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Industrial Engineer 2

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En Intuitive, estamos unidos detrás de nuestra misión: creemos que la atención mínimamente invasiva es la atención que mejora la vida. Mediante la inventiva y la tecnología inteligente, ampliamos el potencial de los médicos para curar sin limitaciones.

Como pioneros y líderes del mercado en cirugía robótica, nos esforzamos por fomentar un equipo inclusivo y diverso, comprometido con marcar la diferencia. Durante más de 25 años, hemos trabajado con hospitales y equipos de atención de todo el mundo para ayudar a resolver algunos de los desafíos más difíciles de la atención médica y avanzar en lo que es posible.

Intuitive se ha construido gracias a los esfuerzos de grandes personas de diversos orígenes. Creemos que las grandes ideas pueden provenir de cualquier lugar: nos esforzamos por fomentar una cultura inclusiva basada en la diversidad de pensamientos y en el respeto mutuo. Lideramos con inclusión y capacitamos a los miembros de nuestro equipo para que trabajen de la mejor manera y manifiesten su auténtica personalidad.

Las personas apasionadas que quieren marcar la diferencia impulsan nuestra cultura: los miembros de nuestro equipo se basan en la integridad, tienen una sólida capacidad para aprender, la energía para hacer las cosas, y aportan experiencias diversas del mundo real para ayudarnos a pensar de nuevas maneras. Invertimos activamente en los miembros de nuestro equipo para apoyar su crecimiento a largo plazo y así poder continuar avanzando en nuestra misión y alcanzar su máximo potencial.

Únase a un equipo comprometido a dar grandes pasos hacia delante para una comunidad global de profesionales de atención médica y sus pacientes. Juntos, avancemos en el mundo de la atención mínimamente invasiva.

Job Description

Primary Function of the Position:

Deliver significant improvements in cost, manufacturability, capacity, and serviceability for robotic surgical instruments and accessories.

The Industrial Engineer is responsible for leading continuous improvement projects, maintaining the plant layout, time studies, balancing production lines and strives to maintain gross efficiency metrics accuracy. Maintaining standard time for all products ensuring there is enough space availability and capacity installed as well as provide HC quantity needed to meet build plan among other industrial engineering related activities.

On the Space Planning portion, the Industrial Engineer is responsible for maintaining the plant layout, assure the availability of parking and workspaces and work with interdisciplinary teams to develop short-, mid- and long-term space strategies.

 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Maintaining labor efficiency metrics accurate and actionable for the Mexicali site.
  • Leading continuous improvement projects.
  • Using of continuous improvement tools and methodologies, as DMAIC, root cause analysis, SPC, and statistical techniques for the implementation of continuous improvement projects.
  • Perform Time studies to determine standard time and line balancing.
  • Keep production time standards updated.
  • Maintaining the plant layout to improve productivity and capacity.
  • Productivity improvement activities.
  • Waste reduction activities.
  • Train, develop, and motivate production personnel to follow procedures, meet high quality standards, production schedules, and productivity requirements.
  • Ensure there is enough space availability for future growth.
  • Ensure there is enough capacity installed to meet build plan.
  • Ensure there is enough desks / space capacity to meet facilitators’ working place requirements.
  • Elaborate VSM of critical processes.
  • Lead initiatives focused on yield improvement.
  • Update documents as needed to maintain compliance with the quality system.
  • Update of manufacturing methods in Work instructions (MPI).
  • Operating procedures (SOP's, DOP's, etc.) creation and update.
  • Support SIOP cycle and MS initiatives related to capacity & head count calculation.
  • Maintain capacity data accurate and updated.
  • Plan, supervise, drive improvement, and report production performance including output, yields, root cause failures, efficiencies, and trends.
  • Assist in setting and attaining quarterly and annual production goals.
  • Learn and enforce company safety policies and practices.
  • Equipment, Fixtures and Tools reliability challenge and provide design improvements proposals.
  • Travel: Position may require 5-10% travel, primarily within U.S.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Be of high character and energy with regard for detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in English and Spanish. Able to communicate eloquently up, down, and sideways.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills to coordinate and coach other employees in continuous improvement activities.
  • Demonstrate to be a self-directed employee with a minimum of supervision.
  • Demonstrate Process Engineering ability.
  • Demonstrate ability in root cause analysis and continuous improvement.
  • Able to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Schedule oriented and demonstrate results based on such schedules (Plans / Gantt charts)
  • Possess strong communication skills to interact with suppliers and other departments within the company (product development, planning, purchasing, regulatory, quality, etc.)
  • Prior responsibility for process, equipment, or product validation/verification.
  • Prior experience with automated equipment, complex mechanism manufacturing, or robotics.
  • Production Time Standard, calculation
  • Experience in Just-In-Time, Demand Flow Technology, and Lean Manufacturing techniques, 5’s

 

Required Education and Training:

  • Demonstrate Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Green Belt knowledge.
  • BS degree in Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years, manufacturing, or process engineering experience with Mid/high volume manufacturing.
  • High English Level (+ 90 %).

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • MS in an engineering discipline.
  • Prior experience working in an FDA/ISO regulated environment.
  • Experienced in ISO 13485 or medical device manufacturing environment.

 

Additional Information

Intuitive es un empleador que brinda igualdad de oportunidades de empleo. Proporcionamos igualdad de oportunidades de empleo a todos los solicitantes y empleados cualificados, y prohibimos cualquier tipo de discriminación y acoso, independientemente de su raza, sexo, condición de embarazo, orientación sexual, identidad de género, origen nacional, color, edad, religión, condición de veterano protegido o de discapacidad, información genética o cualquier otra condición protegida por las leyes federales, estatales o locales aplicables.

Shift: Day
Travel: 10% of the time

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