Data Team Manager - Yakima, WA

Employer: Van Doren Sales

Job Description:
Data Team Manager

Van Doren Sales is a long-standing industry leader and manufacturer/integrator that designs and builds solutions for sorting and handling fresh fruit and vegetables across North America. Our family-oriented business continues to grow, striving for 75 years to bring customers exactly what they are looking for, no matter the challenge. Our Software Development Team has been actively creating and successfully deploying technology solutions that are disrupting the global agricultural industry, which is ripe with growth. We are looking for someone to join this team, take the reins of the group, and help to both develop the architecture for solutions requested by our customers as well as identify areas of opportunity for the Van Doren team to continue leading the industry. We are looking for a Leader that can function as both a player and a coach. If this is the challenge you are looking for, we want to hear from you.

Sales Engineering

Collaborate with sales team on new project proposals
Guide/drive sales efforts for multiple commodities:
Stamper & scale
Other products
Meet with customers to develop, implement, and integrate sales offerings
Prepare customer quotes when projects are primarily data team oriented
Prepare internal quotes for Sales dept. where data team products are a component of a larger project
Define and document project requirements and scope of work
Product Management

Define/Drive data team strategy and product roadmap
Be sufficiently technical in software/project architecture, software development, data management, and automation technology
Collaborate with the rest of the company to align products with company objectives
Communicate effectively with team members to align expectations and deliverables
Be detail oriented
Understand industry and customer needs
Ability to speak both internally and externally of the business about the product offerings and educate at a high level
Project Management

Plan, organize and direct the completion of data team projects
Ensure projects remain on time, on budget and within scope
Collaborate and communicate with other departments involved in data team projects
Communicate with customers regarding projects
Track project purchases, billing, and expenses
Customer Success

Collaborate with the VDS Service & Support Team to ensure customer expectations are met
Ensure products and completed projects are adequately documented
Managing the development of the training resources needed for new technical solutions developed for customers
Department Management

Be the active leader of the Software Development Team
Be an active member of the VDS Management Team
Handle any HR or other company related needs
Manage/approve expense and/or time keeping needs for direct reports
Interface between data team and VDS to develop a smooth communication protocol for the product development cycle and ongoing support
Set and manage department KPI’s

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on March 02, 2021

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