Principal Designer (Arthroplasty)

Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 52000 
Title: Principal Designer (Arthroplasty) 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Naples, FL





Main Objective:  Responsible for computer aided design and drafting support for the lifecycle development of medical devices, including new product development and maintenance of released products


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Generates mechanical models and drawings utilizing 3D computer aided design (CAD) programs, according to specifications determined by the engineer.
  2. Modifies existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations. 
  3. Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures.
  4. Reports progress and status of assignments on a timely basis.
  5. Supports regulatory, marketing, and product management with technical information as directed by the engineer.
  6. Coordinates with the engineer to support manufacturing vendors and provide processing improvements.
  7. Reviews and generates engineering change requests (CR) as required
  8. Assists engineers with portions of the design control activities



12 Years with B.S.

16 Years with A.S. or equivalent experience.



  • Proficiency in designing products using a 3D-CAD program such as ProEngineer and Solidworks software required.
  • Knowledge of MS Office required.
  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Advanced knowledge of surgical equipment and instrumentation
  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical testing equipment
  • Ability to support manufacturing vendors to provide processing improvements and clarify device specifications.



Regularly contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.  Considered expert in field within the organization.


Reasoning Ability

Develops solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation.  Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.



Work is performed without appreciable direction.  Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Naples

Job Segment: CAD, Drafting, Medical Device, Testing, Instrumentation, Engineering, Healthcare, Technology