Intuitive Surgical Careers

Material Handler 2

Phoenix, Arizona
Manufacturing & Operations

Job Description

Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Phoenix
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 182939


Company Description:

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Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Primary Function of Position:

The Material Handler 2 is a Regular Full Time position responsible for material-handling duties in support of Production operations, both Sustaining and NPI, and other internal customers. To be eligible, a Material Handler must be in good standing (attendance, quality, behavior) and certified to and proficient in a minimum of 2 key tasks from the following: receiving (tote and bulk); parts put-away (tote and bulk); point-of-use parts replenishment (Route Runner); material transfers (MT); stock transfer orders (STO); single parts presentation kitting (SPP); systems packing (all carts); Mexico deliveries.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

Following training and certification(s), this position has responsibility and authority for:

• Receiving materials, physically and systemically, to be used in production operations and engineering projects.
• Physically and systemically moving approved Production materials from IQC staging areas into SMKT storage locations.
• Point-of-use parts replenishment for designated production lines.
• Production parts replenishment via SPP kitting.
• Fulfilling and transacting MT requests, received either electronically or via hard copy.
• Fulfilling and transacting Sales Orders.
• Packing System carts, FRUs and kits.
• Performing systemic transactions in both SAP and ISI’s Warehouse Management System (WMS).
• Complying with materials management policies and processes, including First In/ First Out (FIFO) material rotation, 5-S, Safety, Quality, and Good Warehousing/Housekeeping processes.
• Participating in the daily cycle counts.
• Operating material handling equipment (fork lift, pallet jack, order-picking machine).
• Communicating via e-mail the status of material movements and transactions to appropriate internal customers.

Secondary Roles and Responsibilities:

• Participate in the implementation of department projects up to and including leading a project team.
• Actively participate in the Continuous Improvement (CI) program, including both the creation and implementation of CIs.
• Under the guidance of department trainers or designated trainers, assist in the hands-on training of new personnel or personnel being cross-trained.

Skill/Job Requirements:

Competency Requirements: (competency is based on: education, training, skills and experience.)
• Possess high school degree or equivalent.
• 3-years of experience in Material Handling operations preferred.
• Ability to effectively communicate with peers and internal customers, both verbally and written.
• Inventory control experience (cycle counting, physical inventories) preferred.
• Experience and/or certification in operating material-handling equipment preferred.
• Ability to lift material up to 50 lbs.
• Extensive walking and repetitive physical motion (squatting, bending, lifting, climbing ladders) is required.
• Experience with computer systems (MS Office, SAP, Agile, WMS) preferred.
• Certified and proficient in 2 key material-handling tasks.


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