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KUBOTA CANADA LTD.

Director, Construction, Commercial and Residential products

Markham, ON

Kubota Canada Ltd. is currently seeking a full time Director, Construction, Commercial and Residential products to join its team in Markham, Ontario.

 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Understand industry trends and monitor competitive activities;
  • Engage with dealer network to understand our position within the various regions of Canada;
  • Identify threats and challenges to our continued growth in the agricultural markets;
  • Define opportunities to achieve short-and long-term goals;
  • Participate in trade shows and industry events;
  • Develop and execute vision, strategy and plans to grow market share within the agricultural markets;
  • Analyze data, synthesize information and leverage organizational knowledge into a coherent long-term plan;
  • Work cross-functionally to develop programs to achieve market share and profitability;
  • Drive product development requirements and new product introductions to meet the needs of the Canadian market;
  • Support and participate in survey activities;
  • Oversee the new product introductions and ensure successful launches;
  • Manage product life-cycle as well as phase-in and phase-out of products through the sales channel;
  • Develop and maintain accurate forecast of the construction, commercial and residential products business;
  • Manage, support and develop team members;
 
Qualifications:
  • University degree or equivalent experience required
  • Extensive knowledge of the construction, commercial and/or residential market and product management
  • Bilingualism strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Windows-based operating systems and MS Office required
  • Management experience
  • Travel to all Canadian regions, and attendance at regional, national and international trade shows/events required

Please apply for the position by email to  kcl_g.hr@kubota.com  including a cover letter and resume by February 28, 2020.

Our people are our greatest asset. So when you join the Kubota team, you get comprehensive benefits, a healthy work/life balance, unbeatable company culture and a chance to do good in your community. If you’re looking for a career that inspires you to grow professionally and personally, we want to hear from you. It’s an exciting time to be here.

If you'd like to work with us, send an email to kcl_g.hr@kubota.com.