Associate Portfolio Manager in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/26/2019

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Job Description

Job Description: Develops and directs marketing programs for a significant product or product category. Compiles and evaluates research on the market's product requirements and identifies enhancements to current features and functionality. Establishes marketing strategies, including product direction, advertising, packaging, pricing, expense budgets, profit plans and future product development, to manage a product or product category's life cycle. Interfaces with engineers, designers, suppliers and customers to develop product requirements and specifications. Prepares and coordinates product introductions and updates. 

Job Responsibilities:

•        Originates new uses and markets for products and recommends distribution channels for them

•        Analyzes competitive position of company products and recommends or supervises product styling, quality changes, inventory allocation, and price structures

•        Analyzes and appraises the effectiveness of sales methods, costs, and results

•        Supervises or cooperates in market research programs

•        Recommends participation in industrial, scientific and other types of exhibitions

•        Participate in or advise on label, package and product design, from a sales promotional standpoint

•        Prepare or cooperate in the preparation of sales forecasts and in development of projected selling expense budgets

•        Will participate in the marketing training of others

•        Manages and/or facilitates functional input in the new product development process for assigned products

•        Submits periodic reports on areas of responsibility

•        May coach and develop marketing personnel

•        Will participate in the marketing training of others

•        May direct the activities of 1 or more subordinate marketing employee, aligning work to critical business results and initiatives.

•        May evaluate the performance of 1 or more subordinate based on pre-established performance parameters.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in marketing, sales, or R&D within medical, pharmaceutical, or other relevant industry required
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated effective managerial skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Fundamental Computer Skills

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 75%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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