CAD Specialist

Job Summary:

The CAD Specialist will be responsible for designing and reviewing patient-specific implants and surgical instruments using various software packages while ensuring ConforMIS quality standards.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong, internal working relationships across ConforMIS.
  • Understand the objectives, responsibilities, and mission of the CAD department and works towards those goals.
  • Prioritize and plan work activities; adapt for changing conditions.
  • Generate 3D models from diagnostic CT images and use commercial and research software to design patient specific implants and surgical instruments.
  • Work independently to achieve departmental and personal goals.
  • Manage and meet workload expectations effectively and efficiently.
  • Maintain effective working relationships and communication with departmental and other corporate staff.
  • Works within CAD Department to facilitate and implement new designs, engineering changes, and software development for CAD processes.
  • Perform tasks under the company FDA and ISO-conforming quality system.
  • Execute paperwork and ConforMIS Information System functions as necessary for each implant.
  • Acknowledge and participate in research programs, quality assurance and quality improvement projects carried on in the company.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience using 3D CAD modeling software, SolidWorks is preferred.
  • An Associate’s Degree in an Engineering Technology field or equivalent education or job experience.

Skills, Abilities, and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work accurately in a fast-paced, hectic, ever-changing environment with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor own work to ensure quality, accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and time-management skills.
  • Able to self-motivate and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility and willingness to adapt to diverse roles as a member of the corporate team.
  • Must be aware of hazards within the company; adhere to safety standards established by FDA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Able to work in changing environments (reduced lighting, increased noise, temperature variances, unpleasant odors, etc.).
  • Willingness to learn needed skills on the job in order to enhance performance.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • ConforMIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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