Product Manager Orthodontics 8/20/2016
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Henry Schein Orthodontics, is a leading U.S. manufacturer of orthodontic products for the domestic and international orthodontic markets. Henry Schein Orthodontics provides a vast array of innovative products, services, and educational courses to help build successful practices. In the USA, our products are marketed to orthodontic practitioners through a strong direct sales force, and internationally, our products are sold in more than 85 countries through 160 distributors. We are dedicated to provide the orthodontic profession with high quality, innovative products backed by attentive customer service and educational support. At Henry Schein Orthodontics everyone is part of the team, with the same goal, to improve patient care and continue to Advance the Future of Orthodontics for generations to come.
Global product management of company's entire product portfolio, through development, launch and measurement of marketing program designed to grow Ortho Organizers' business. Plans, organizes, and controls assigned product lines from conceptual stages through product life cycles to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Participates in the overall global product strategy, research and development requirements, development, and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products.
Collaborates with a wide variety of functional areas and orchestrate support across company's departments including sales, R&D, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, and operations to develop and provide product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities
Develops Product/Marketing plan on specific product lines, providing roadmap for product launches.
Coordinates technical product development, estimates of potential profits, and release to production.
Provides sales support activities, includes, but are not limited to training relative to promotions, field travel, competitive updates, forecasting, customer support, etc
Manages day-to-day progress of product. Provides technical expertise and training to other departments in support of product development.
Conducts marketing analysis to develop product definitions. Manages Product Pricing and conducts detailed revenues and margin projections.
Develops and maintains a prioritized list of customer and market requirements for product lines. Coordinates and develops marketing, sales, engineering, and financial plans for product lines.
Provides financial and technical justification for product selection and definition.
Prepares product development objectives and schedules for all phases of product development and introduction to market. Conducts market research and identifies and tracks market trends in company's industry.
Produces competitive analysis materials comparing product with its key competitors.
Identifies partnering opportunities for complementary third-party products to broaden company's product line. Establishes dealer networks and creates and manages alliances with manufacturers.
Maintains communications and contacts to collect and analyze technical, financial, schedule, and sales information for product line.
Coordinate with Marketing Communication to provide direction for products' communication plan Prepare overview presentations for internal and external use on product and industry.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required.
In addition to the essential duties and responsibilities listed above, all positions are also responsible for:
* Meeting company standards pertaining to quantity and quality of work performed on an ongoing basis, performing all work related tasks in a manner that is in compliance with all Company policies and procedures including WorldWide Business Standards.
* Adhering to Company policies, procedures, and directives regarding standards of workplace behavior in completing job duties and assignments.
* Performs the following duties in a professional way, supporting Ortho Organizers' Quality Policy. Must understand, follow and comply with regulatory requirements as applicable to various processes. An understanding of FDA Quality System Regulations (21 CFR 820) and ISO Standards (ISO 13485) is required.
Minimum five years of Product Management and Marketing experience in the medical, dental, or pharmaceutical industries. MBA preferred.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
This job has supervisory responsibilities, and will manager an Associate Product Manager. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Bachelor's Degree in Business or related area,
Regular, reliable attendance is required.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
The travel requirement for this position is at least 5 to 15% of the time. Ability to drive and travel on company business, extensively required.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.). Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks. Leadership skills a must.
Henry Schein(NASDAQ: HSIC),, a Fortune 500 company selling in over 200 Countries and a member of the NASDAQ 100 Index, is the largest provider of health care products and services to