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IQC Inspector- Swing Shift

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:

IQC Inspector will be performing dimensional and visual inspections of incoming product parts, assemblies and products to ensure incoming part specifications have been met prior to release to manufacturing and finished goods.  IQC Inspector will also inspect R&D parts per Engineer Requests or as First Articles.

Essential Job Duties

  • Perform detailed Documentation Review to ensure all required data and certifications are accurate and present for each lot of parts or assemblies. 
  • Interpret complex mechanical drawings and understand GD&T concepts to inspect parts.
  • Conduct visual inspection of purchased parts materials and assemblies to ensure it meets the required cosmetic and/or feature details listed in parts’ specifications.
  • Record Inspection results in computer - based software (1Factory). 
  • Use Neptune Software to track inspection times and results.
  • Create inspection history files and upload to ERP system.
  • Maintain traceability of component materials as to inspection status
  • Perform First Article inspections to qualify tooling and new parts.
  • Perform inspection on parts/fixtures for the PMC (Calibration Group).
  • Handle materials in accordance with procedures and prevent mix-ups, damage or other adverse effects.
  • Use company ERP system (Inventory Control) to transact and release materials to for production use.
  • Physical move materials to released area.
  • Create Non-conforming reports for parts that fail their incoming specifications.
  • Communicate inspection results to engineers and others, when requested. 
  • Verify and maintain the accuracy of lot identification and count of materials. 
  • Performs any other projects or duties that may be assigned.
  • Perform Gage R& R studies requested by engineers and others.


Required Skills and Experience 

  • Operate standard metrology equipment (caliper, height gauges, micrometer, bore gauges, dial indicators, surface plate, etc.) for open set-up inspection.
  • Operate and utilize Optical comparators and Vision Systems (Smart Scope, Keyence, or Dynascope) to inspect parts.
  • Ability to inspect more complex parts using multiple types of inspection tools and equipment. 
  • Requires understanding of SAP or other ERP systems to be able to perform lot transactions is a bonus skill set.
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of programs. 
  • Must be able to use or understand the use of standard inspection tools, gauges and Optical Comparators.

Required Education and Training 

  • High school diploma, A.S. Engineering Degree preferred. 
  • 2-5 years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance is required.

Working Conditions 

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs. 

Preferred Skills and Experience 

  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Good organizational skills

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: $58,500 USD - $79,100 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $49,700 USD - $67,300 USD
Shift: Evening
Travel: None
Workplace Type: Onsite - This job is fully onsite.

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