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Job Title:  Product Manager

Req ID:  27809
Job Category:  Marketing/Communications

Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Description: 

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Product Manager position is a mixture of downstream and upstream marketing with balanced focus on new product development and initiatives centered on marketing & sales strategies and execution. 

Success in this role will be achieved through effective implementation in areas such as: Marketing Strategy Development, Execution & Program Management; Product Planning; Market Research and New Product Development; Leadership, Employee Development & Team Building.

Duties

  1. Marketing Strategy Development, Execution & Program Management
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase product penetration, including tools, resources, and programs that enhance and enable a seamless sales approach.
  • Proactively identify issues, opportunities and associated strategies in support of assigned products and based on information from and interactions with Customers, sales management and account managers.
  • Develop and drive content for and participate in sales meetings, national and regional conferences and events
  • Regularly interact with and provide current information to field representatives to ensure awareness of product changes, pricing changes, new sales tools, corrective measures, etc. 
  • Develop and implement systematic and effective method for carrying out strategic plans in support of revenue goals.    

 

  1. Leadership & Team Building
  • Create and drive short and long term product /procedural planning process within assigned product areas to achieve corporate goals.
  • Collaborate with cross functional team members to identify solutions based on data, building excitement and consensus specific to assigned product/procedural area to drive projects forward.
  • Establish and embody best practices within the Product Management team to drive optimum results.
  • Select, manage, and develop highly skilled Product Managers and/or Associate Product Managers (if assigned direct reports).

Duties - cont'd

  1. Planning
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing leadership on the development/execution of action plans and new product launches including: forecasting and financial planning/business case development; market potential/opportunity and target share; value proposition creation; competitive analysis and market trends; market pricing; product life cycle planning; product training.
  • Identify, establish and maintain productive relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and Key Accounts (KAs) in the medical community and primarily related to product areas of focus.
  • Identify and address competitive market place issues through pro-active initiatives and communication to marketing team and field representatives.
  • Responsible for oversight of product pricing.
  1. Market Research & New Product Development
  • Provide strong leadership in all phases of the Stage Gate process including VOC supporting recommendations for NPD based on data and research.
  • Support cross-functional new product development teams with market objectives when completing documentation (PRD, IOS, Labeling, etc.), feasibility testing, and risk analysis for new products and line extensions
  • Actively participate in product testing with Customers to determine if product meets market needs
  • Review industry publications and practices to ensure products meet Customer needs and industry guidelines
  • Drive planning for new product launches including forecasting, sales collateral, equipment evaluation requirements, pricing guidelines, and product training.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Business

Required Experience

5+ years of relevant business experience

3+ years of experience in Product Management/Marketing (medical device product marketing experience preferred)

Preferred Experience

Skills

 

STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  27809
Job Category:  Marketing/Communications

Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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