Product Manager - Temecula, CA
Branch ID: 5898
Pay Rate/Salary: $70,000.00 - $75,000.00
The Product Manager will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on their respective product group internally and externally with the ability to speak at conferences to promote company's expertise in understanding the product category to existing customers or potential customers.
Manage the entire product line lifecycle from strategic planning to tactical activities including the proposal of, and adherence to a budget that ensures success, forecast on an annual basis and report quarterly on product trends.
Responsible for the development and ownership of manufacturer relationships, assisting with the negotiation of optimal terms for sourcing to include pricing, programs and operating efficiencies that provide cost savings.
Track manufacturer service fees to ensure compliance with all contract terms and conditions.
Work with operational teams including purchasing, sales ops, sales reps, finance and customer service to ensure each team's qualifications are met when implementing and managing initiatives.
Work with marketing to develop and implement marketing initiatives including web design, brand development and collateral creation which includes the core positioning and messaging for the product.
Provide the sales team and customer service with the necessary technical expertise to enable them to sell the product. This involves printed and electronic promotional material, product training, and relevant clinical papers/materials for category industry.
Work with the purchasing department to inform of purchase requirements and to deliver revenue and purchasing forecasts monthly or as needed.
Develop an in-depth understanding of the market to identify changes and trends in pricing, competition, channel strategy and selling environment that will impact healthcare.
Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research.
Review product data to ensure that the field is kept up to date on new developments regarding the Company's or competitors' products.
Act as point of first reference for all product related inquiries and work collaboratively with colleagues to address any issues that may arise.
Continuously strive to improve processes, service quality to internal and external customers, and employee relations. Collaborate with IT for continued process improvement.
Attend trade shows, conferences, networking events and manufacturer conferences as required.
Comply with the policies and procedures stated in the Injury and Illness Prevention Program by always working in a safe manner and immediately reporting any injury, safety hazard, or program violation.
Ensure conduct is consistent with all Compliance Program Policies and procedures when engaging in any activity on behalf of the Company and immediately report any concerns or violations.
Dedication to the position responsibilities and achieve assigned goals and objectives.
Support the Company's Compliance and Safety programs by ensuring compliance with program policies and procedures. Lead by example.
Other duties as assigned.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills, including the ability to influence decision makers to support product loyalty. Must have outstanding analytical skills for preparation of annual forecasting budget. Must have excellent excel skills including the ability to use pivot tables, perform averages, weighted averages, calculate profit margins, etc. Ability to analyze opportunities for Return On Investment and alignment to the overall direction of the company. Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products.
The Company supports affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. The Company will provide equal employment in employment practices to all applicants for employment. Employment decisions shall be made without regard to any protected characteristic such as, but not limited to, race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizen status, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, status in regard to public assistance, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans and other protected veterans, genetic information and other legally protected classes. Furthermore, the Company is an E-Verify employer. Information provided on this application will not be used for any discriminatory purposes. The Company complies with all applicable federal, state and local non-discrimination laws and regulations. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations in the application or interviewing process. If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or interviewing process, please contact us.
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City, State or Zip Code: Temecula, CA
Position Type: Direct Hire Position
Date Posted: 4/10/2019