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Product Manager - Powertools in Naples, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Naples, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/12/2019

Job Description


Requisition ID:
42104
Title:
Product Manager - Powertools 
Division:
Arthrex, Inc.  
Location:
Naples, FL

Summary Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

MAIN OBJECTIVE:

  • Plans, organizes, and controls a product portfolio of power tools used in orthopedic surgery from conceptual stages through product life cycles 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 requirements, development, and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products.
  • Collaborates with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, engineering, marketing, quality, regulatory, legal, manufacturing, and operations to develop and provide product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities.
  • Conducts market research and identifies and tracks market trends in company's industry.
  • Identifies market potential, establishes pricing and market strategies, estimates potential sales, introduces market, distribution/channel issues, and manages mature product through phase-out.
  • Coordinates product introduction and market exploitation with marketing and sales organizations to ensure maximum penetration of market segment.
  • Maintains communications and contacts to collect and analyze technical, financial, schedule, and sales information for product lines.
  • Coordinates details and project strategy within the organization to a wide range of individuals.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for maintaining communication with the customer to maintain and control project scope as applies to defined design, budget, quality and schedule agreements.
  • 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.
  • Defines promotional activities, publicizing the product through the press, sales force, and alternate distribution channels.
  • Forecasting responsibilities from initial production throughout the product life cycle.
  • Provides continuing product surveillance of established product to satisfy customer needs.
  • Provide technical assistance with complex customer issues as well as consulting services to streamline customer internal management processes.
  • Conducts surgeon and sales rep product and procedure training.
  • Provides technical expertise and training to other departments in support of product development.
  • Identifies partnering opportunities for complementary third-party products to broaden company's product line.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key surgeons.
  • Must be willing to work with cadaveric specimens
  • Required Travel up to 25%.

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.
  • Master’s preferred – (MBA, Marketing, or Health Sciences)
  • Five years’ experience directly related to orthopedic power tool device marketing/product management/sales or experience as an Orthopedic PA, NP or MD, OR two years’ experience as an Associate Product Manager for Arthrex is required.
  • Proven ability to travel for past positions required.
  • Ability to work with cadaveric specimens.

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

  • Knowledge of surgical orthopedics and/or arthroscopy markets. 
  • Skilled in working with different functions and effectively coordinates their activities to achieve desired results. 
  • Excellent listening skills, including the ability to identify and isolate customers concerns or objections, in addition to excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills are required.

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

  • PC and various and specialized software.
  • Computer proficiency in all Microsoft office applications required.
  • Must develop and maintain a proficiency with orthopedic hand and power tools, fluid pumps, radiofrequency ablation device, shavers and burrs.

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.