Surgical Specialties Corporation Global Product Manager, Wound Closure in Westwood, Massachusetts
At Surgical Specialties Corporation, we are motivated by enabling our customers’ success. That starts with understanding their needs and developing products that enhance clinical outcomes. Our goal is to provide innovative, high-quality products and service that will ensure the continued success of our company and the surgical professional well into the future.
Our precision manufacturing expertise along with our highly targeted sales and marketing capabilities help us offer novel and differentiated medical device products to patients and physicians, as well as to other medical device manufacturers and distributors.
Commitment to the Customer, Sense of Urgency, Focus, Accountability, and Teamwork define our culture and our organization and drive everything that we do.
We are seeking progressive, creative, customer oriented and highly skilled individuals for unparalleled opportunity.
Bring your passion, energetic vision, and entrepreneurial spirit to work for a company that will reward your commitment and encourage your potential. You can view current employment opportunities and apply online for a position with Surgical Specialties Corporation through our Online Career Center (http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_angiotech/external/search.do) .
Surgical Specialties Corporation, is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of surgical procedures. Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.As the Product Manager, you will be responsible to identify, create and support the implementation of SSC’s product strategies, marketing plans, promotional programs, internal and external training, customer engagement and support relating to the wound closure portfolio. This role develops and coordinates all aspects of new product development, product launches, while executing marketing plans and marketing support of the current product lines. Knowledge of marketing procedures, product knowledge, and clinical knowledge will allow the individual to provide active support and mentoring for Sales team members and others functions in the business.
The successful candidate:• Leads development of product marketing plans by preparing objectives, strategies, tactics, profit and loss projections, including short and long-term strategies• Manages new product development marketing activities for specific products within the respective product area, including new idea review and recommends line extensions and/or product line trimming.• Engages customers and sales team, sales leadership, and functional business leads to coordinate forecasting, pricing strategies, literature/video/sales support materials, labeling revisions, clinical studies, manufacturing and customer service communications for existing product line(s) to maximize product line earnings.• Supports strategic product line decisions such as priority of product or line enhancements, competitive evaluations, market share estimates, and market trends• Develops product-oriented positioning documents, product profiles, competitive analysis, presentations, demos, product updates and content for corporate marketing vehicles such as web sites, meetings and training events.• Monitors product development progress with engineering, manufacturing, regulatory affairs and related departments to ensure product line objectives are achieved on a timely basis• Prepares annual budget forecasts for the marketing functions related to the product line(s) Maintains frequent and regular contact with strategic industry experts and trade organizations, field visits with key surgeons and sales consultants, participation in key meetings and conferences to ensure company and products are perceived superior relative to the competition• Collaborates with sales to ensure a high quality of sales support in terms of new product/market introductions, sales training programs, key surgeon/key account field visits and regular communication, both responsive as well as proactive Establishes and maintains key close professional relationships with internal and external constituents to stay abreast of new market opportunities.• Maintains up-to-date product and industry knowledge by regular review of the literature, co-traveling with field sales personnel, attending surgeries• Works collaboratively with related departments to ensure products are properly positioned in the market utilizing creative promotional, pricing, service, and product characteristic strategies to maximize sales and profits
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in business.
At least 5-7 years related experience in sales and marketing of medical devices.
A creative problem solver, excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, strong interpersonal skills, experience with Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office, Salesforce.com.
Domestic and international travel requirement is approximately 20% and prior experience in the Wound Closure field desirable.
At Surgical Specialties (SSC) we value our employees and we expect them to share our Corporate ValuesSSC Value and Leadership TraitsPRIDE▪ Passionate Customer Service▪ Relentless Commitment to Quality▪ Intensely Collaborative▪ Drive for Results▪ Entrepreneurial and EthicalPlease send resume to HRSSC@surgicalspecialties.com
Surgical Specialties Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V