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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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At Intuitive, we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique. As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare's complex challenges. We believe a great idea can come from anywhere-inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and diverse experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and strive to achieve their highest potential. Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's help to advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Primary Function of Position:

Contribute your technical manufacturing, design, and project management skills to a dynamic development team creating precision instruments and accessories for minimally invasive robotic surgery. This position will focus on meeting manufacturing operations and product safety, reliability, and performance goals for these products. Individuals in this role must demonstrate strong mechanical design capabilities and be able to deliver consistent improvements for production accessories. Individuals in this role are responsible to develop and launch new product introductions.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain, and improve efficient "mid to high volume' manufacturing assembly lines including:
    • Specify, document, procure, qualify, implement, and improve fixtures, hand tools and manufacturing equipment.
    • Workplace and process flow development.
    • Determine and incorporate critical feature inspection and test checkpoints into process.
    • Develop and validate robust assembly and manufacturing processes
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects with respect to first pass yield, cycle time reduction, product reliability, and cost reduction.
  • Take responsibility for developing and maintaining compliance with the quality system.
  • Evaluate and select suppliers for mechanical parts and assemblies. Help resolve supplier quality and delivery issues.
  • Provide design engineers with Design for Manufacturability and Design for Reliability input to ensure consistency/commonality among hardware and standard part selections across product/sub-assembly lines.
  • Launch new manual and automation processes to production.

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:
  • Minimum BSME required, MSME preferred (similar engineering fields will be considered.)
  • Minimum 3+ years' mechanical or manufacturing engineering experience with Mid/high volume surgical products preferred.
  • New product introduction/development desirable. Robotics and automation knowledge a plus.
  • Experience with high volume automated assembly and plastic forming and joining processes (injection molding, transfer molding, and ultrasonic welding) a plus.
  • Great attitude, eager, willing/able to take initiative, works well with others in team environment.
  • Able to make continuous, incremental improvements to existing designs.
  • Experienced in ISO9001/13485, or medical device manufacturing environment.
  • CAD experience preferred (SolidWorks).
  • Able to travel periodically (Mexico facility, suppliers) and occasional weekend shift support.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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