Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Key Areas of Responsibility
Author and leverage marketing team to create key strategy documents: strategic plan, annual marketing plan, product launch plans, etc
Surface new or unexpressed customer needs, leading to product/program improvements
Coach team on the market positioning and strengths/weaknesses of key competitors
Drive segmentation and targeting methods to improve commercial efficiency
Develop pricing approach consistent with the marketing strategy and brand positioning
Accurately forecast resource needs
Supervise others in their use of data collection, analysis, and reporting tools
Demonstrate financial acumen
Lead a team of professionals: develop employees, which includes hiring, communicating company policies, coaching and counseling, administering performance appraisals, and enforcing company policies through appropriate disciplinary measures
Promote an environment that fosters personal growth and development
Hold self and team accountable to deliver high quality results with passion, energy, and drive to meet business priorities
Collaborate and influence others on cross-functional teams, advancing partnerships to achieve business objectives
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related discipline required
6+ years of work experience required
3+ years medical device or marketing/sales experience preferred
Excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects while delivering on established timelines
Ability to be persuasive in the absence of organizational authority
Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and policies
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.
Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.
Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK