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Staff Mechanical Engineer

Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Company Description At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: 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.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world 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 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 advance the world of minimally invasive care. Job Description
Primary Function of Position:

Contribute your mechanical engineering design and analysis skills to developing complex, precision equipment used to test, measure, and calibrate vision/optical products. These products include endoscopes, fiber optic light sources and near-eye displays. The developed equipment will be used in a manufacturing environment and needs to meet performance, safety, reliability, consistency and capacity requirements. Individuals in this role must demonstrate precision mechanical design experience and working within cross-functional teams to develop state of the art equipment.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • This position has responsibility and authority to:
  • Develop and continuously improve test and calibration equipment for image sensor, endoscope, laser, and LED optical systems.
  • Work closely with product development engineers and test software engineers to understand mechanical requirements, develop robust, reliable, and reproducible camera/sensor test and calibration equipment.
  • Work closely with process development engineers to understand mechanical requirements and develop accurate, robust, and reliable test equipment.
  • Development and improve test and calibration equipment used for "mid-volume" products including activities:
  • Design, specify, prototype, document, procure, assemble, qualify, implement, and improve test equipment mechanical components and equipment.
  • Documentation to include generating equipment specifications, validation protocols, assembly instructions, preventative maintenance, and calibration (PMC) in additional to CAD component and assembly drawings.
  • Analyze, debug and root cause measurement accuracy, reliability, repeatability, and reproducibility equipment issues.
  • Determine measurement system accuracy through application of metrology methods such as GUM uncertainty framework.
  • Evaluate and select suppliers for mechanical and electrical equipment components/subsystems.
Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:
  • Minimum BS in Mechanical Engineering required, MS preferred.
  • Minimum 12 years mechanical, equipment design engineering experience for a medium to high volume product.
  • New product introduction/development experience desirable.
  • Great attitude, eager, willing/able to take initiative, works well with others in team environment.
  • Strong analytical skills to understand, analyze and improve the accuracy, repeatability, and reliability of measurement equipment.
  • Communication and documentation skills must be excellent. CAD experience (Solidworks).
  • Use of Agile or similar lifecycle management tool.
  • Experience with development of precision test equipment in optics/lasers preferred.
  • Experience with manufacturing test & calibration for cameras in consumer electronics a plus.
  • Able to travel periodically to international suppliers. (Approximately 4 times per year)

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.

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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Shift : Day

Travel : 10% of the time

Posted: 2022-08-02 Expires: 2022-08-31
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