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Calibration Technician

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:

The primary function of the Calibration Technician is to assess failure modes of semi-automated and automated test equipment, complete on-site preventive maintenance of equipment through-out facilities, perform ISO equipment calibration, and coordinate the calibration of equipment utilizing outside services.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Calibration Technician works independently to implement Intuitive’s calibration program. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Performs on-site preventive maintenance & calibration activities on EFTs (Equipment, fixtures and tools)
  • Supports troubleshooting of equipment not performing per equipment specifications
  • Identify out-of-tolerance results and take corrective action.
  • Manages Equipment Events (EEs) in SAP, ensuring satisfactory and immediate response to repair and/or escalate.
  • Maintains calibration certificates and user manuals.
  • Assists and/or performs Initial / Operational qualification and validation activities on Equipment Fixtures and Tooling
  • Maintains spare parts inventory.                                                            
  • Maintains replicate fixture/tooling list.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation and records of Calibration activities.
  • Document test results using paper and electronic means (Word, Excel, SAP)
  • Follows all corporate, safety and production procedures and regulations.
  • Performs any other projects or duties that may be assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Hands-on technician with at least 1-year work experience in the Optic / production environment or applicable successfully completed apprenticeship as a precision optician or mechanics (Feinoptiker)
  • Great attitude, eager, willing/able to take initiative, works well with others in team environment.
  • Attention to detail with focus on quality.
  • Previous experience with ISO 9001, ISO 13485, or similar QMS a plus
  • Understanding of Quality Control, Inspection, Metrology, Calibration, and GMP
  • Comfortable with all phases of the product development process, including prototype assembly, test, debug, transfer, and sustaining.
  • Understand the basic material flow and manufacturing/testing process from the stock room to finished goods,
  • Report quality issues to the next level.
  • Good creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience with measurement tools: dial calipers, micrometers, force gauges, Instron and other materials testing equipment.
  • Secure handling of the MS-Office applications and the company's internal IT systems; experience with SAP is a plus.
  • Intercultural skills
  • Good knowledge on written and verbal communication skills in Bulgarien and English 
  • High interest in technical contexts and manual skills

Additional Information

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: None

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