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Sr Manufacturing Test Engineer

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

This function supports Intuitive Manufacturing by maintaining, evaluating, implementing, and developing the test system to verify functionality of the robotic surgical systems and its assemblies. This position requires the engineer to demonstrate leadership and provide guidance to cross-functional teams regarding test system capabilities, performance, and processes. The successful candidate must excel in a high-energy, small focused team environment, be able to recognize and drive continuous improvement projects, and have a commitment to high product quality. This position requires a quick learner and demonstrates ability to work in a cross functional environment. An excellent sense of shared responsibility and shared reward is required, as is the ability to make work fun and interesting.

Essential Job Duties

  • Develop and sustain the test systems, gather data and use it to improve test processes to achieve better test coverage, higher yield, higher throughput, reduced variability, and improved measurement accuracy and repeatability
  • Perform analyses on functional tests close test gaps and develop debug lists,
  • Use statistical analyses of manufacturing test results to establish appropriate pass/fail criteria and to evaluate test system performance
  • Drive root cause of failures from system test and functional tests
  • Maintain BOM for test fixtures, spares, hardware, software, and PC configurations
  • Write and execute design, equipment and process V&V protocols to ensure FDA, GMP, and ISO compliance of manufacturing tests systems
  • Develop test equipment requirements, schematics, V&V protocols, PMC processes, electronic systems, mechanical systems, and manufacturing test processes for ISI products with specific test requirements
  • Transfer Functional test fixtures to Contract Manufacturers and support them with change implementations, training, maintenance, and debug
  • Drive projects within Test Engineering group and/or with cross-functional teams focused on process and equipment improvements for production at large

Qualifications

Skills, Experience, Education, and Training

  • Candidate must be of high character and energy with a high regard for detail
  • "Self-starter" attitude and comfort in a hands-on environment, where they can demonstrate an ability to work with other engineers, technicians and contract manufacturers
  • BS degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in applications development, embedded system, manufacturing engineering, test engineering, diagnostics software
  • Experience basic analog and digital design, mechanical design, software design, and statistics
  • Aptitude/Experience in debug of complex electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Pilot in developing test scripts: Python, C, C++, Java, Matlab, LabWindows
  • Proven knowledge of Windows, Linux Operating systems and Virtualization
  • Experience with Medical Design Control processes
  • Experience with Bug Tracking tools
  • Experience with Requirements Management Tools
  • Ability to interpret electronic schematics, wiring diagrams, and mechanical drawings
  • Dedicated troubleshooting mind set
  • Ability to systematically and effectively break down a system or process into subparts to identify failures and troubleshoot to component level
  • Excellent documentation skills and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written across all levels of the organization
  • Mindset for Continuous Improvement and the ability to recognize and drive those opportunities
  • A real excitement to learn and get to the bottom of problems
  • Prior experience with Documentation and production control systems: Agile, SAP
  • Experience in test engineering in a medical device company or other regulated business
  • Knowledge of Measurement Traceability and Gage R&R

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: $146,900 USD - $211,500 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $124,900 USD - $179,700 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: 10% of the time
Workplace Type: Onsite - This job is fully onsite.

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