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Why join Stryker?
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Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.
Who we want
Hard-working winners. Confident, competitive and results-oriented professionals who create a track record of success.
Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
What you will do
Stryker's Upper Extremities division is focused on making better outcomes easier in Shoulder Arthroplasty. This business is dedicated to improving patient outcomes, simplifying complex procedures and embracing innovation in new, industry-leading ways. Product responsibilities for this position will be Shoulder Arthroplasty Hardware Solutions. Supports the development of marketing programs for a significant product or product category. Compiles and evaluates research on the market's product requirements and identifies enhancements to current features and functionality. Prepares product introductions and updates.
Understand key competitors and their relative strengths/weaknesses
Understand customer groups, including why customers buy the product or service
Advocate on the customer's behalf and influence product or portfolio changes based on customer feedback
Support in the construction of the marketing plan with specific analysis and collaborate in the development of key strategic initiatives
Responsible for achieving a budget target
Work proactively with market research to collect customer insights for segmentation
Responsible for product or portfolio's targeting and positioning
Prioritize marketing initiatives appropriately given product or portfolio goal and metric
Intimately understand the customers for the product or portfolio, including attitudes and behaviors
Apply market data, uses planning tools, and seek expert opinions when analyzing channel strategies
Is the subject matter expert for applicable products/product lines and able to field technical questions. [note: some products are more technical than others and will take longer to get to SME status]
Incorporate new products into ongoing sales/medical education curriculum
Assess business/sales trends and communicate to key stakeholders responsible for production
Responsible for setting price and maintaining product or portfolio margin
Partner with Marketing Communications to develop a communications approach for the product or portfolio
Understand the different marketing channel strategies and associated business implications
Track and report results/KPIs to leadership and sales
What you need
Bachelor's degree required
2+ years of work experience required
2+ years medical device or marketing experience preferred
Excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects while delivering on established timelines
Ability to be persuasive in the absence of organizational authority
Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and policies
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
What We Offer
A winning team driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
Quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients
Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK