Medical Device Product Manager
Job Opportunity at Mackie Search, LLC

Posted on May 5    419-692-2591

Location: Greater Fort Wayne Area, IN
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4132939

Mackie Executive Search has partnered with a Global Medical Device Manufacturer to lead a search for a NEWLY CREATED PRODUCT MANAGER ROLE at their World Headquarters in Northern Indiana.
Product Manager – Medical Device (job description)
Responsible for managing select product lines including product launches, business development, customer support and operational planning.  The position will lead customer and internal activities to grow the product line scope, volume and revenue.
  • Collect voice-of-customer feedback from various stakeholders to guide product design and portfolio.
  • Own the business case for assigned products, update assumptions and lead execution.
  • Understand and support product testing, acceptance criteria and claims.
  • Ensure consistent and clear communication with cross-functional project team to ensure on-time, on-budget delivery meeting product objectives.
  • Lead development of 5-year strategic plan, product roadmap and marketing plan, working with other various clients, divisions and geographies, ensuring that this product line roadmap is aligned to meet overall business objectives. 
  • Support global product communications and aid with the downstream needs of global sales and marketing organizations where extra support is needed.
  • Guide education and training department to develop high quality sales training materials.
  • Communicate with executive team and other divisions to ensure the launch plan and execution is meeting business objectives.
  • Provide lifecycle product management as primary technical representative for client with Customers and End Users.
  • Coordinate demand planning and inventory tracking to ensure the needs of the market segments are met and operational planning is adequate.
  • Foster close and productive relationships with cross-functional counterparts.
  • Develop and monitor compliance within department and other departments to meet department procedures, ISO and FDA regulations.
  • Assist in project tracking and metric development to monitor ongoing performance.
  • Oversee quoting and proposals for this product line.
  • Responsible for profitability and overall financial performance of the product.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Marketing or equivalent years of experience.  MBA preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in new product development or commercialization, ideally in medical device, is preferred. 
  • Previous experience in similar leadership role is required. 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in project management (strategic/tactical planning and implementation capabilities) coupled with strong technical and conceptual aptitude required.
  • Knowledge of ISO13485 and US QSR 21 CFR, Part 820 Medical Devices, and basic understanding of the medical device and healthcare market preferred.
  • Strong organizational, follow-through and attention to detail skills required.
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, and presentation) required.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Self-starter/motivator for personal and professional growth.
  • Ability to form partnering relationships with peers and multiple levels throughout the organization.
  • Ability to apply strong engineering principals, theories, concepts and techniques to tasks and projects that may result in new application and industry standards or practices.
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