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Title:  Manager Product Management

Requisition ID:  46931
Date:  Jun 18, 2022
Location: 

Exton, Pennsylvania, US

Department:  Marketing
Description: 

 

 

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

 

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.

 

Job Summary:

As an integral part of West´s global Product Management team, the Manager of Product Management, Components will work primarily to ensure effective management of current and future component products.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a segment of a portfolio or specific range of component products & services
    • Product marketing strategy leads commercial workstreams for new product development, product line extensions, product discontinuation
    • Developing sales training, market communications, sales tool development
    • Developing business justification for new product introductions, line extensions, or product discontinuation
    • Support operations and quality with manufacturing network optimization
    • Development and execution of a formal product marketing plans. Collaborating with market units, I&T, TCS, Communications, Strategic Portfolio Pricing and Sales OPS
  • Works collaboratively with operations, supply chain, procurement to ensure alignment
    • Responsible for long-term demand forecast of assigned categories
    • Partner with operations and supply chain in development of manufacturing strategy providing guidance regarding long term product line strategies
    • Provides business justification for capital expenditures and support operations PER development and approval
  • Provide strategic direction and build content with Corporate Communications on product communications including literature, advertisements, articles, social media content, advertisements, digital content, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical area i.e., biology, chemistry, materials science, engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in B2B marketing, B2B sales, Business Development in highly regulated markets with products requiring high degree of technical selling. Grounding in financial concepts such discounted payback, NPV, ROCE, working capital, etc.

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Sales and marketing background must be coupled with good technical understanding and knowledge of Bio-/Pharmaceutical market.
  • MBA or equivalent.
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute to Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety and quality policy at all times

 

Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel regionally and internationally a minimum of 35% of the time

 

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, speak in front of groups, express & exchange ideas and understand direction. 
  • Maintain the ability to work well with others in a variety of situations.
  • Able to multi-task, work under time constraints, problem solve, and prioritize.
  • Able to learn and apply new information or new skills.

 

Competencies/Authorities

  • Non-US only where required for certain levels

 

 

 

 

 

 

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to Apply.Accommodation@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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