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Supplier Engineer

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En Intuitive, estamos unidos detrás de nuestra misión: creemos que la atención mínimamente invasiva es la atención que mejora la vida. Mediante la inventiva y la tecnología inteligente, ampliamos el potencial de los médicos para curar sin limitaciones.

Como pioneros y líderes del mercado en cirugía robótica, nos esforzamos por fomentar un equipo inclusivo y diverso, comprometido con marcar la diferencia. Durante más de 25 años, hemos trabajado con hospitales y equipos de atención de todo el mundo para ayudar a resolver algunos de los desafíos más difíciles de la atención médica y avanzar en lo que es posible.

Intuitive se ha construido gracias a los esfuerzos de grandes personas de diversos orígenes. Creemos que las grandes ideas pueden provenir de cualquier lugar: nos esforzamos por fomentar una cultura inclusiva basada en la diversidad de pensamientos y en el respeto mutuo. Lideramos con inclusión y capacitamos a los miembros de nuestro equipo para que trabajen de la mejor manera y manifiesten su auténtica personalidad.

Las personas apasionadas que quieren marcar la diferencia impulsan nuestra cultura: los miembros de nuestro equipo se basan en la integridad, tienen una sólida capacidad para aprender, la energía para hacer las cosas, y aportan experiencias diversas del mundo real para ayudarnos a pensar de nuevas maneras. Invertimos activamente en los miembros de nuestro equipo para apoyar su crecimiento a largo plazo y así poder continuar avanzando en nuestra misión y alcanzar su máximo potencial.

Únase a un equipo comprometido a dar grandes pasos hacia delante para una comunidad global de profesionales de atención médica y sus pacientes. Juntos, avancemos en el mundo de la atención mínimamente invasiva.

Job Description

Primary Function of Position:

This role is the Mexicali based Supplier Engineering support for sustaining activities for Core Instruments & Accessories, reporting directly to Manufacturing Engineering Sr. Manager with dotted line to Supplier Engineering Manager at SV. The role will interface directly with our external Suppliers, Internal purchasing, Manufacturing and Quality teams working along with SV Supplier Engineering to solve issues occurring in the Mexicali plant.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Lead Mexicali based VR activities and reporting to reduce quantity and improve aging, including identifying changes to specifications and drawings for review and implementation by SV Supplier Engineering.
  • Lead Mexicali based activities to eliminate recurrent VRs including route cause investigation.
  • Provide VR reporting for monthly quality review.
  • Provide local SE support to key suppliers for day-to-day issue resolution, including chronic component shortage issues
  • Avoid line stoppage due to lack of raw material, avoid LINE DOWN".
  • Support SV projects to improve supply base business and manufacturing process performance to meet Intuitive Surgical’s requirements for supplier excellence using a collection of best practices in project management, Six Sigma, Lean, SPC and negotiation.
  • Support SV led supplier change management projects.
  • Effectively prioritize and advance multiple concurrent projects and tasks.
  • Clearly communicate project status to key stakeholders internally and in our supply chain.

Qualifications

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

  • BS degree in Engineering or equivalent, advanced degree preferred
  • 3+ years related experience in Supplier Quality, Supplier Development, or related field
  • Lead VR's (Variance Request) experience mandatory
  • Experience in disposition of rejected material, whether to do SCRAP, Conform, Return to vendor, etc,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English and Spanish)
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills a plus
  • Outstanding analytical skills along with good judgment
  • Demonstrable knowledge of a range of manufacturing processes including understanding of key input variables for quality, cost and capacity
  • Strong handing SCAR resolutions thru 8D/CAPA methodology
  • Knowledge of 21 CFR part 820 and ISO 13485 is a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office  and ERP Information Systems, preferably SAP
  • Experience in a high-volume medical device company is a plus
  • Ability to travel to suppliers on an as needed basis – domestic and international

Additional Information

Intuitive es un empleador que brinda igualdad de oportunidades de empleo. Proporcionamos igualdad de oportunidades de empleo a todos los solicitantes y empleados cualificados, y prohibimos cualquier tipo de discriminación y acoso, independientemente de su raza, sexo, condición de embarazo, orientación sexual, identidad de género, origen nacional, color, edad, religión, condición de veterano protegido o de discapacidad, información genética o cualquier otra condición protegida por las leyes federales, estatales o locales aplicables.

Shift: Day
Travel: 25% of the time

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