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Product Manager

Location

Port Washington, NY

Description

Formed in 2000, Drive DeVilbiss has become a leading manufacturer of medical products with a strong and consistent track record of growth achieved both organically and through acquisitions. We are proud of our high-quality, diverse product portfolio, channel footprint and global operating scale. Our products are sold into the homecare, long-term care, retail and e-commerce channels in more than 80 countries around the world. 

“Our Mission is to enhance the quality of life of the people we touch”

Your Mission:

As the Product Manager, you will lead the go-to-market for some of our key product categories. You’ll own the oversight and management of your category, from market research to analysis to messaging and campaign creation. Your initiative and desire to work in a fast-paced environment will be the key to success as this role is held by those who are self-starters that possess great personal leadership.

The deliverables include:

  • Product Lifecycle Management
    • Understanding and managing the optimal portfolio of products, Identifying gaps as well as constant cleansing via SKU rationalization to drive the greatest value at all times.
    • Managing the ongoing pricing strategy and supporting the inventory investment plans
  • New Product Development and Evaluation
    • Managing the New Idea Funnel
    • Identifying and evaluating new product and business ideas 
    • Creating the business plan and market strategy for the new product and executing the project from concept to launch
  • Overall Category Oversight and Management
    • Creating a 1 & 3+ year category strategy and execution for focused Revenue Growth
    • Managing the calendar of growth activities throughout the plan year
    • Conceive and create thought leadership and educational content to broaden the awareness and understanding of our product
    • Initiate, manage, and optimize lead-gen activities including trade conferences, webcasts, email marketing, and SEM
      Improvement of Margin metrics achieved via Pricing Actions and COG improvements
  • Market Analysis and Reporting
    • Keeping surveillance on internal and external category activities
    • Competitive evaluation of market dynamics and planning 
    • Actively monitoring monthly, quarterly business rhythms and proactively executing optimization strategies

Requirements

Your Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with a drive for Operational Excellence
  • Strong Business and financial acumen with ever growing curiosity   
  • Strike the difficult but important balance between being Creative and Analytical
  • “Can do” and “got it done” attitude
  • Experience in designing and executing marketing and communications programs
  • Self-motivated and thrives when asked to assume responsibility 

Your Education and Experience:

  • Brand/Category Management
  • 7+ years of experience required
  • College degree required; Marketing, Business, Healthcare; Advanced Degree preferred
  • Medical device experience/Clinical Experience preferred
  • Portfolio Management across multiple categories preferred 

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EEO Statement
Drive DeVilbiss is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Drive DeVilbiss complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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