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Title:  Marketing Specialist

Req ID:  15044
Category:  Marketing/Communications
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

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

Come join our VHP team as a Marketing Specialist, whose primary focus is to assist the Product Management team with key project deliverables to support the achievement of the Product Management department goals:


  • Marketing research, analysis, and strategy to develop and launch new products
  • Driving sales results to achieve the global financial plan for the product portfolio
  • Building and sharing strong product and market knowledge throughout the organization
  • Cultivating relationships with key industry Customers and cross-functional areas


This individual will be expected to gain an understanding of the medical device business and the US Endoscopy product portfolio. The position will have a focus product category and will have the following responsibilities under the direction of a Product Manager (product category owner) including:


Market Research & New Product Development

  • Provide market intelligence on the trends, customers, competitors and other factors affecting the marketplace to support management decision making.
  • Gather data on competition, summarize, and communicate findings.
  • New product development research to support business cases and marketing planning.
  • Frequent communication and collaboration with global sales team on focus projects and products. PVP participation and Field Travel (up to 10% in US).
  • Attend major industry tradeshows to build clinical, product, and market knowledge.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to learn about the NPD process and provide commercial feedback
  • Participate in all phases of the stage-gate process for NPD including product research, product testing, in-field design testing support, financial analysis and forecasting, situation analysis, product positioning, customer analysis, marketing plan, and sales and Customer communication plan.
  • Commercial lead on business continuity projects.


Financial Analysis, Trending, and Reporting for Existing and New Products

  • Analyze data to support key marketing metrics for financial and market reports on product portfolio.
  • Trending reports (Ex: Identifying and Understanding Lost Business).
  • Product performance report review and data analysis support for PM team.
  • Financial planning and modeling for new products.
  • Inventory planning and forecasting support for focus product area.


Implementation of Product Marketing Plans and key POAs for focus product area

  • Support the PM Team with activities that drive sales and education for strategic product lines
  • Downstream sales support for product promotions and development of sales collateral.
  • Support and participate in sales meetings, national & regional conferences and events.
  • Presentation content development and training support.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

Work & Education-

  • BA degree in business, Marketing, Communications, or related field of study
  • 1-3 years of relevant marketing experience

Business Competencies & Skills-

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to structure and manage a project from start to finish
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Competencies:
    1. Business Acumen
    2. Teamwork
    3. Initiative
    4. Customer Focus
    5. Building Partnerships
    6. Planning and Organizing
    7. Creating an inclusive environment



STERIS is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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:  15044
Category:  Marketing/Communications
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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