This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Sr. Product Manager in Santa Barbara, CA ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 1/19/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Requisition ID:
41854 
Title:
Sr. Product Manager
Division:
Arthrex, Inc.  
Location:
INC Santa Barbara, CA

Main Objective:

Oversees activities affecting a product to maximize the effectiveness, results, and market acceptance of the Imaging and Resection products.

Plans, organizes, and controls an assigned product line 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:

  • May Manage one or more direct reports.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to other Product / Project Managers
  • Participates in overall product strategy, research and development requirements, development, and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products.
  • Manages technical product development, estimates of potential profits, and release to production.
  • Manages day-to-day progress of product. Will focus on fluorescence imaging and the associated MIS visualization products offered.
  • Provides technical expertise and training to other departments in support of product development.
  • Conducts marketing analysis to develop product definitions.
  • 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.
  • Develops and maintains a prioritized list of customer and market requirements for product.
  • Coordinates and develops marketing, sales, engineering, and financial plans for product line.
  • Provides financial and technical justification for product selection and definition.
  • Prepares product development objectives and schedules for all phases of product development and introduction to market.
  • Conducts market research and identifies and tracks market trends in company's industry.
  • Produces competitive analysis materials comparing product with its key competitors.
  • Identifies partnering opportunities for complementary third-party products to broaden company's product line.
  • Participates in key sales situations for the product.
  • Maintains communications and contacts to collect and analyze technical, financial, schedule, and sales information for 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.
  • Provides expertise in particular product area and develops strategies and applicable portions of the company business plan.
  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates assigned programs to ensure accomplishment of financial/budgetary goals and optimum allocation of resources.
  • Manages resources to execute assigned programs.
  • Coordinates details of program within the organization with a wide range of functions and individuals.
  • Coordinates product introduction and market exploitation with marketing and sales organizations to ensure maximum penetration of market segment.
  • Provides continuing product surveillance and management of established product to obtain financial objectives.
  • Must be able to work with cadaveric specimens .
  • Up to 50% travel required.

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:

BS degree required; preferably in business or engineering.

Understanding of all functions involved in development, production, and marketing of product.

7 or more years in product management/engineering and/or marketing experience in surgical orthopedics.

Master’s degree 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 listening skills, including the ability to identify and isolate customers concerns or objections, in addition to excellent written and oral communication skills. 

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.

CHECK OUT OUR SIMILAR JOBS

  1. Business Development Jobs
  2. Account Manager Jobs