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Job Title:  Product Manager, IPT

Req ID:  16619
Job Category:  Marketing/Communications
Country:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  44060
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 will be responsible for driving the product strategy and commercial success of Sterility Assurance Products. This will include developing a 3-5 year vision for a product line and the strategies and tactics to implement that vision. The Product Manager will be responsible for new product development, market development, and product training to achieve global IPT sales and marketing objectives. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in taking a product from conception to launch.

Duties
  • Determine market needs, develop business plans and strategic objectives, create product specifications and determine product positioning, utilizing various market research methods 
  • Develops business case for new product development projects and presents them during Portfolio Management Reviews to gain support and approval.
  • Creates the five-year global product road maps reflecting projected sales by geography and showing the required R & D investment.
  • Gathers and analyzes information on competitive product offerings and technologies, determines competitive strategies and tactics and communicates the information to field sales.
  • Analyzes sales and marketing data to determine trends and market share Participates in cross-functional, new product development teams.
  • Regularly interacts with customers through site visits, showroom presentations, professional societies and tradeshow activities.
  • Develops and delivers sales training programs that allow for easy assimilation of product knowledge, enhance sales skills and increase knowledge of competitive product positioning.
  • Collaborates with Marketing Communications to create and maintain effective marketing collaterals, advertising campaigns and sales tools.
  • Provides prompt, comprehensive field support regarding application and use of products on a daily basis.
  • Monitors quality indicators and warranty costs and drives continuous product and process Improvement.
Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, health science, engineering or other technical discipline. MBA in Marketing highly desirable.
  • Requires minimum 3+ years product management experience; including new product development and product launch.
  • Medical capital equipment environment preferred but not necessary.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, negotiation, analytical and project management skills.
  • High degree of technical aptitude and multitasking capability
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills as well as strong presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and interpersonal skills, with track record of successfully motivating cross functional teams
  • Analytic and strategy thinking ability
  • Competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

STERIS offers the opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.

 

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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.


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