Medtronic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Individual has the responsibility and authority for the following:
The Product Specialist’s primary role is to assist in the planning, implementing, and controlling of marketing related aspects of the assigned business. This includes both long range strategic planning and short-term tactical execution. The Product Specialist’s is expected to achieve planned sales and profit growth rates in the product line by bringing innovative new products to market, by maintaining strong business relationships with key industry opinion leaders, and by actively supporting the field sales force.
This position helps achieve growth of product line sales and profits. This position influences manufacturing operations as well as research and development priorities and projects. The Product Specialist’s must be able to prioritize activities and allocate resources for greatest effectiveness.
The Product Specialist’s must deal on a daily basis with abstract and conceptual problems. A keen ability to create and analyze market trends is required. The Product Specialist’s is expected to sense customer needs based on routine field work, prior experiences, input from colleagues, and analysis of market trend reports.
Develops short term and long-range sales budgets for the product line. Maintains ongoing awareness of performance to budget and takes corrective action as needed.
Develops comprehensive plans for bringing major new products to market and actively leads the development effort.
Analyses product line performance from both a quantitative and qualitative standpoint to determine which products should be discontinued.
Seeks out, develops, and maintains strong corp. relationships with key clinicians.
Establishes pricing strategies, list prices, and discount structures
Based on product line analysis reports, takes corrective action as needed to insure acceptable profitability.
Conducts product training for field sales force.
Develop positioning strategies for new and existing product.
Seeks out, validates, and defines new product concepts.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Complies with the site quality system.
o 3-5 years experience with a bachelor degree or 0-3 years with a Masters degree
o Medical Device Marketing experience preferred.
Excellent computer skills.
Excellent presentation skills
Moderate travel required: 30%
Must be able to handle multiple tasks/projects and manage priorities accordingly.
Must have a high tolerance for ambiguity.
Must be able to grasp complex business issues and logically develop solutions
Must be able to work in a team environment and exert influence without alienating others.
Must be extremely well organized with strong attention to details.
Physical Job Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
Medtronic - 13 months ago
Medtronic, Inc. is engaged in medical technology. The Company functions in seven operating segments that manufacture and sell device-based m...