Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Accomplished medical device design professional with 10+ years of innovative experience in product development, additive manufacturing (3D Printing), project management, workflow analysis, and process improvement & implementation in a quality controlled, regulated medical device environment. 7 years of direct people leadership experience managing teams from 5 to 30 people evaluating group & individual performance, employee growth & development, and workforce satisfaction.

  • Process Development
  • Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Statistics
  • Problem Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Critical Thinking
  • Strong Communication
  • Dependability
  • Leadership
  • Detail Oriented
04/2016 to Current
Manager, Medical Device Design 3D Systems City, STATE,

Leader of the Medical Device Design Team overseeing responsibility for the design and development of patient-specific surgical guides and anatomical models for multiple different product lines. Direct supervision over 3 individual design teams of 10 members each. Worked cross-functionally with Personalized Healthcare Services (PHS) teams, quality, and manufacturing, to ensure on time delivery of our products to meet tight surgical deadlines. Collaborated with the Product Development Team planning and developing future products, design transfer, and successful implementation new product launches, customized surgical solutions, and distinct material types for our customers. Gathered and analyzed data from multiple sources to plan future resourcing needs, implement workflow improvements, reduce lead times, and improve the overall end-to-end customer experience.

Key Achievements:

  • Expanded our Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP) manufacturing capabilities through vigorous project planning, management, machine setup, and employee training for our oversees site in Leuven, Belgium.
  • Increased revenue by supporting and expanding our overall product portfolio through the introduction of new distinct product and material types for our customers.
  • Decreased operational costs through successful software validations by supporting the planning and implementation new tools, hardware, and workflows within the organization.
  • Successfully launched a new and versatile material for anatomical models performing the testing and development of custom build styles for large-scale stereolithography machines.
  • Spent 2+ years developing and advancing a guiJessicace solution that played a key role in one of the world’s first successful facial transplant surgeries, reducing operating times and drastically improving the results of the surgery and the patient.
08/2013 to 04/2016
Team Lead, VSP Guide Design 3D Systems City, STATE,

Leader of the Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP) Guide Design Team, overseeing the design of reconstructive and orthognathic surgical guides and models. Directly advised a group of 9 individuals on the design, quality, and manufacturing of custom patient-specific instruments to ensure our products met the needs of the customer and their surgical timelines.

Key Achievements:

  • Developed a digital planning solution and ear reconstruction guide set for microtia cases by working directly with surgeon groups to obtain functional usage feedback and reduce OR time.
  • Gained knowledge in dynamic coding languages to improve and optimized our File Maker queueing system to reduce communication gaps from planning to design teams and ease overall user experience.
  • Enhanced our employee training system by producing a series of visual specification drawing and workflow documentation that improved training and reduced miscommunications from team to team.
11/2010 to 08/2013
Biomedical Designer Medical Modeling City, STATE,

Worked on the Virtual Surgical Planning Team designing patient specific guides, models, and templates, to enhance and reduce the overall outcome and operating time for complex facial reconstructive surgeries. Operated stereolithography machines and oversaw scheduling of builds to meet tight surgical timelines making sure products were manufactured in time for shipping.

Key Achievements:

  • Gained detail knowledge of SLA additive manufacturing methods, stereolithography support structures and orientation best practices, and foundations of 3D Printing
  • Acquired expert-level experience utilizing Geomagic Freeform and Materialize Magics software
  • Obtained thorough understanding of boney anatomical structures referenced throughout facial reconstructive surgeries
01/2010 to 11/2010
Mechanical Draftsman Veeco Instruments City, STATE,

Prepared technical drawings, models, and assemblies using Solidworks, following ASME Y14.5 dimensioning standards. Assisted engineers with assembly and testing of new components on complex ion beam deposition systems. Created bill of materials, parts lists, and assembly instructions for new systems.

Key Achievements:

  • Delivered a complex sheet metal cover for one of Veeco’s leading deposition systems, taking place in design, prototyping, and manufacturing stages.
Education & Training
Expected in 05/2009
Associate of Applied Science: Architectural Engineering Technology
Front Range Community College - Fort Collins, CO,

Focused on design & engineering fundamentals within architecture and construction project management.

Expected in 05/2009
Associate of Applied Science: Computer Aided Drafting & Design
Front Range Community College - Fort Collins, CO,
Interests & Activities

Mounting Biking, Cycling, Skiing, Snowboarding, Golfing, Hiking, Guitar

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