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Product Manager- Shoulder/Elbow Arthroscopy in Naples, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Naples, FL
  • Job Type:
    Management
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/8/2018

Job Description


Requisition ID:
40255
Title:
Product Manager- Shoulder/Elbow Arthroscopy
Division:
Arthrex, Inc.
Location:
INC- Naples, FL

MAIN OBJECTIVE:

  • Plans, organizes and controls an assigned Shoulder/Elbow product line from conceptual stages through product life cycles to meet marketing, financial and corporate growth objectives.

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.
  • 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 preferably in business or engineering OR a Physician Assistant degree with Orthopedic Sports Medicine experience.
  • Five years’ experience in orthopedic device marketing/product management and/or sales; OR clinical experience as a PA; OR two years’ experience as an Associate Product Manager for Arthrex is required.
  • Shoulder/Elbow Orthopedic experience is preferred.
  • Proven ability to travel for past positions preferred.

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

  • Knowledge of surgical orthopedics and/or arthroscopy. 
  • Skilled in working with different functions and effectively coordinates their activities to achieve desired results. 
  • Excellent communication skills
    • The ability to identify and resolve customers concerns or objections.
    • Experience with technical writing and advertising.
    • 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

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.