Associate Product Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Associate Product Manager is responsible for managing new product and literature design requests from the Sales and account management teams in support of our customers.  The Associate Product Manager is a critical team member in ensuring custom medical kits are designed, implemented, and built to our exact standards to support patient healthcare.

The position requires detailed focus to support the design, sourcing and validation of laboratory medical kits to meet customer business requirements.  The role is critical to servicing new customers and developing new kits to meet customer revenue and medical/laboratory testing goals.  This position requires the ability to creatively source components and customize kit configuration to offer customers cost-effective options and provide consultative guidance to customers as well as a detailed eye for graphical design.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop new medical / laboratory specimen collection kits based on specific customer designs and medical test requirements.
  • Coordinate design, setup artwork, obtain pricing and lead times for all marketing materials to include print and promotional items as requested from sales team or customer.
  • Coordinate artwork design and revisions between customer, sales team and vendors.
  • Maintain the most current knowledge of specimen transport requirements for couriers and carriers and design kits to meet these requirements.
  • Procure and obtain/negotiate pricing and terms for items needed for kits and marketing materials to assist sales team in closing new business based on the customers target price needed or competitive market prices.
  • Set up new items in ERP. Coordinate new item set up with Purchasing to ensure accurate pricing, quantities and availability for customer.
  • Effectively communicate with sales team and customer to identify customer pain points and present final solution.
  • Create Bill of Materials, product labeling and kit components for new customer opportunities.
  • Update and train sales team on products, processes and shipping regulations.
  • Review and approve Associate Product Coordinator’s work.
  • These responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be modified or added at any time based on the needs of the company.
  • Other duties as assigned

ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Strong PC skills including use of MS Office applications
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Self-starter with ability to manage time effectively
  • All prospective employees must pass a background and drug check.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Ideally focus in engineering, design, graphics, computer science, operations/ supply chain or related fields.
  • Procurement and/or Product Management Experience highly preferred.
  • Industry experience in printing, configurable assembly and high volume / high mix business preferred.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@path-tec.com