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Senior Manager Vision Product Engineering

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States
  • Not Remote
  • Engineering
  • JOB7570

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 Sr Manager, Vision Product Engineering drives engineers to enhance endoscopes, lighting modules, and image processing units. They examine data to improve designs and manufacturing. This role supports decision-making for new and existing products.

Essential Job Duties 

The Sr Manager, Vision Product Engineering will examine data from current Endoscope field use to improve product reliability, quality, and cost. This technical management position guides and mentors a product engineering team in revising product designs, improving manufacturing processes, and creating control documentation. The Product Engineering team collaborates with Design and Manufacturing teams to implement product improvements worldwide.

  • Coach, develop, and manage the engineering team with influential leadership. Balance team development with organizational needs.
  • Work with Intuitive teams to prioritize and complete projects for quality, efficiency, and customer feedback.
  • Study the data from current products in the field to find trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborate with Quality Engineering team to ensure compliance with GMP, DHF, and DHR guidelines per FDA regulations. Support design reviews per product development procedures.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience

  • Track record of leading and developing sustainable teams
  • Manage a team in different regions, coordinate across time zones with limited overlap, and manage cultural differences.
  • Ability to collect and study data, turn it into a story, and write an ending to improve outcomes.
  • Ability to translate data into clear goals and actions for team. Improving products for customers efficiently.

Required Education and Training

  • Minimum B.S. degree in Engineering discipline, M.S. preferred.
  • A minimum 1-3 years’ experience managing an engineering team.
  • A minimum 8-10 years’ experience in design, manufacturing, or service environment for complex electro-mechanical products.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Prior experience in medical device manufacturing/field data analytics
  • Proven quantitative process development skills including (p)FMEA, tolerance scrutiny, DoE, SPC, GR&R, and CpK
  • Excellent organizational skills; Able to manage multiple fast-paced projects
  • Prior experience with Agile Change Control and SAP
  • Experience in an ISO 13485, ISO 9001, or medical device manufacturing environment

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.

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.

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: $184,000 USD - $276,000 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $156,400 USD - $234,600 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: 10% of the time
Workplace Type: Onsite - This job is fully onsite.

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