Job Number: 20017328

Location: Milpitas, CA

Date Posted: 8-14-2017

Job Title: Sr. Product Manager

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What Marketing Management contributes to Cardinal Health

Cordis Sr. Product Marketing Manager – Endovascular Devices

SUMMARY: Manage and develop marketing activities for Cordis products, and set direction for future products. Lead corporate and product-level branding effort by driving the execution, timing and follow-up of marketing and communications strategies and tracking of campaign results.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned on an individual basis:

  • Support activity for product launch plans, forecasts and marketing strategy
  • Gather customer requirements and support recommendations for existing and potential new products, as well as product enhancements
  • Interact with physicians, clinicians, sales force, and R&D staff regarding new products and product enhancements
  • Participate in R&D design process meetings
  • Develop sales training materials and tools for sales force
  • Participate in national and local tradeshow efforts including key messages, booth and promotional presence, major events, calendar, event logistics, and budget
  • Develop written content for customer focused communications.
  • Collect and analyze information on competitive product offerings, including features, pricing, and warranty parameters
  • Execute innovative marketing programs to drive revenue
  • Support sales of Cordis devices
  • Educate and train physicians, hospital personnel on technical matters related to Interventional devices
  • Provide regular updates to management regarding project status, as well as other critical issues which affect the attainment of project completion dates
  • Attend and support company activities at relevant scientific and technical meetings and conferences
  • Complete accurate and timely marketing documentation
  • Develop and implement procedures, files, records, and follow-up systems to ensure marketing processes are managed in a well-organized and timely manner
  • May research, monitor, or prepare semi-routine reports or analyses, summarize findings, and make recommendations, to solve administrative problems
  • Support company goals and objectives, policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, and FDA regulations


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or equivalent work experience. MBA preferred.
  • 5 - 8 years experience in related field, preferred.
  • 3+ years related experience in the medical device/pharmaceutical field, including 1+ years in endovascular product marketing
  • Willing to travel 30 to 40%
  • Ability to work independently, using good judgment, initiative and analytical abilities, to accomplish short and long-range projects, anticipate likely needs, and recommend actions with minimal direction
  • Ability to influence decision-making and action across the organization, and to influence others independent of reporting structure
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly ascertain technical aspects of product
  • Ability to work as a team member and to be very flexible, adaptable, and to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated and self-directed; conscientious approach to work assignments; enjoys the challenges of multitasking and working at a fast pace while staying flexible to shift tasks frequently
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills; ability to adapt to changing work priorities; and ability to maintain good working relationships while dealing appropriately with sensitive and confidential matters and with a wide variety of personal and telephone contacts
  • Requires above average reading, verbal, and written communications skills; proficiency in business English and grammar; good arithmetic skills and attention to detail to maintain records and process reports
  • Proficiency with PC-based office computers, including familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
  • Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
  • Projects may have significant and long-term impact
  • Provides solutions which may set precedent
  • Independently determines method for completion of new projects
  • Receives guidance on overall project objectives
  • Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Meet David

The most satisfying aspect of my work is when I can figure out a way to lower our product costs through cost analysis or find competitive advantages through market research that will help our sales teams. The best aspects of the environment are the teamwork and winning spirit that help drive the business forward.
David, Product/Market Senior Specialist