Inspire and Commit to Each Other

Our personal integrity, trust of our colleagues, and dedication to our work creates an environment of respect and excellence throughout Ameda®.

This Ameda Core Value leads to a team-oriented culture where all are challenged to think beyond the obvious. If you have a desire to learn, grow and innovate, you can find purpose and satisfaction with us. At Ameda, you can make a contribution to an industry dedicated to improving the lives of mothers and babies.

There is no typical day at Ameda. Our market and our customers are always changing. This results in a highly stimulating atmosphere, where each employee can flourish based on his or her area of expertise.

Ameda is committed to creating opportunities for qualified, enthusiastic employees who want to broaden their skills. Our growth makes it possible to offer a spectrum of development options. We are interested in learning more about you. Resumes can be sent to Recruiting@ameda.com.

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Current Opportunities

Sales Specialist – Seattle/Portland

We are seeking an experienced Sales Specialist - Seattle/Portland.

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Sales Specialist - Seattle/Portland

General Responsibilities:

The Ameda Sales Specialist is responsible for creating a preference for Ameda Breastfeeding products and the company, to promote the sale of Ameda products and to provide education to clinicians. In addition, the Sales Specialist is responsible for maintaining Ameda ethical and professional selling standards.

Examples of Typical Activities:

  • Educate lactation consultants on concepts and protocols.
  • Manage a complex sale through hospital decision making procedures.
  • Prepare for sales calls by setting agendas and defining outcomes.
  • Analyze market data and develop strategic plans to grow sales within territory.
  • Coordinate selling and conversion efforts with Ameda counterparts in any given target account.
  • Maintain call frequency to support account conversion and account service needs.
  • Educate customers on the benefits of Ameda products compared to competitive offerings.
  • Develop and present clinical and financial proposals to hospital staff.
  • Conduct multiple shift in-service programs as needed to ensure effective product adoption and utilization.
  • Maintain close communications with Region Managers through monthly update and regular contact by telephone and e-mail.
  • Develop account specific sales plan with regional sales team counterparts.
  • Assist corporate staff who are traveling in the field.
  • Collaborate with Marketing.
  • Provide competitive information.

Required Experience

  • BS Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in sales
  • Experience in medical products; clinical background preferred.

Required Technical Competencies

  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
    • Proficient computer skills
    • MS Office Suite
    • Experience with CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software such as salesforce.com
  • Formal Presentation Skills
  • Clinical Sales Knowledge
    • Clinical knowledge
    • Demonstrated ability to learn Ameda products/marketplace
    • Ability to travel domestically (approximately 50% of the time. Minimal overnights.)

Required Behavioral Competencies

  • Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Builds Partnerships - Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
  • Initiates Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Manages Work - Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Quality Orientation – Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
  • Risk Taking – Initiating action that tries to achieve a recognized benefit or advantage when potential negative consequences are understood.

Marketing Director

We are seeking an experienced Director of Digital Marketing and Marketing Communications. 

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Director, Digital Marketing and Marketing Communications

General Responsibilities:

Since 1942, Ameda, Inc. has been dedicated to helping moms and babies breastfeed successfully. The Director, Social Media and MarComm’s mission is to invigorate Ameda’s digital experience for customers and strengthen the brand’s digital presence. This includes strategies to drive purchasing behavior through the use of all available digital techniques, including emerging platforms and technologies. Ameda’s goal is to be where a millennial mom searches for content and information.

The Director, Social Media and MarComm will focus this area of the marketing team on the key business metrics including revenue, profit, demand, traffic, site conversion, retention, and engagement.

Key Objectives:

  • Create and effectively implement a customer-centric digital strategy with a focus on analytics
  • Design new/improved digital customer experiences and develop digital customer engagement strategies to enhance our online presence leading to new referrals
  • Lead the organization in organic/earned traffic to Ameda.com through content creation, key-word analysis and site development
  • Lead the thinking for continued mobile platform development: website content, ecommerce, partnership and community development, consumer research, marketing, and website technology
  • Drive purchasing behavior through the use of digital techniques including paid digital media, social media, blogs, e-commerce, and emerging platforms and technologies; building a “best customer” program that enables consumers to become passionate brand advocates, while also driving referrals to DME partners and Ameda
  • Shape social media, advertising, and other digital campaigns
  • Create and oversee execution of content strategies that tell a consistent and compelling story by improving brand awareness, recognition, favorability and growth objectives across key audiences
  • Utilizes data to link digital, direct, DME and ACA channels for a more complete view of customer activity
  • Grow and upgrade organizational capability in the digital

Required Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business or Life Science. MBA preferred.
Minimum 5 years at Director Level

Required Technical Competencies

  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong business acumen with a customer centric perspective.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across all levels of management.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills.
  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • Working medical terminology knowledge or breastfeeding industry experience preferred.

Required Behavioral Competencies

  • Contract Manufacturing production planning experience
  • Medical device purchasing and sourcing experiences
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Project Management Skills – ability to follow project plans and meet key milestones
  • Demonstrated Negotiation Skills – ability to develop and execute a negotiation strategy
  • Strong working knowledget in ERP and MRP software
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

Required Behavioral Competencies

  • Adaptability – Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.
  • Building Strategic Working Relationships – Develops and uses collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Initiates Action – Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; takes actions to achieve goals beyond what is required; is proactive.
  • Contributes to Team Success – Actively participates as the lead of a team to move members toward the completion of goals.
  • Managing Work – Effectively manages one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Quality Orientation – Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved. Shows concern for all aspects of the job. Accurately checks processes and tasks.

Product Manager

We are seeking an experienced Marketing Product Manager. 

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Product Manager

General Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for serving as a key contributor of the overall commercial effort for the Institutional portfolio including leading; product launches and ongoing product management, supporting market development activities, and collaborating with global sales/marketing and other cross functional teams on various initiatives. The incumbent will also have experience in integrating key acquisitions into the product portfolio.

Examples of Typical Activities:

  • Builds and executes strategic and tactical marketing plans for his/her assigned product line
  • Leads development of marketing materials, product literature, and any other collateral material required to support marketing strategies for key customer, and channel partners
  • Develops sales enablement tools and works with sales team to ensure marketing programs, tactics and strategies are executed effectively
  • Proven ability to effectively position and message product and develop strong sales support to drive product adoption.
  • Demonstrated ability to work creatively amidst competing priorities to develop high-impact sales programs on-time and within budget, to support overall marketing strategies and business objectives
  • Supports post market study analyses, market strategy and field dissemination of data and key messages
  • Participates on planning teams and serves as subject matter expert for other internal and external meetings such as annual sales meetings and customer users’ meetings
  • Collaborates with marketing colleagues on integrated marketing business plan deliverables for assigned programs
  • Drives market development activities through establishment of best practices and development of tools to raise awareness of the benefits of assigned product(s)/product lines
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments 
  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors

Required Experience
BS Degree required; a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience within the medical device industry.

Required Technical Competencies

  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Office

Required Behavioral Competencies

  • Experience interacting with a sales force and leading commercial strategy and execution
  • Developed leadership skills/experience, including the ability to map task interdependencies, prioritize such tasks, and develop, monitor and live within budgets as well as the demonstrated ability to forecast major milestones
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed business environment
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail

Supply Chain Planner

We are seeking an experienced Supply Chain Planner.

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Supply Chain Planner

General Responsibilities:

We are seeking an experienced Supply Chain Planner responsible for the Sales and Operations Planning across Ameda’s Global supply chain. This position is responsible for managing the execution of our contract manufacturing partners to produce product supporting our sales plan. The goal of the Supply Chain Planner is to improve service quality and reduce total costs across the supply chain. The Supply Chain Planner is required to work interactively with the business teams to support short and long term product strategies. The Supply Chain Planner is responsible to maintain supplier relationships and validate requirements are achieved in the areas of quality, cost and responsiveness to the company’s strategic goals. Limited International and Domestic travel will be required in this position.

Typical Activities:

  • Overall supply chain responsibility for assigned product lines from demand/supply planning, production planning, inventory management, and distribution (including warehousing and logistic for domestic and international business)
  • Leading the Sales and Operations Planning process globally
  • Maintaining Global forecasts within our ERP system
  • Develop and monitor Master Planning schedules
  • Manage and execute supply strategies for business units
  • Participate on new product development teams to execute successful product launches
  • Weekly and monthly reporting on service levels, working capital and Master Planning schedule compliance
  • Support and manage additional IT integration activities as required
  • Continually identify and execute quality and cost savings across the Supply Chain
  • Communicate with Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers in North America, Europe, and Asia
  • Support Sales growth initiatives by monitoring manufacturing capacities
  • Lead Operations through product and service quality issues as they arise

Required Experience
Bachelor’s Degree required plus minimum of 3 – 5 yrs of Master Planning experience with contract manufacturing in a fast paced consumer product business.

Required Technical Competencies

  • Contract Manufacturing production planning experience
  • Medical device purchasing and sourcing experiences
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Project Management Skills – ability to follow project plans and meet key milestones
  • Demonstrated Negotiation Skills – ability to develop and execute a negotiation strategy
  • Strong working knowledget in ERP and MRP software
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

Required Behavioral Competencies

  • Contract Manufacturing production planning experience
  • Medical device purchasing and sourcing experiences
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Project Management Skills – ability to follow project plans and meet key milestones
  • Demonstrated Negotiation Skills – ability to develop and execute a negotiation strategy
  • Strong working knowledget in ERP and MRP software
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

Required Behavioral Competencies

  • Quality Orientation - Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checks processes and tasks; is watchful over a period of time.
  • Builds Strategic Working Relationships - Develops and uses collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Facilitates Change - Encourages others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities; facilitating the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.
  • Manages Work - Effectively manages one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; compares data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Initiates Action – Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required; is proactive.
  • Contributes to Team Success - Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.

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We are interested in learning more about you. Resumes can be sent to Recruiting@ameda.com

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