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Job Title:  Product Manager - HYBRID

Req ID:  33275
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 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 position is a mixture of global 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


1. Marketing Strategy Development, Execution & Program Management

  • Work closely with the commercial team to increase product penetration & utilization through the 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
  • Drive content and participate in sales meetings, national & regional conferences and events
  • Communicate with field representatives to assure awareness of product changes, pricing changes, new sales tools, corrective measures, etc.
  • Exhibit a strong sense of urgency for executing strategic plans and achieving product revenue goals

2. 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.

Duties - cont'd

3. 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

4. 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
  • Drive planning for new product launches including forecasting, sales collateral, equipment evaluation requirements, pricing guidelines, and product training.
  • Review industry publications and practices to ensure products meet Customer needs and industry guidelines.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Communication

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Communication
  • BA or BS degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field
  • MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant business experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Marketing (medical device product marketing experience preferred)
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated effective planning, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Applications

Preferred Experience



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:  33275
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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