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Abbott Product Manager in Santa Clara, California

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Position Summary

Responsible for the development of specific marketing plans and the tactical execution of activities for specific market segments or products to establish, enhance or distinguish placement within the competitive arena.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing, recommending and implementing sales and marketing programs and materials.

  • Understand relative priorities for the development of new products and product enhancements by defining customer needs and working with internal customers.

  • Understand strategic and financial implications of project(s) / product(s) on the overall budget.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of customer needs and industry dynamics to assigned product(s) / project(s).

  • Participate on cross-functional teams in support of organizational goals.

  • Travel up to 20% of the time primarily domestically by any means necessary to support organizational goals.

  • Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System.

Accountability/Scope/Budget from Legacy System

This field includes Accountability/Scope/Budget information imported from Legacy System.

Position is responsible to manage single project or participates on portions of multiple projects; understands concepts and applies these concepts practically with reasonable effectiveness; may function independently according to the task but is still given significant direction.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree with at least 4 years’ experience, with at least two years’ experience in marketing or product management, or an MBA with 3 years of related experience. Previous experience in IVD, Medical Devices or a related health care industry is preferred. Candidate / incumbent should possess the following: - understanding of the technology and capabilities of the Division's products; - understanding of market and customer dynamics; - understanding of sales processes; - knowledge of regulations and standards affecting medical devices/diagnostics; - ability to work independently and in groups; ability to work cross-functionally; - ability to apply analytical thinking, problem-solving skills and critical-thinking skills; - ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications, whether verbal, written or in presentations; - ability and aptitude to use various types of databases and other computer software; - ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships; display socially and professionally appropriate behavior.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email