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Senior Machinist

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:

Intuitive designs and manufactures highly complex mechanical systems for use in surgery. The Machine Shop is responsible for providing support to development, engineering and manufacturing. This support includes both internal fabrication and modification of mechanical components.

We are a small team seeking a skilled machinist who has good communication and organizational skills. The successful candidate should be capable of high quality work on a variety of machine shop equipment and must be a team player with a “can do” attitude.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Making high precison parts and working closely with other team members in a fast paced environment
  • Program setup/operate Prototrak Mill, Prototrak Lathe and Hardinge
  • Precision measuring and inspection
  • Maintaining organized and clean work areas
  • Interpret and understand technical drawings and CAD files
  • Operate band saws and other shop equipment
  • Assist in fabricating prototype components and assemblies in support of product development with other team members
  • Modify production materials as required per rework instructions
  • Machining small and intricate parts from various metals and plastics


Required Education and Training

  • Minimum 7 to 10 years of experience in an engineering development environment as a machinist
  • Minimum High school diploma from a vocational technical high school, completion of an apprenticeship program or community college / technical school training program

Required Skills and Experience

  • Ability to work with all general shop equipment including: grinders, saws, drills, etc.
  • Mastercam experience is preferred
  • Ability to multitask and stay on task through completion
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Capable of planning jobs and set-ups to a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to perform accurate inspections and verification  
  • Experience interpreting drawings, charts, sketches and specifications for parts to be machined
  • Knowledge of the machining properties of various materials

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: $88,600 USD - $119,800 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $75,300 USD - $101,900 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: None
Workplace Type: Onsite - This job is fully onsite.

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