Senior Product Manager, Trauma & Extremities in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Stryker is an exceptional company with exceptional people who deliver exceptional results. We have differentiated ourselves by responding in innovative ways to the needs of our global customers and patients. We have created a work environment that attracts talented, driven people who love to win and to improve healthcare. We hold ourselves accountable to reach or exceed our goals and to continually improve everything we do. These attributes are shared by the employees that make up Stryker. They are the things that bring us together. They are the foundation of all we do. And they are the enablers of both our past and future success. Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies with the most broadly-based range of products in orthopaedics and a significant presence in other medical specialties. Stryker works with respected medical professionals to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. The Company's products include implants used in joint replacement, trauma, craniomaxillofacial and spinal surgeries; biologics; surgical, neurologic, ear, nose & throat and interventional pain equipment; endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imaging systems; as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment.


•  Responsible for driving promotional product marketing strategies and programs consistent with the business objectives in the Trauma segment. 

•  Utilize classical marketing approaches including primary and secondary market research, voice of customer, the annual marketing plan, commercialization planning execution of professional advertising and promotion in partnership with sales force and surgeon customers.     

• Develops product marketing strategies to promote current orthopedic surgery implants and instruments. 

• Leads and overlaps in receipt of hand-off of new products from Upstream Marketing prior to launch and develops plan to achieve stated revenue, profitability and market share objectives. 

• Designs, conducts, participates and coaches others in primary market research studies

•  Works with supervisor and co-workers to evaluate market trends and competitors and to grow or protect market share. 

• Benchmarks and performs annual price increase 

• Evaluates opportunities in related and new markets 

•  Develops presentations and delivers monthly/quarterly financial and business results to senior management.  •  Collaborates with field sales management and consulting surgeons to validate, deliver and evaluate marketing strategies and programs. 

•  Partners with other departments in Division (R&D, Clinical, Quality, Regulatory, Operations) to support high impact launches on new products. 

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; MBA or equivalent experience preferred
• At least 5+ years experience in a classical marketing function and direct product management experience
• Background in healthcare products or medical devices highly preferred
• Demonstrated high level of marketing and/or product expertise
• Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
• Ability to work collaboratively and independently in a cross-functional and team oriented environment
• Ability to lead teams as part of project work
• Strong oral and written skills (experience presenting to large groups and one-on-one interaction
• Strong analytical skills and ability to deliver results with multiple and complex projects
• Mentor less experienced Marketing Professionals

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

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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