Product Manager in Chicago IL

Full-time @Steris in Business Development jobs , in Healthcare jobs , in Manager jobs , in Marketing , in Medical jobs , in Product Development jobs
  • Chicago, IL, US, 60618 View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Product Manager

Job Category: Marketing/Communications

Work location : Chicago, Illinois

Job Segment : Medical, Manager, Product Development, Business Development, Healthcare, Marketing, Management, Research, Sales

 

Description: 

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.
Position Summary
Our dental segment, HuFriedyGroup, enables dental professionals to reduce risk, improve efficiencies, drive compliance, and enhance patient and staff safety. At HuFriedyGroup, we are committed to helping dental professionals perfect their craft and deliver the highest level of care to each patient.

This position manages the dental water management (Vista) portfolio on a worldwide basis to ensure continued growth, profitability, and favor among dental professionals.  This includes strategic planning, in depth product knowledge, product planning, competitive product comparison, new product development, thought leader development, seminar/study club planning and support, sales training, and sales planning with key distribution partners.  The primary role of this individual will be to plan and implement a field strategy for assigned products.  The Product Manager, in coordination with the entire team, will define strategic direction of the business unit and implement the tactical plans.
Duties

Help define strategic direction and create the strategic business unit plan in coordination with the SBU leader.
Develop and implement an in field plan of driving the business to include the following but not limited to: thought leader strategy, seminar strategy, study club strategy, new product development.
Responsible for tactical sales plans, product expansion, support programs, interacting with and supporting/training the sales team.
Develop and maintain an understanding of the production process for products in assigned groups; with special emphasis on end users, lead-time, cost drivers, and margins.
Strategically build relationships with key thought leaders, co-marketing agreements, or potential alliance partners designed to increase and expand HuFriedyGroup product offering and market penetration.
Participate in the creation of annual and long-term strategic plans and be the driver of initiatives to meet the plan objectives.
Participate in business development discussions with potential industry partners and suppliers to expand both the product line and market penetration.
Participates in development of marketing strategies.

Duties – cont’d

Responsible for creating and implementing training programs with end users, sales team, and dealer partners and internal support departments.
Lead new product development initiatives including test market evaluations, managing design control process and launch plan activities.
Develop with the communications team tactical promotion plans, ensure pricing guideline, compliance, follow-up implementation of promotions, and report measurement of results.
Implement global product launches and projects of global scope.
Develop and manage relationship with specialty dealers in the field, including account planning and management, thought leader development and new product identification.
Answer product or sales questions that cannot be addressed by Customer Service.  Help ensure that information needed for Customer Service to answer questions is available on systems that meet the requirements of the user.
Implement annual price review process, price change data input and implementation as well as lead production of price list material
Develop/increase depth of knowledge of HuFriedyGroup operation systems (order entry, production, and distribution information systems).
Create and maintain competitive product cross-references and portfolio analyses

Education Degree
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or BusinessRequired Experience

5+ years related experience required
MBA preferred, or equivalent strong business and financial acumen
Experience with solid marketing/sales or related business with a dealer distribution channel strongly preferred
Experience or working knowledge of infection prevention/control and sterilization processes a plus
Emerging “out of box” thinking that regularly demonstrates creativity, capitalizing on strategic  product line (business) opportunities
Excellent presentation and training skills for both internal and external audiences
Strong negotiation, analysis & problem solving skills
Ability to travel up to 25% both domestic and internationally.

 

STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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