Product Manager (679606)
Zimmer Biomet

Westminster, Colorado

Posted in IT
3 days ago


Job Info


Job Summary

Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

The Product Manager is a key member of the Spine organization who works to identify market trends, evaluate the competitive environment and form strategic plans for product brands or sub-segments. Leads the effort to initiate new product strategies in the form of supporting existing brands and/or sub-segment and creating new products. Evaluates the needs of product marketing and sales personnel on a global basis and initiates strategies that meet regional and worldwide requirements.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Leads the marketing development effort to bring new products from concept through commercialization including market exit
  • Actively participates in assigned project teams. Acquires product information through market research and regional input to assure projects meet the needs of the intended markets
  • Works across multiple internal and external groups such as design, packaging and labeling, regulatory claims, surgical technique generation, advertising, sales force education, etc
  • Maintains high level of product category knowledge through staying current in published information, regional market contacts, surgeon interaction, and industry educational meetings
  • Own major brands and/or sub-segment of the portfolio
  • Responsible for cultivating strategy at the brand and/or sub-segment level
  • Ensures execution of key strategies for the brand and/ or sub-segment level
  • Interact closely with Marketing Communication teams to define clear messaging for the brands/sub-segments
  • Define clinical evidence plan with the clinical strategic lead for the bands and/or sub-segment.
Expected Areas of Competence
  • Uses knowledge of existing products, new developments and market needs to formulate strategic and creative marketing plans.
  • Develops a firm understanding of financial trends and performance in specific brand lines.
  • Prepares forecasts and identifies market shifts and threats.
  • Uses and understands technical medical language to interact with internal and external customers.
  • Translates technical language and discusses it internally in business terms.
  • Assesses brand viability relative to existing products with new product offerings to enhance overall brand offering.
  • Champions the brand through a comprehensive understanding of customer and end-user needs and product positioning relative to the competition.
  • Builds and maintains long-term relationships with high level surgical consultants, key strategic customers and regional sales teams to promote and support the Zimmer brands.
Education/Experience Requirements
  • A minimum of a Bachelor\'s degree or equivalent is required; preferably including formal studies in Business or Engineering
  • A minimum of five (5) years of marketing experience is required
  • Prior experience/internship/co-op within medical device is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Zimmer Biomet products, procedures, and promotions is preferred
  • Orthopaedic experience is preferred.
  • Experience in both Sales and Commercial Marketing is preferred.
Travel Requirements
  • Up to 40%
Additional Information

EOE/M/W/Vet/Disability

At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

As a Zimmer Biomet team member, you will share in our commitment to providing mobility and renewed life to people around the world. This is why we offer you a competitive rewards package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness incentives, employee assistance programs as well as paid time off for vacation and holidays.

Compensation Range: $115,000 - $159,000



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