17 days old

Sr Mgr Product Mgmt

Medline Industries, Inc.
Northfield, IL 60093
  • Job Code
    PRO0101NI
JOB SUMMARY:

Oversee and manage Product Teams (may have multiple reports including Product Manager levels) for the sourcing, marketing, product development, sales support and financial growth of multiple product categories. Assist with long-term business and marketing strategy. Provide subject matter expertise for complex, generally more established product lines, largest divisional product lines, or multiple product categories.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Negotiate pricing with vendors for raw materials and finished goods. Visit vendors to develop products and train personnel in all aspects of each product and usages. Coordinate materials with vendors and develop finished custom items.

Implement marketing plans and promotional programs for existing products to include product strategy development, pricing strategy, collateral creation and brand management

Offer solutions for detrimental sales or cost trends. Analyze sales trends over time and impact of competitive strategies. Support forecasts and budgets with appropriately detailed marketing plans.

Work with Product Teams, Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Engineering to reduce Cost of Goods by assessing packaging, alternate materials, new sources of material, stocking, make to order, direct to customer shipments, etc. Manage inventory by focusing on eliminating surplus and optimizing SKU count.

Develop and deliver training materials for internal stakeholders, sales forces and customers. Create sales tools.

Conduct effective market research and translate that research into new products, product improvements, or line extensions by providing leadership to a multi-functional team.

Travel with sales force to support efforts to convert customers to purchase Medline products. Provide timely follow up to sales forces by answering product questions via e-mail and phone.

Management responsibilities:

--Typically manages through multiple Managers and/or Supervisors

--Oversee major projects/programs/outcomes

--Budget responsibility

--Interpret and execute policies for departments/projects; develop, recommend and implement new policies or modifications to existing policies

--Provide general guidelines and parameters for staff functioning

--Hiring staff, recommending pay increases, performing performance reviews, training and development of staff, estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies

Education:

Bachelor's degree.

Work Experience:

At least 5 years experience in marketing, sales, product management or clinical practice in the healthcare industry.

Experience negotiating with outside vendors and internal resources.

Experience collecting and analyzing financial data.

At least 2 years of experience managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating and directing people as they work.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Position requires travel up to 50% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).

Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).

Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Please be aware that Medline requires all employees starting in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated by their start date. Medline is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law.





Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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