BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Associate Product Manager in Covington, Georgia
Bard Urological and Critical Care a BD Company is looking for an innovative leader to fill an Associate Product Manager position in Covington, GA. Formerly Bard Medical we have joined BD together advancing the world of health.
Developmental position for growth into branded product management within Urology and Critical Care. This individual will manage the product portfolio including Brachytherapy, Wound Drains, NG tubes, irrigation and suction. The associate will be tasked with improving profitability of the product portfolio by raising prices, product line consolidation, supply cost reduction, etc. The associate will also lead efforts related to product maintenance. The Associate is assigned additional projects involving new business development, sales training, and business plan development upon demonstrated success with the current product line.
Proactively identify and execute on sales support needs, including backorder management, sales tools, and sales training initiatives
Analyzes business results
Implements target audience research and analysis
Monitor competitive activity and communicate updates and rebuttal strategy to the sales organization
Forecasts sales volume
Coordinates with various suppliers
Interfaces with multi-disciplines, such as R&D, Customer Service, Sales, Medical Services, Regulatory, and Marketing Communications.
Directs interaction with customer base
Strong interpersonal skills required in the areas of verbal and written communications, customer focus, professionalism, coaching, and team building.
Strong listening and assessment skills
Strong questioning and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated leadership potential
Decisive, flexible, quick-thinking
High level of curiosity and desire for new learning
Unquestionable integrity and honesty
Organized and thorough
Conceptual thinker preferred
Demonstrated analytical skills necessary
Strong problem-solving skills required
Bachelor’s degree required (preferably with concentration in marketing or engineering). MBA a plus
Proficient in the use of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Prefer, minimum 2 years business experience, preferably in marketing or sales capacity.
Employee may be required to sit, bend, stoop, use keyboard, see, talk and hear. May occasionally lift objects of 10 to 25 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position works in a normal office environment. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate. Minimal travel is required.
Career Level: experienced
Division Name: BMD
External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.
External Company URL: www.crbard.com
C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.
We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.
Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.