Challengers. Self-starters who seek out the challenging projects and work to find just the right solutions.
Teammates. Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.
Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.
Strategic thinkers. Analysts who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.
Customer-oriented achievers. Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.
Game changers. Persistent people who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better.
Plans, directs and coordinates the marketing of a new and/or complex product line and ensures that assigned products are marketed in accordance with budgeted objectives with respect to market maturity to obtain maximum profitability and volume in relation to pre-set standards.
Responsible for entire life of a new product, from the start of development through the final product launch.
Acts as source of communication between engineering personnel and customers.
Submits periodic reports on areas of responsibility.
Will participate in the sales and/or marketing training of others.
Manages and/or facilitates functional input in the new product development process for assigned products.
Provides sales force with competitive and technical data on a timely basis.
May direct the activities of 1 or more subordinate marketing employee.
May evaluate the performance of 1 or more subordinates based on pre-established performance parameters.
May coach and develop marketing personnel.
Responsible for all marketing functions within Stryker medical device product segment—particularly the strategic vision.
P&L responsibility of the strategic business unit within the division.
Conduct market research to better understand surgeon/customer preferences and medical technology needs.
Develop methods and strategies to unlock new device potential
Explore potentials to leverage Payor issues in the market.
Develop and provide training and innovative practice development strategies for the sales team and assist with executing programs with surgeons.
Become the operational liaison between the company and anticipated market development partners.
Interact with physicians, clinicians, sales force, and R&D staff regarding products and product enhancements.
Attend and help organize relevant scientific and technical meetings and conferences.
Conduct industry bench-marking to understand materials, strategies, and failures of other companies with similar market development challenges.
Refine, develop and execute medical education strategies.
Minimum of 5 years experience in medical device business. Prior experience in market development, field/clinical experience or marketing.
B.B.A. or B.S. in business with an emphasis in marketing or related discipline.
Must be able to communicate with large groups of people.
Up to 70% travel annually.
Must be able to generate and explain detailed forecasts, guidelines and procedures.
Must be able to analyze and resolve non-routine product issues using independent judgment.
Must be able to routinely make decisions which may affect immediate product line operations.
Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. the printed word, product appearance, etc.).
Excellent analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated effective managerial skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
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