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Product Manager, Strategic Design - Diabetes

Northridge, CA 91325
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Careers that Change Lives

The Medtronic Diabetes Business is one of the most exciting, dynamic and challenging spaces in medical devices. More than 463 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes and this is expected to reach close to 600 million in 10 years. The diabetes device industry is unique in that technologies available to monitor and manage diabetes are starting to converge with consumer electronics technology. As such, the decision dynamics are evolving; patients have a stronger voice in therapy choice, care is transitioning away from specialists, and the role of artificial intelligence is elevating care.

We are seeking a talented Consumer Design Strategist to help our organizational market requirements transition to better align with consumer product experiences. The right candidate is an e xpert in collaborating with product managers, engineering, user research teams. Your work will directly impact the user experience of patients using medical device technology to manage diabetes.

The role reports into the Director, Upstream Marketing & Product Planning.

A Day in the Life

  • Responsible for working on the product conceptualization process and the formulation of a Diabetes medical technology roadmap
  • Defining product requirement specification and Expected User Experience for each product.
  • Help to drive technology roadmaps through technology research, evaluation, and partnership with Engineering.
  • Collate and analyze competitive market data and user feedback.
  • Provide ergonomic inputs and present case scenarios to the Industrial Designers from the user's point of view.
  • Work closely with Design, Sales, Marketing and Engineering groups to execute the plan as laid out and driven by the Program Manager to get the product out on time and in line with the product requirement specifications.
  • Deliver high-quality work, ranging from wireframing and sketches to high fidelity visual comps for device features, core UI elements and iconography
  • Implement designs ensuring they meet visual and performance standards
  • Collaborate with designers, engineers and other developers to iterate on best practices and refine overall user experience
  • Travel approximately 20-25%

Must Have: Minimum Requirements
In order to be considered, these minimum requirements must be evident on your resume

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in marketing, engineering or similar or 2+ years with a Masters' degree
  • Experience in consumer electronic product design

Nice to Have

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or design field
  • MBA
  • Ability to create designs that incorporate mechanical, electrical, and optical components for aesthetic and ergonomic functionality
  • Excels at crafting scalable design systems backed up by qualitative and quantitative data, designs for both product and creative perfection
  • Understand what drives engagement with content for people and orchestrate systems that are optimized to drive user happiness while meeting the business objectives
  • Knowledge of product development calendar, process, timelines, and deliverables
  • Can work independently, prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently
  • Strong administrative, organizational and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of diabetes therapy, clinical data, business plans and competitive products
  • Medical device experience
  • Previous Medtronic experience

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.
Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Jan 5, 2021
  • Travel: Yes, < 25 % of the Time

Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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