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Product Management Associate - Imaging & Resection

Date: Dec 30, 2020

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 46533 
Title: Product Management Associate - Imaging & Resection 
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 a Product Management Associate, to actively participate in our fast paced and dynamic imaging and resection product line. The candidate will lead our product management initiatives with regards to cross functional product development, product launches, training and sales support. The successful candidate will build relationships with cross functional team members, sales management, sales representatives and surgeons and add value beyond transactional tasks by pursuing creative and innovative opportunities to provide timely, meaningful, market research, product collateral and training materials. Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills along with one year or more of related experience and a Bachelor's degree or Master’s degree are essential for this position. The candidate will work at our beautiful world headquarters in Naples, FL. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.

 

Main Objective:

To assist in the analysis, planning, marketing and organization of a product team in order to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives.  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts market research as it pertains to business segments specific to new product development initiatives.
  2. Assist in the development of marketing materials and sales training documents for new products.
  3. Provides technical expertise and training to other departments in support of product development.
  4. Produces competitive analysis materials comparing product with its key competitors.
  5. Maintains communications and contacts to collect and analyze technical, financial, schedule, and sales information for product line.
  6. Provides expertise in particular product area and develops strategies and applicable portions of the company business plan.
  7. Coordinates product introduction and market exploitation with marketing and sales organizations to ensure maximum penetration of market segment.
  8. Provides continuing product surveillance and management of established product to obtain financial objectives.
  9. Provide technical assistance with complex customer issues as well as consulting services to streamline customer internal management processes.
  10. Prepares technical and financial reviews of the assigned projects and presents information to Senior Managers, business unit management, customer and project team personnel as required.
  11. Conducts surgeon and sales rep product and procedure training.
  12. 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.
  13. Assists in management of the development stage of the product life cycle with assistance from Product Management.
  14. Defines promotional activities, publicizing the product through the press, sales force, and alternate distribution channels.
  15. Establishes and maintains relationships with key surgeons.
  16. Ability to work with cadavers in a lab setting.
  17. Required Travel up to 15%.
     

Incidental Duties: 

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management. Up to 10% travel may be required for training and system implementation.

 

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required preferably in business
  • MBA preferred
  • A proven track record of sales achievements a plus

 

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

  • Excellent listening skills, including the ability to identify and isolate customers concerns or objections, in addition to excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Excellent communication and public speaking / presentation skills are required.
  • Performance and Results oriented/sense of urgency
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective decision making
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Knowledge of human anatomy
  • Proven work experience such as an internship specifically in medical device, marketing/product management or a clinical environment a plus.

 

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

  • PC and various and specialized software.
  • Computer proficiency in all Microsoft office applications required.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 

 

Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

 

Vision Requirements:

Visual acuity necessary to do the job safely and effectively. 

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The area that this job is performed in is a general office or open cubicle/workstation environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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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