Associate Product Manager - Distal Extremity & Upper Extremity Trauma

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 53758 
Title: Associate Product Manager - Distal Extremity & Upper Extremity Trauma 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Naples, FL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for an Associate Product Manager- Distal Extremity & Upper Extremity Trauma to manage and lead our initiatives within the Trauma segment under Distal Extremities. The successful candidate will build relationships with key customers and internal departments to help drive new product innovation and manage existing product lines. Excellent interpersonal, presentation and leadership skills along with one or more years or more of related experience and a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree are essential for this position. The position does require travel.  The position is based in Naples, FL. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.

 

Main Objective:

This is an entry level Product Management position, and the individual should possess the aptitude/background to progress to a Product Manager position within 18-24 months.

Oversees activities affecting a product to maximize the effectiveness, results, and market acceptance of the Upper Extremity Trauma Product line under the Distal Extremity business unit. The main area of focus includes humeral fractures, clavicle fractures, AC Joint repair and a superior knowledge base of the standard and reverse total shoulder implant market. The position plans, organizes, and controls an assigned product line from conceptual stages through the product life cycle to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in overall product strategy, research and development requirements, development, and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products.
  • Manages technical product development, estimates of potential profits, and release to production.
  • Manages day-to-day progress of product.
  • Provides technical expertise and training to other departments in support of product development.
  • Conducts marketing analysis to develop product definitions.
  • Actively collaborates with Arthroplasty team on all Arthroplasty projects, marketing plans, commercial strategies and research and development that are related to proximal humeral fracture arthroplasty management.
  • Collaborates with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, and operations to develop and provide product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities.
  • Develops and maintains a prioritized list of customer and market requirements for product.
  • Coordinates and develops marketing, sales, engineering, and financial plans for product line.
  • Provides financial and technical justification for product selection and definition.
  • Prepares product development objectives and schedules for all phases of product development and introduction to market.
  • Conducts market research and identifies and tracks market trends in company's industry.
  • Produces competitive analysis materials comparing product with its key competitors.
  • Identifies partnering opportunities for complementary third-party products to broaden company's product line.
  • Participates in key sales situations for the product.
  • Maintains communications and contacts to collect and analyze technical, financial, schedule, and sales information for product line.
  • Identifies market potential, establishes pricing and market strategies, estimates potential sales, introduces market, distribution/channel issues, and manages mature product through phase-out.
  • Defines promotional activities, publicizing the product through the press, sales force, and alternate distribution channels.
  • Provides expertise in particular product area and develops strategies and applicable portions of the company business plan.
  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates assigned programs to ensure accomplishment of financial/budgetary goals and optimum allocation of resources.
  • Manages resources to execute assigned programs.
  • Coordinates details of program within the organization with a wide range of functions and individuals.
  • Coordinates product introduction and market exploitation with marketing and sales organizations to ensure maximum penetration of market segment.
  • Provides continuing product surveillance and management of established product to obtain financial objectives.
  • Must be able to work with cadaveric specimens .
  • In-office, Naples FL-based position; not remote. 
  • Up to 30% travel required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in business, marketing
  • MBA preferred.
  • 1 year of medical device sales and/or marketing and/or product management OR a master’s degree is required.
  • Excellent Public speaking and presentation skills are required.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Knowledge of surgical orthopedics 
  • Skilled in working with different functions and effectively coordinates their activities to achieve desired results. 
  • Highly organized, dependable, detail oriented. Excellent time management and communication skills.
  • Excellent listening skills, including the ability to identify and isolate customers concerns or objections, in addition to excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to work with cadaver specimens and ability to speak in front of large groups

 

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Ability to work with surgical power tools. Must develop proficiency with the use of orthopedic power tools and surgical hand instrumentation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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