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Job Title:  Product Manager

Req ID:  21950
Job Category:  Marketing/Communications
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  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

Would your ideal job allow you to collaborate alongside smart and driven people, with opportunities to grow your many skills? Do you have an education in engineering or physical sciences with interest in business or commercial side of business? If you can answer yest to both, then you may be our ideal candidate. STERIS is seeking a Product Manager to support our SAP and DET portfolios.  In this role, you would be responsible for new product development, market development, market research, product marketing and promotions and sales support to achieve global revenue, gross margin and marketing objectives.   


Marketing Strategy Development, Execution & Program Management
⦁    Work closely with commercial team to increase product penetration & utilization through development of tools and programs that provide a seamless approach to selling value.
⦁    Collaboratively identify issues, opportunities and associated strategies within assigned procedural areas through frequent conversations and interactions with Customers, sales leadership and account managers.
⦁    Communicate to assure awareness of product changes, pricing changes, new sales tools, corrective measures, etc.      

Leadership & Team Building
⦁    Create and drive short and long-term product /procedural planning process within assigned product areas to achieve defined goals
⦁    Use a collaborative approach with cross functional team members to identify solutions based on data, building excitement and consensus to drive projects forward

Procedural & Product Planning
⦁    Collaborate with sales and marketing leadership on the development/execution of Plans of Action (POAs) and new product launches. including: forecasting and financial planning, market potential and target share by product line, value proposition creation include product training, competitive analysis and pricing strategy stewardship
⦁    Identify, establish and maintain productive relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and Key Accounts (KAs) for product areas of focus in the Life Sciences community

Market Research & New Product Development
⦁    Provide strong commercial Voice of Customer supporting recommendations 
⦁    Support cross-functional new product development teams with market objectives when completing documentation, 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
⦁    Drive planning for new product launches including forecasting, sales collateral, equipment evaluation requirements, pricing guidelines, and product training.

Required Experience

•    BA or BS degree preferably in scientific related discipline - prefer Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry. Engineering degree acceptable.
•    Minimum five (5) years of relevant marketing/product management experience; prefer experience in manufacturing industry preferably pharmaceutical, bio-pharma or med device industry


Preferred Experience:

•    MBA strongly preferred
•    5+ years of product marketing experience in the Life Sciences industry 




  1. US and international experience helpful
  2. Exhibit a strong sense of urgency for executing strategic plans and achieving product revenue goals
  3. Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  4. Fluent in Microsoft Office Applications
  5. Demonstrated problem-solving, negotiation, analytical and project management skills
  6. Critical Competencies needed include: Decision Making, Business Acumen,​​​​​​ Teamwork/Collaboration, Initiative, Customer Focus, Planning and Organizing, Driving for Results



STERIS is a $3B, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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