Oct 06, 2021

Global Product Manager

  • HealthStream, Inc
  • Morrisville, NC, USA

✍🏾Job Description

Overview: FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of unrivaled diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions that meet the evolving needs of healthcare facilities today and into the future. Medical imaging solutions span digital radiography (DR), detectors, portables and suites, mammography systems with digital breast tomosynthesis, computed tomography solutions for oncology and radiology applications, as well as technologically advanced flexible and surgical endoscopy solutions. Fujifilm enables interoperability through its Systems Integration offering as well as its comprehensive, AI-supported Synapse Enterprise Imaging portfolio, which includes the TeraMedica Division of Fujifilm. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts. For more information please visit www.fujifilmhealthcare.com. External US: Job PurposeMember of the FMIS Solution and Product Planning team managing various aspects of product development and commercialization for the Fujifilm Medical IT portfolio. The Global Product Manager (GPM) is responsible for developing product plans, acting as a Product Owner (PO) and coordinating relevant departments (stakeholders) to execute the plans and meet the plans objectives. The GPM reports to the Manager, Product Planning and is able to fill in and provide direction to the team as necessary in the absence of the Manager and or LPO.Key Areas of Responsibility include, but are not limited to:Creation of:Project ChartersMarket Requirements Definition (MRD)Product Requirements Definition (PRD), as appropriateUser Story, Use Case Scenarios and Use Case support documentationUser Interface and Serviceability expertiseBeta Site ManagementIndustry Representation on various panels and organizationsDuties and ResponsibilitiesGeneral tasks include:For Imaging product development and enhancements, the SPM will define product requirements in development engineering terms that can be implemented and tested. The PM will typically play the role as Product Owner.PO Responsibilities include:Representing the voice of the customer.Understanding and delivering on ROI. Managing business stakeholders.Maintaining constant communication with the team.Making rapid tactical development decisions if they impact functionality or usability.Participating in technical release planning.Writing Use Cases and User Stories.Maintaining the product backlog.Participating in Sprint/Macro review meetings and providing feedback to the team.Monitoring progress and making constant adjustments based on larger strategic objectives.Ability to manage the PO team and provide direction in the absence of the Manager and or LPO.Work with the various Business Units , QA/RA, and FMIS stakeholders to develop Product Release schedules and a five (5) year product roadmap. Propose product plan with feature/timing commitment and secure approval from appropriate channels. Communicate the approved plan to the regions. Help with business communications to facilitate regional BU sales plans for the proposed product plan.Collect product requirements from the US, Japan, and Europe region stakeholders (e.g., Customers, Marketing, Sales, Service, Integration, etc.) to acquire a global perspective. Prioritize the product requirements and select those requirements that will be implemented in future releases.Explore new product areas with the Strategic Business Planning team and help create business plan(s). Review new products and/or software release plan(s) with System Engineering and Development Engineering teams to develop business proposal(s) and execution plan(s). Create a five (5) year product roadmap.Manage the product release to the regional BU(s) and Regional Product Marketing team(s).Coordinate with QA/RA during the Design Transfer process. Support RA with CAPA actions. If PMA action is required.As Global Solution and Product member, Support International Trades Shows.Monitor and analyze product and/or software release deployment. As necessary, manage actions by the MNC-US and/or regional business and service support teams.Define product life cycle and propose discontinuation at product end-of lifeAs needed, develop and produce presentation and marketing materials.Ensure that FMSU policies and procedures are followed.Comply with all applicable U.S. Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) medical device regulatory requirements, applicable ISO 13485 standard requirements and all other applicable laws, regulations and standards.QualificationsBS degree in a Medical Imaging discipline. MS desired.At least three years experience as a product manager for Medical IT and/or Imaging products, with at least 1-2 years direct experience as a Product Manager within FMISStrong understanding of clinical departments and workflow, emphasis on imaging.Lead the management of IT projects and products and experience coordinating multiple software releases and implementations in parallel.Proven track record working with Marketing, Business Development, Engineering/QA, and Regulatory Affairs.Competitive knowledge of Medical IT and Imaging products.Experience developing and launching service related products to improve the efficiency of product delivery and maintenance.Experienced integrating products with 3rd party vendors.Team player and leader with excellent relationship building, mediation, and conflict resolution.Experience with pricing and cost tracking.Strong computer skills and understanding of MS hardware and software environments and MS Applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project)Excellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to Travel on Company business independently approx. 6 times per year.Physical RequirementsThe position requires the ability to perform the following physical demands and/or have the listed capabilities.The ability to sit up 75-100% of applicable work time.The ability to use your hands and fingers to feel and manipulate items, including keyboards, up to 100% of applicable work time.The ability to stand, talk, and hear for 75% of applicable work time.The ability to lift and carry up to ten pounds up to 20% of applicable work time.Close Vision: The ability to see clearly at twenty inches or less.TRAVEL:Regular (up to 50%) travel may be required based on business need.