Sr. Product Manager - I&R

Date: Jun 9, 2019

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 41625
Title: Sr. Product Manager 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01)
Location: Naples, FL


Main Objective:


Plans, organizes, and controls all aspects of the battery powered instrument product portfolio throughout the product life cycle to optimize profit, meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth goals.  Directly supervises employees in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training and developing employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with Product Managers and Engineers to ensure desired outcomes.
  • Participates in overall product strategy, sales forecasting, market and product research and development requirements, development, and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products.
  • Manages and supervises day-to-day progress of product and conducts marketing analysis to develop product and competitive market definitions and analyze technical and financial product information.
  • Provides technical expertise and training to other departments in support of product development.
  • Collaborates with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, engineering, marketing, quality, regulatory, manufacturing, and operations to develop and provide product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities.
  • Coordinates and develops marketing, sales, engineering, and financial plans for product line.
  • Provides financial and technical justification for product selection, prioritization and definition.
  • Produces competitive analysis materials comparing product with its key competitors.
  • Identifies partnering opportunities for complementary third-party products to broaden company's 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.
  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates assigned programs to ensure accomplishment of financial/budgetary goals and optimum allocation of resources.
  • Responsible for tracking product development through the development process from product concept, design, prototype to actual release by resolving issues that arise.
  • Drives and champions development requirements and ensures that project risk is minimized. Submits technical and financial reports and status updates to senior management, business unit managers, customer and project team personnel as required.
  • Determines the initial production quantities and twelve month moving forecast.
  • Responsible for maintaining communication with the customer to maintain and control project scope as applies to defined design, budget, quality and schedule agreements.
  • Provide technical assistance with complex customer or sales force product-related issues as well as consulting services to streamline customer internal management processes.
  • Establishes operational and project objectives and assignments and delegates assignments to project team. Directs and coordinates the activities of project team personnel (engineering, manufacturing, procurement, marketing and quality) to ensure projects progress on schedule and within prescribed budget.
  • Confers with project staff to outline/negotiate work plans, assign duties and responsibilities, determine schedules and define scope of authority.
  • Reviews/analyzes status reports prepared by the project team personnel and modifies schedules and/or plans as required. Monitors financial activities to ensure team compliance to budget parameters.
  • Prioritize staff workloads in order to meet customer needs/objectives in all areas.
  • Develop project related policies and procedures for lower level employees to follow.
  • Assigns and monitors program staff, providing technical support and direction.
  • A minimum of 25% travel.


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.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in business, marketing, engineering.

Master's degree (MBA or Marketing) preferred.

Must understand all of the functions involved with the development, production and marketing of medical devices.

Minimum of seven years of experience in product management, sales, engineering and/or marketing of surgical orthopedic devices required.  With three to five years of that experience directly related to battery powered and other (pneumatic and/or electromechanical) resection device used in surgical orthopedics required.  

Minimum of two years of personnel management experience preferred.


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

Knowledge of surgical orthopedics and/or arthroscopy. 

Skilled in working with different functions. Effectively coordinates diverse activities to achieve desired results.
Excellent sensitivity and interpersonal skills including but not limited to negotiation, listening skills, ability to identify and isolate customer’s concerns or objections in a cultural diverse environment.  Additionally, the candidate must have excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills. 



Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Intermediate to expert skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Share Point, Outlook, PowerPoint and various additional software and communications equipment as needed.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Naples

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