Vascular Field Technologist- Houston at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas





Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives

Position Description:

This position acts as a field-based District liaison for inventory activities between Field Personnel, Customers and our internal support teams (Global Supply Chain, Distribution, Customer Care, Marketing and IT) while reporting directly into the US PVH Field Inventory Manager. This role is designed to learn the vascular business, through inventory management, clinical product knowledge and case coverage. This is an entry level role designed to self-develop into a future vascular clinical or sales representative.

Inventory Focus


  • Partner with field-based Clinical Service Managers, Clinical Specialists, Sales Reps and District Managers within the team to ensure the right product is in the right place at the right time.
  • Optimize return on invested inventory across the district. Reposition under-performing inventory to accounts with revenue growth opportunity.
  • Communicate and facilitate the execution of inventory management initiatives with sales and service teams. Serve as district expert for inventory-related processes. Partner with cross-functional partners and stakeholders to drive action appropriately.
  • Conduct cycle counts of inventory at customer accounts. Assist with resolving discrepant inventory levels.
  • Recommend and monitor inventory levels in alignment with customer segmentation and pricing & contracting strategies. Coordinate and execute Phase-In and Phase-Out activities for product launches.
  • Mitigate field inventory related expenses (scrap, obsolescence, and physical gain/loss).
  • Assist sales field or lead efforts in accounts to obtain signed Consignment Agreements (CA) and Inventory Schedules (IS).

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Promotes and supports Medtronic's Vascular products and services within an assigned geographic area and /or specific customer accounts to meet or exceed sales targets.
  • Responsible for developing, building, and strengthening long-term relationships with stakeholders including key decision makers, customers and their staff, and administrators that drive business and therapy adoption.
  • Responsible for pursuing leads, assessing needs, and providing product services to maximize the benefits derived from Medtronic's Vascular products and/or services to understand and confirm customer needs, effectively engages, and overcomes customer objections.
  • Promotes and establishes education of the company's products and/or services.
  • Conducts and/or evaluates market research including customers and competitor's activities.
  • Develops and/or implements market development plans/strategies and changes as needed.
  • Assesses customer needs and feedback regarding new products and/or modifications to existing products and communicates to internal stakeholders including R&D, Operations and Marketing.
  • Establishes effective relationships and collaborates with other departments (Marketing, Finance, HR, Sales Training, etc.) to address key business issues and opportunities.

Physical Job Requirements:

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile.The employee is also required to interact with a computer and communicate with peers and co-workers.
  • Ability to travel domestically over 50% by automobile, plane or other forms of transportation.
  • Lifting/carrying 20 pounds.
  • Sit/stand walk 6-8 hours day.
  • Operate moving vehicle.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and active vehicle insurance policy. In addition, your driving record will be reviewed and will be considered as part of your application.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelors degree required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience.

Nice to Have


  • Thorough working knowledge of medical terminology, medical procedures, and the medical device industry.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effectively build and maintain positive relationships with peers and colleagues across organizational levels.
  • Strong project management skills and experience coordinating programs.
  • Ability to coordinate/participate in numerous tasks/projects in a fast-paced environment in an organized manner while meeting deadlines.
  • Strong work ethic in accomplishing objectives of the position.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager, recruiter or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America).

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefits here .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here .

The base salary range is applicable across the United States, excluding Puerto Rico and specific locations in California. The offered rate complies with federal and local regulations and may vary based on factors such as experience, certification/education, market conditions, and location. Compensation and benefits information pertains solely to candidates hired within the United States (local market compensation and benefits will apply for others).





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