VIP Product Developer I

Date: May 10, 2023

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 58046 
Title: VIP Product Developer I 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Naples, FL








Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for a VIP Product Developer. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better.


Main Objective:  The VIP Product Developer will support all Preoperative planning Development and Research needs including those outside the Arthroplasty Team.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages VIP Development and Digital Research projects.
  • Maintains a leading edge understanding of the orthopedic industry, customers, and competitors to find new and novel opportunities to grow the business and reduce cost.
  • Assesses new technology and new product ideas for technical and economic feasibility.
  • Evaluates and develops improved techniques for the control of product development activities. 
  • Evaluates potential software solutions to further aid in preoperative planning or development needs.
  • Work closely with Product Management teams in ascertaining development needs.
  • Provides Regulatory department technical support for projects as needed.
  • Supports Marketing and Product Management with technical information to be used for training and marketing of assigned products.
  • Supports Orthopedic Research Department by providing technical expertise and knowledge as needed.
  • Maintain a leading edge understanding in anatomical analysis, and preoperative planning technology.
  • Develop novel preoperative planning methods or processes by utilizing leading edge software to analyze critical anatomy and deliver technical support documentation as required.
  • Develop novel transfer device designs for the translation of preoperative plans by using a combination approach of anatomical analysis, landmark analysis, 3D CAD design, and other applicative methods.
  • Supports Engineering in development of novel methods for the design of patient specific implants and transfer devices based on patient medical data.
  • Aid in the evaluation of both preoperative planning methods and devices in either a virtual setting, or with cadaver specimens, and determination of design input requirements.
  • Gather surgeon and Product Management feedback on preoperative planning and transfer device designs.
  • Reports progress and status of projects monthly with emphasis on reporting results to direct supervisor and when required senior management.
  • Work in a collaborative team environment to develop cutting edge solutions for future preoperative planning needs.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree required, preferably in Engineering, Biological Sciences, or another applicable Scientific field.
  • Basic CAD skills with knowledge of programs such as: Solidworks, Simpleware, Materialise Innovation Suite (Mimics, 3-matic, Magics), AutoCAD, Geomagics, etc.
  • Basic level knowledge and understanding of the utilization of medical imaging data (e.g., CT scans, X-Ray, etc.) for any applicable need.
  • Basic level knowledge of the utilization of digital anatomy for analytical, design, or treatment.
  • Previous experience in medical device design or medical practice is highly preferred.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of joint anatomy and physiology, along with surgical techniques used to treat them.
  • Ability to quickly learn anatomy and techniques as the need arises.
  • Sound understanding of analytical principles such as statistics, spatial analysis, statistical shape modeling, etc.
  • Proficiency in utilizing medical imaging to produce 3D model for analysis or design use.
  • Proficiency in identification of anatomical landmarks or features necessary for precise analysis and transfer.
  • Proficiency in understanding deviations in pathological anatomy from baseline anatomy
  • Proficiency in designing products using 3D-CAD programs (Solidworks, Mimics, etc.).
  • Technical knowledge in development methodologies, design, and project implementation.
  • Knowledge of orthopedic surgery principles, theories, and products.
  • Proficiency in assessing the value of new product ideas based on technical and financial merits.



Arthrex 2023 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Medical Clinics
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)



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

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