Stryker Product Associate in Portage, Michigan

Job Description:

Coordinates and manages sales support through the education of the sales team on the current product portfolio, problem solving, tool development and projects as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides support to marketing managers in the development and sales support of one or more marketing segments.

  • Helps to coordinate and develop marketing tools, assists with trade shows, literature development, presentations and publicity.

  • Provides sales support to account managers with regard to fact finding, information gathering, assistance in proposal development, customer site visits, customer sales calls.

  • Collect, analyze and maintain an up-to-date library of competitive product information.

  • Provide input on new product development.

  • Provide sales training on assigned products, as required.

  • Participate in customer visits as requested.

  • Participate in the pursuit of new business opportunities and new markets, as necessary.

  • Coordinate orders with customer service.

  • Provide unparalleled sales support by answering questions/resolving account manager/customer questions.

  • Provide sales force with competitive and technical data on a timely basis.

  • Accountable for all record keeping as appropriate and in accordance with Stryker specifications.

  • Other general and specified duties may be assigned, consistent with the company’s goals, objectives and interests.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Business or related field.

  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated written and oral communications skills including ability to speak effectively in front of large groups of people.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.

  • Strong word processing and spreadsheet skills are essential, as are experience in project management.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com