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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.
*This is a hybrid position. Candidates must be within a commutable distance of Kalamazoo, MI or Redmond, WA.*
Who we want
Hard-working winners. Confident, competitive and results-oriented professionals who create a track record of success.
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.
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.
What you will do
Advise on the organization's major competitors
Anticipate and understands the different types of competition that will be faced in the future
Monitor market activity, penetration and competitive wins or losses
Identify new customer groups and tailor marketing strategies to meet both current and prospective customer needs
Build relationships with key opinion leaders and establish relationships with new thought leaders
Analyze unmet needs to identify product and service opportunities. Able to summarize qualitative and quantitative studies, drawing actionable conclusions for the business
Identify market trends and proactively adjust strategy based on healthcare environment
Raise coworkers' awareness of industry standards, practices, and guidelines
Lead the new product development process (NPDP) from start to finish, engaging key internal stakeholders along the way
Collaborate cross-departmentally to participate in the NPDP process
Lead the execution strategy for the defined portfolio
Communicate long-term portfolio strategy to key stakeholders to gain organizational alignment
Lead product life cycle management of the portfolio from launch to obsolescence
Partner with R&D to anticipate future needs and the strategic assets needed to compete
Partner with Clinical Affairs to generate clinical trials, research grants, and cost-benefit analysis papers to support clinical claims strategy
Align customer acquisition or retention strategies to the broader portfolio strategy
Align the portfolio segment strategy to broader business strategy
Create and recommend a category definition based on the strategic phase of the business
Understand how to target customers based off of total market potential and opportunity
Continually monitor market trends and make recommendations on market opportunity and strategic focus
Effectively use appropriate benchmarks and document key assumptions when developing forecasts
Develop and incorporate the product lifecycle management (PLCM) plan into the initial strategy
Manage price competition and assures alignment with overall business unit pricing goals
Monitor effectiveness of all marketing channels and promotional campaigns
Develop key criteria for evaluating business performance
Participate in establishing company and industry best practices for business performance analysis
What you need
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related discipline required
8+ years of work experience required
5+ years medical device or marketing/sales 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 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