Under the direction of a project leader or graphic designer, responsible for creating and revising solid models and detail drawings using 3-Dimensional modeling tools. Responsible for the integrity of the computer-graphic products, process model databases, architectural prints, or factory layouts. These models must be suitable for internal concurrent manufacture, CAE evaluation, CMM data extraction, vendor translation, or architectural/mechanical reference.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Works simultaneously with all cross-functional engineers to create complex 3D surfaced or solid models of orthopedic devices. -OR- Create and maintain detailed drawings of mechanical systems, factory layouts, or architectural prints.
Creates 2D specifications linked directly to the 3D model, with attention to company drafting standards.
Develops casting, forging, and any other process models and drawings in partnership with process engineers and CNC programmers.
Evaluates device designs using anatomic data.
Creates various 2D and 3D deliverables for product managers and marketing communications.
Performs complex 3D tolerance analysis ensuring proper fit and function.
Manages a portion of the graphics maintenance workload.
Complies with existing procedures and standards per the Quality Systems Regulations.
Expected Areas of Competence
Demonstrated computer graphics skills applicable to product design
Familiar with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), capable of applying GD&T callouts to drawings per ASME Y14.5, in cooperation with an engineer
Product design innovation
Adapts quickly to new technologies
Ability to balance special assignments and maintenance responsibilities amidst the typical workload
Capable of modifying existing Unigraphics models and drawings
Translates design requirements into CAD deliverables at the direction of an engineer
A two-year technical degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.