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Mechanical Engineer Vision Equipment

  • Santa Clara, CA, United States
  • Not Remote
  • Engineering
  • JOB7400

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.

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Job Description

Primary Function of Position

As Mechanical Engineer in the Vision Equipment team you will use your mechanical engineering design and analysis skills to design, develop and deploy equipment to test, measure, and calibrate vision/optical imaging products. These products include endoscopes, fiber optic light sources and near-eye displays. Equipment will be used in a production manufacturing environment and needs to meet performance, safety, ergonomics, reliability, consistency, and capacity requirements. Individuals in this role shall demonstrate precision mechanical design skills and work within cross-functional teams to develop custom optical & imaging test equipment.

Essential Job Duties

  • Develop and continuously improve test and calibration equipment for high performance endoscope, laser, LED optical systems, and near eye optical display systems for “mid-volume products. Activities include:
    • Design, specify, prototype, document, procure, assemble, qualify, implement, and improve test equipment mechanical components and equipment.
  • Work closely with engineering teams such as product development, test software, and process development to understand mechanical requirements, develop robust, reliable, and reproducible test and calibration equipment.
  • Documentation to include generating equipment specifications, validation protocols, assembly instructions, preventative maintenance, and calibration (PMC) in addition to CAD component and assembly drawings.
  • Analyze, debug and root cause measurement accuracy, reliability, repeatability, and reproducibility of equipment issues.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years mechanical, equipment design engineering experience for a medium to high volume product.
  • 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).

Required Education and Training

  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Opto-Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics, or related area.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with development of precision opto-mechanical test equipment preferred.
  • New product introduction/development experience desirable.

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.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who do not reside, or plan to reside, in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, or Tennessee.

We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

Base Salary Range Region 1: $118,900 USD - $171,100 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $101,100 USD - $145,500 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: 10% of the time
Workplace Type: Onsite - This job is fully onsite.

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