Downstream Product Manager at Stryker (Memphis, TN)

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Why join Stryker?

We are proud to be named one of the World's Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards - not to mention various social and recreational activities.

Who we want
  • Hard-working winners. Confident, competitive and results-oriented professionals who create a track record of success.
  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders.
  • Collaborative partners People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

What you will do

The Downstream Product Manager will partner with Foot & Ankle Marketing and Sales teams to develop, educate, manage, and promote the PROstep MIS product line. Key focus areas include sales and medical education, product launches, trade show and regional education event attendance and customer meetings.
  • Understand key competitors and their relative strengths/weaknesses and maintains networks of people and resources for obtaining competitive information
  • Explain different product features to different customers as appropriate to their needs
  • Maintain customer engagement and deeply understands customer needs
  • Play a role in developing key strategy documents: strategic plan, annual marketing plan, product launch plans, etc
  • Support the creation of Project Charters, CERs, and Business Case Financial Models as applicable
  • Understand competitive dynamics in the market
  • Understand what customers value and how they perceive different attributes of the product or portfolio
  • Articulate why the product or portfolio adds value or solves problems for the customer
  • Create marketing strategies to understand, develop, and enhance the relationship between the customer and the product or portfolio
  • Propose objectives for generating clinical evidence and evaluates studies
  • Tie the business goal of the product or portfolio to the overall goal of Stryker
  • Synthesize market trends and make recommendations on areas of strategic focus
  • Develop new strategies, sales tools, and communication plans for the product or portfolio
  • Apply clinical knowledge in combination with technical knowledge to educate and articulate value
  • Work closely with sales training/sales enablement to set the sales training strategy for the product or portfolio
  • Responsible for the obsolescence plan
  • Provide analytical support to set price
  • Articulate desired communications outcomes consistent with marketing strategy to MarComm team
  • Establish short-range and long-range improvement goals for the product management team, and under guidance, develop action plans to achieve those goals
  • Analyze customer satisfaction to assess trends in customer engagement, and incorporates trends into strategic planning
  • Provide marketing intelligence group with key objectives and inputs to drive customer insights

What you need
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • MBA preferred
  • 4+ years of work experience required
  • 2+ years medical device or marketing experience preferred
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while delivering on established timelines
  • Ability to be persuasive in the absence of organizational authority
  • Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and policies
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

What We Offer
  • A winning team driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
  • Quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients
  • Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career

Learn more about Stryker:
https://www.stryker.com/

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About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

We are proud to be named one of the World's Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
More Information on Stryker
Stryker operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Kalamazoo, MI, Portage, MI, Portage, MI, Portage, MI, Portage, MI, Cary, IL, Leesburg, VA, Mahwah, NJ, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Davie, FL, Flower Mound, TX, Tempe, AZ, Salt Lake City, UT, Fremont, CA, San Jose, CA and Redmond, WA. Stryker was founded in 1941. It has 43000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 290 open jobs at Stryker, click here.
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