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Associate Product Manager, Trauma in Hamilton at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

                                                                        
  Job Overview

Under the direction of the Director of Marketing , this position develops and assists with the implementation of sales and marketing programs for a specific product or product line, including developing and analyzing sales reports to provide market trends, providing support to both internal and external sales staff in answering product inquiries and establishing optimum levels of inventory within their respective portfolio. Customer facing responsibilities include presentations, sales calls and surgical case support. This individual must serve as a contributing member of the Marketing team while championing Stryker’s Vision, Promise and Mission.

Responsibilities

Individual Responsibilities:

  • Proactively collaborates with internal teams/departments to promote a culture of inclusiveness and cooperation
  • Responsible to live and drive Stryker’s five success factors: Quality First, Customer Experience, Innovation, People Development, and Financial Results

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage a comprehensive marketing program for the successful introduction, marketing and sale of assigned products.  Program to address pricing and profitability strategies/requirements.
  • Development and implementation of product launch initiatives and product phase out programs.
  • Provide exceptional pre & post sale, product support and maintenance including field sales/visits, sale representative training, customer education and support.
  • Evaluating trends in assigned segments to determine competitive threat or competing technologies, reviewing and analyzing product line sales trends to insure continued overall profitable growth and marketing position.
  • Assist in the preparation of pricing proposals.
  • Establish and monitor product life cycles (forecasting) and identify min and max inventory levels for products within portfolio.
  • Develop core marketing materials for sales force and collaborate with US personnel to discuss new and emerging technologies.
  • Review and manage conference / meeting requirements i.e. identify product and personnel needs.
  • Facilitate product training requirements for sales force and other personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned by your manager


Conduct & Compliance

  • Abide by and support the policies set forth in the Stryker Code of Conduct
  • Understand that compliance with the Code of Conduct, as it may be amended by Stryker Corporation from time to time, is a condition of continued employment with Stryker
  • Conduct work in compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations and in accordance with Stryker’s high ethical standards
  • Report any violations of these policies and procedures to Stryker management or in the manner outlined in Stryker’s Ethics Hotline Policy

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • A fundamental knowledge of marketing
  • A strong comfort level in a clinical setting (operating rooms, hospitals, etc.)
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Ability to consistently produce detail oriented, accurate and professional work of the highest quality
  • Ability to travel (up to 40% of the time)
  • Self-starter with the ability to show significant initiative in problem resolution
  • High energy level with strong people skills and a positive attitude
  • Good rapport with internal stakeholders and external sales force

Education & Qualifications

  • Customer facing experience
  • University Degree (Preferably in Sciences/Kinesiology and/or Business or Marketing)
  • Experience in Healthcare field an asset
  • Bilingual an asset (French and English)
  • Internal applicants with an equivalent combination of education, experience and performance over time at Stryker will be considered

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

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