Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, USA, Zimmer Biomet is a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. We design, manufacture and market orthopaedic reconstructive products; sports medicine, biologics, extremities and trauma products; spine, bone healing, craniomaxillofacial and thoracic products; dental implants; and related surgical products.
We collaborate with healthcare professionals around the globe to advance the pace of innovation. Our products and solutions help treat patients suffering from disorders of, or injuries to, bones, joints or supporting soft tissues. Together with healthcare professionals, we help millions of people live better lives.
For the European Headquarters, based in Winterthur (Switzerland), we are looking for a
Product Manager (m/f)
Identify global market trends, monitor competitive environment and develop strategic plans for product brand. Leads the effort of initiating new product strategies in the form of supporting existing brands and/or sub-segment and creating new products.
Your main responsibilities:
Leading the marketing development effort to bring new products from concept to commercialization through market exit.
Using knowledge of existing products, new developments and market needs to formulate strategic and creative marketing plans.
Owning major brands and/or sub-segment of the portfolio and ensuring execution of key strategies for the brand and/or sub-segment level.
Interacting closely with Marcom teams to define clear messaging for the brands/sub-segments and define clinical evidence plan with the clinical strategic lead for the brands and/or sub-segments.
Responsible for cultivating strategy at the brand and/or sub-segment level.
Developing a firm understanding of financial trends and performance in specific brand lines.
Building and maintaining long-term relationships with high level surgical consultants, key strategic customers and regional sales teams to promote and support the Zimmer Biomet brands
Actively participating in assigned project teams. Acquiring of product information through market research and regional input to assure projects meet the needs of the intended markets.
Working across multiple internal and external groups such as design, packaging and labeling, regulatory claims, surgical technique generation, advertising, sales force education, etc.
Maintaining a high level of product category knowledge through staying current in published information, regional market contacts, surgeon interaction, and industry educational meetings.
Using and understanding the technical medical language to interact with internal and external customers as well as translating the technical language and discussing it internally in business terms
Assessing of the brand viability relative to existing products with new product offerings to enhance overall brand offering as well as championing the brand through a comprehensive understanding of customer and end-user needs and product positioning relative to the competition
Your Qualifications and Experience:
B.A./B.S., preferably including formal studies in Business or Engineering.
Minimum of 5 years of marketing experience required, ideally within the medical device industry.
Familiar with Zimmer Biomet products, procedures and promotions.
Knowledge and experience in Orthopedics is preferred.
Experienced in both Sales and Commercial Marketing
Fluent in English and German
This dynamic job position has a willingness to travel approximately 40%
If you seize this opportunity, you will able to develop your international experience and be a part of a great and truly global team. Zimmer Biomet offers a wide range of challenging career advancement opportunities and a dynamic work environment. We look forward to receiving your complete application.