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Stryker Portfolio Manager in Portage, Michigan

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.

• 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:

• Research features and benefits and how they translate to value for a specific product

• Utilize processes and resources to gather competitive/market intelligence

• Understand the needs of customers and patients and create a compelling value proposition

• Understand customer need and builds value proposition

• Effectively use and interpret qualitative and quantitative research

• Utilize market research and third-party data to identify key industry trends

• Collaborate cross-departmentally to participate in the new product development (NPDP) process

• Understand new product development process and its effect on the business

• Collaborate with Product Marketing to build new product launch plan from Project Business Case Model

• Leverage core competencies and the strategic assets of the organization to maximize new product development and launch planning

• Understand potential sources of new volume within current customer segment or outside of the current segment and the financial tradeoffs for pursuing each

• Assist in the development of sales tools and channel communication

• Research key factors, measurements and variables used in forecasting

• Execute a product lifecycle management (PLCM) plan as it relates to the overall business and launch strategy

• Create and communicate a value proposition

• Develop pricing consistent with the Marketing Strategy and brand positioning

• Assist in the development of new marketing channels and tools

• Document performance criteria used for evaluating business trends and activities

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

• Bachelor’s degree required

• 4+ years of work experience required

Preferred Qualifications (Strongly desired):

• 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)

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About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting