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Sr Manager NPD Instruments and Accessories

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States
  • Not Remote
  • Engineering
  • JOB8445

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 Senior NPD Manager guides the design, development, documentation, and verification of products from concept to launch to meet the needs of our customers. You are responsible for project schedules, product performance against requirements and the management of a multi-disciplinary group of engineers and other technical personnel to ensure efficient product development

Essential Job Duties

  • Provide vision for technical project team and foster environment that encourages creativity, risk taking, and crisp execution
  • Develop working knowledge of external customer needs/requirements to ensure product designs provide value to patients, physicians and hospitals
  • Establish group goals and team member work goals consistent with overall product development goals
    • Assign tasks, set priorities, establish metrics, and track progress
    • Assess employee performance and provide coaching to improve performance
  • Manage, coach, and mentor engineers, as well as junior managers, technicians, and drafters as required.
  • Ensure design engineers follow appropriate design history file guidelines per FDA requirements and hold design reviews in accordance with product development procedures
  • Provide engineering resources to support Manufacturing, Materials, Test Engineering, and Service to facilitate transfer of designs
  • Provide administrative leadership / control for planning, staffing, budgeting, and project/program cost tracking.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 12 years of experience designing Medical Devices, or relevant graduate education
  • Minimum 3 years as a people manager, or equivalent project/team leadership, with proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Proven ability to manage outside suppliers in the development of critical sub-assemblies
  • Hands-on engineering manager with the proven ability to work with highly technical teams
  • Comfortable with all phases of the product development lifecycle including design, implementation, debug, verification, qualification, and transfer
  • Knowledge of and experience with CAD and analysis tools that drive design excellence
  • Experience with root cause analysis and design of experiments
  • Broad knowledge of robotic system design including hardware and algorithms.
  • Proven project management, planning, and change management skills
  • Ability to run/influence cross functional teams in the design of complex medical systems
  • Experience designing products in a highly regulated environment
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal), presentation and documentation skills
  • Dynamic people management abilities with capability to ensure team success (staffing, productivity) as well as career development of team members.

Required Education and Training

  • Minimum BS or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, SW development or Robotics, or equivalent work experience

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Post-graduate study, MS or PhD in Engineering or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Experience taking commercial products through entire design, development, and implementation launch cycle.

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: Set Schedule - This job will be onsite weekly, the percentage of onsite work will be defined by the leader.

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