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Title:  Product Manager

Req ID:  13158
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

The Product Manager will be responsible for driving the product strategy and commercial success of STERIS operating room medical devices. 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, marketing communications 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.


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.
  • Develops creative, winning sales and customer promotional incentives to support sales and marketing objectives.
  • Participates on relevant standards committees and helps to ensure product compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • 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 to 5 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
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and interpersonal skills, with track record of successfully motivating cross functional teams
  • Competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint



STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  13158
Category:  Marketing/Communications
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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