Surgical Planner II

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 46821 
Title: Surgical Planner II 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: INC- Naples, FL (US08) 





Main Objective:  Responsible for computer aided design to critically analyze patient anatomy and generate pre-operative surgical plans for optimal instrument and subsequent implant placement for the Arthrex VIP (Virtual Implant Positioning) system. Support of 

New product development and maintenance of released products and systems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for receiving incoming patient CT Scans, documenting specific information, and processing CT scan data in 3D CAD software to create optimal implant assemblies “preoperative plans” for physician approval.
  2. Once physician approval has been achieved use CAD software to assemble and calibrate instruments to determine pre-operative plan and calibration requirements.
  3. Work in a team environment to efficiently process orders in time for surgery.
  4. Communicate with account managers and surgeons regarding anatomical landmark, implant and Instrument placement.
  5. Work with 3D CAD software for quality control and product creation purposes.
  6. Work with 3D printing technologies to create, and ship, 3D printed anatomical models upon physician request.
  7. Perform Quality Control procedures to ensure conformance.
  8. Reports progress and status of assignments on a timely basis.
  9. Supports regulatory, marketing, and product management with technical information as directed.
  10. Coordinates with in-house manufacturing and 3D printing vendors to provide processing data and improvements.


Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.



  • Frequent use and general knowledge of CAD techniques, and standards.  (SolidWorks, Mimics, Orthovis).
  • General application of concepts and principles for surgical procedures and instrumentation.


Education/ Experience

High School diploma or equivalent required.

3 years relevant experience required.

Bachelors degree preferred.



  • Proficiency in designing products using a 3D-CAD program such as SolidWorks, Mimics or Orthovis.
  • Knowledge of MS Office required.
  • Knowledge of 3D Additive manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of surgical equipment and instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of mechanical testing and inspection equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic musculoskeletal anatomy.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Solves problems following established policies and procedures. Refers to policies and practices for guidance.


Discretion / Latitude

Works under very general supervision.  Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy. 




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, Instrumentation, Surgery, Product Development, Engineering, Healthcare, Research