It is a particularly exciting time to be a Product Manager at Medline. The healthcare landscape is changing, and our customers are looking to us for solutions. As a Product Manager, you are responsible for driving sales of your product categories. You will collaborate with business units across the organization including Sales, Marketing, Operations, Inventory Management and Finance.
What makes product management different at Medline is your ability to run your product line as if it were your own business. Our leadership teams are passionate about their business and expect the same from you. Looking for visibility? You found it! If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking for ownership and a fast paced work environment, we've got it!
Make an impact at Medline!
We are seeking a Product Manager of Over-the-Counter Drugs in the Nutrition & Pharmaceuticals Division located out of our new corporate headquarters in Northfield, IL . In addition, they will have a direct report, and will be responsible for growth in our Post Acute segment, worth $100 million in business.
What will you do?
Product Manager will support and run the OTC portfolio at Medline.
The responsibility includes managing marketing, sales support and
financial growth of assigned business category, as well as the new product
development and the management of product lifecycle of new and existing
products. Includes sourcing, launching to market and sales training
Review product portfolio to identify new Medline brand products and new channel/market strategy.
Develop and implement comprehensive marketing plans and promotional programs for existing products and new products. This may include product development strategy, pricing strategy, collateral creation, and brand management.
Develop and deliver training materials and sales tools for internal stakeholders, sales forces and customers.
Create and deliver presentations and training programs for sales, work with and train sales force to be able to confidently sell product to customers.
Create customer facing marketing tools and programs, and conduct market research that can then translate into new products and programs.
Travel with sales force to support efforts to grow designated product lines.
Support the sales team by providing timely follow up to questions via e-mail and phone.
Develop and run reports that summarize and analyze financial progress and results.
Communicate with sales regularly on new opportunities, products, and divisional updates.
Grow presences in the market via associate partnerships and participation.
Review monthly financial performance and determine contributing factors and trends. Offer solutions to detrimental sales or cost trends. Analyze sales trends over time and impact of competitive strategies.
Manage e-Commerce marketing strategy working with the digital team.
Why Medline? We'll let the numbers speak for us .
45+ years of consecutive growth (double-digit for the past 20)
20+ product divisions and counting
350,000+ products and counting
15,000 employees spanning the globe
100+ years in the industry, we know healthcare
Ranked number 32 on Forbes 2017 list of largest privately held companies in the U.S.
Conducting business in 90+ countries.
What can you expect once you're on board?
Medical, dental, vision & Rx plan
401k with company match!
Impress friends & family with tours of our 679,000 square foot headquarters
Indoor basketball court & fitness center open 24/7 and free to employees
eat healthy, spend less
Break up the day with a quick game of ping pong or shuffle board
Collaborate to innovate! Get away from your cube and team up with coworkers at the fireplace or at one of our many meeting spaces
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What do you need to land the job?
This is your business. Your passion for it will only help to accelerate your success and opportunity.
Relevant Work Experience
At least 2 years of marketing, sales, product management, or brand management (healthcare experience preferred)
Experience negotiating with outside vendors and internal resources
Experience collecting and analyzing financial data
Experience generating detailed project plans and timelines
Willing to travel up to 30% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state with possible international travel)
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example:
inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns)
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example:
applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font)
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example:
using SUM and VLOOKUP function, pivot tables, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling)