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Who we are

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we – through our core business brands Phonak, Unitron, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova – develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

Valencia (CA), United States

Product Manager

Covid Protocol:

Upholding the company values is extremely important to Sonova, we take the health and safety of our employees, patients, customers and their families very seriously. To that end, we have concluded that the best way to ensure the safety of these individuals is to mandate that all of our newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, when considering whether to apply for this position, please know that in order to become employed by Sonova (if otherwise eligible), you must provide satisfactory proof, such as a vaccine card or other documentation, that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. You will not be required to provide this proof unless and until you receive a formal job offer from Sonova. Please also know that Sonova will provide accommodations to qualified individuals who cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccination because of a sincerely held religious belief or due to a medical issue or pregnancy.

 

What you’ll do:
 

Develop and execute product obsolescence plans.

Collaborate with Sales Force to create and maintain product forecast plans.

Monitor market demand for product.

Develop global pricing programs for products. Modify as product lifecycle progresses and new markets are accessed.

Create programs & policies for products, including exchange/upgrades & warranties prior to launch, and as needed including full financial impact analysis. Gain cross-functional approvals.

Develop and execute downstream marketing activities against marketing plans for all products.

Collaborate with MarCom to initiate, develop and execute marketing communications plan to support assigned products, including supporting assigned product launches and throughout the product lifecycle. Develop communication tools such as collateral, web, advertising, etc. to support assigned products.

Initiate analysis of competitive information, & collaborate to develop sales & marketing strategies and responses to competitive product launches.

Assist in development & execution of product launches by driving the creation of market research, branding & market segmentation studies to support creation of long range roadmap.

Partner with Corporate Marketing to develop marketing communications and promotional strategies and tactics designed to emphasize product benefits, positioning and overall branding.

Measure and tune product marketing programs to ensure alignment with corporate goals.

 

What you bring to the team:

Must have exceptional leadership, negotiation, & interpersonal skills, particularly in working effectively as a member of a team.

Must be able to work in a fast paced environment & foster constructive relationships with internal/external customers.

Must have excellent written, verbal, analytical & presentation skills.

Must have excellent communication skills, including the ability to listen to clinical & customer needs, prioritize needs/requirements & communicate them to cross-functional teams. Must demonstrate the capacity for patient and physician empathy and understanding.  Must have effective time management skills; availability to work some weekends and ability to manage a moderate travel.


Experience:
 

Must have minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a medical related, preferable implantable medical device, industry in a product management or marketing position with product launch experience.

Field sales experience a plus.

 

Our offer:

  • Exciting and challenging work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Training and development opportunities – we believe every employee deserves a development plan. Come, learn, and grow with us!

 

Don't meet all the criteria?  If you’re willing to go all in and learn we'd love to hear from you! 

 

We love to work with great people and strongly believe that a diverse team makes us better.  We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be kept confidential. Sonova is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Director, Human Resources.

 

 

 

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.