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Adv Process Tech NPI Equipment Engr

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: Contribute your technical manufacturing, design, and project management skills to a dynamic development team creating high volume automated assembly lines for precision instruments and accessories. This position will focus the developing high-volume automation lines for Robotic Surgery Instruments and Accessories. People in this role will create line specifications, interface with machine integrators through the machine design, build and commissioning. People in this role will provide daily support, onsite and remote, to the manufacturing team during and after commissioning.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Drive the sourcing and evaluation of new equipment suppliers
  • Manage the creation of automation line specifications
  • Evaluate current and future Robotic Surgery Accessories and Instruments to establish feasibility and value of automated assembly
  • Be point of contact for machine integrator in development, evaluation, and shipment of the automation line
  • Support line commissioning and validation
  • Support the development and execution of IQ/OQ/PQ and PPQ protocols for high volume automation assembly lines.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects to improve first pass yield, cycle time reduction, product reliability and cost reduction.
  • Provide design engineers with Design for Automation and Design for Reliability input to ensure consistency/commonality among hardware and standard part selections across product/sub-assembly lines.
  • Create and maintain controlled documents including:  BOMs, workflow processes, manufacturing plan and detailed work instructions.
  • Examine manufacturing lines from a risk perspective (PFMEA) to incorporate and validate critical tests used in manufacturing.

Qualifications

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

  • Minimum of BSME required, MSME preferred (similar engineering fields will be considered.)
  • Minimum 3+ years of mechanical or manufacturing engineering experience with mid/high volume surgical products preferred.
  • Experience with automated line controls (PLC, I/O Components, etc) required
  • Experience in 8D problem-solving techniques related to high-volume automation is a plus
  • Experience with Robotics programming a plus
  • Medical device manufacturing experience a plus
  • New product introduction/development experience desirable
  • Experience with high-volume automated assembly and plastic forming and joining processes (injection molding, transfer molding, and ultrasonic welding) a plus
  • Great attitude, eager, willing/able to take initiative, and ability to excel in a team environment
  • Able to make continuous, incremental improvements to existing designs
  • Experienced in ISO9001/13485, or medical device manufacturing environment
  • CAD experience preferred (SolidWorks)
  • Dimensional control experience including tolerance stack analysis and GD&T methods
  • Able to travel periodically, ~30% to (Mexico facility, suppliers) and occasional weekend shift support

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: $116,900 USD - $168,200 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $99,300 USD - $142,900 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: 50% of the time
Workplace Type: Onsite - This job is fully onsite.

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