS, Missouri

At Monsanto, we’re focused on finding innovative solutions for the issues we face in agriculture. In our IT Products & Engineering group, we leverage cutting edge technology, data, analytics and software to transform agriculture with digital products that accelerate the development & delivery of revolutionary agricultural solutions and enable rich engagement with our farmer customers. Here you’ll find a team-focused environment that thrives on innovation and encourages you to do extraordinary things.

As an IT professional with Monsanto, you are joining an organization ranked at among the Top 100 Companies by Information Week and among the 100 Best Places for IT Workers by Computerworld. This is where your ideas could push the limits of agricultural technology and maybe even change the world. We’re working toward producing more at , conserving more at , and improving lives at .

We are seeking an Operations Product Management Platform Lead to set the strategy and drive the design of solutions in the Operations IT Platform empowering Monsanto’s global development and production capabilities. Our Operations platform provides the digital capabilities for order management, production planning, manufacturing and distribution. These capabilities are critical to enabling the world’s most powerful agricultural pipeline.

Elements of the Operations platform include software solutions that use advanced analytics to optimize resources and maximize value in planning, production and order management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop a platform vision, direct the design and/or acquisition of new software & device solutions, identify key technology investments, and develop strategies and plans for solution introduction

  • Work with strategy leads from partner organizations to understand business strategies that inform platform vision and roadmap

  • Prioritize IT plans to ensure successful delivery of platforms. Effectively brief and leverage leadership on strategy and tactics to deliver a critical IT platform for business capability

  • Cultivate relationships, deliver effective proposals, and manage relationships to create new platform offerings

  • Lead & manage product managers to design and implement new solutions and collaborate with innovative Engineering, Data and Analytics teams

Required Education and Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role

  • 2+ years of successful people leadership experience

  • Strong communication, collaboration and mentoring skills

  • Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment

  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve solution strategy based on research, data and industry trends

  • Ability to measure and effectively communicate the business value of proposals and deliverables

  • Ability to think strategically about technology and execute as necessary

Desired Education and Skills/Experience:

  • Previous experience with advanced analytics in logistics and operations management applications, particularly operations research and mathematical optimization

  • Knowledgeable and experienced with large-scale software architecture, wireless telecommunications alternatives and cloud-based infrastructural solutions

Who is Monsanto?

Monsanto is an agriculture company with more than 20,000 employees focused on making a balanced meal accessible to everyone. We work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. We think about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests.

We believe that bringing diverse perspectives together is the most effective way to develop creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Career opportunities at Monsanto range from farming, plant breeding, chemistry and engineering to marketing, environmental science, IT and many other areas. We’re always looking for exceptional professionals interested in developing a strong career while collaborating to develop solutions for sustainable agriculture. Sound like a job for you?

Why work with us?

  • Life at Monsanto means collaborating with dedicated professionals in a stimulating environment

  • Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships

  • You will work with market leading brand products in a global organization

  • We provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and some of the best career development

  • opportunities in the industry

  • Monsanto is named Great Place to Work in many countries around the world

Join our global team where your contribution will make a real difference!

Organization: GLB IT P&E Product Management51183699_

Title: Operations Product Management Platform Lead

Location: North America-USA-Missouri-St. Louis

Requisition ID: 01P0C

Job: Information Technology

Schedule: Full-time

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