Intuitive Surgical Careers
Industrial Engineer 1
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Requisition ID: 190656
Who is Intuitive Surgical? The numbers tell an amazing story. Learn more about our company.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 Industrial Engineer 1 will be responsible for supporting Lean and continuous improvements initiatives in manufacturing as well as day to day manufacturing activities. The IE 1 will receive direction and development from the wider Industrial Engineering team and be responsible for localized improvements and supporting team projects.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Qualifications• Identify and execute continuous improvement ideas to support plant objectives of safety, cost, quality, and service.• Learn and use a variety of process optimization tools such as 5S, process mapping, line balancing, and waste analysis to analyze and optimize ISI manufacturing equipment, processes, and layout.• Use data and available dashboards to guide analysis and work activities.• Using time and motion studies, evaluate and maintain standards of production throughout manufacturing operations.• Participate in team activities involving process improvements, value analysis, design reviews, product transfer and startup, and new product introduction.• Support the Industrial Engineering team with duties that utilize up-to-date tools and techniques in the areas of time standards, line balancing, simulation modeling, cost estimation, manpower planning, productivity and continuous improvement.
Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:
Preferred Requirements• Engineering degree, preferably Industrial Engineering or similar.• Strong work ethic and a demonstrated desire to learn complemented with strong people skills.• Self-starter able to work in a collaborative and results-oriented environment.• General software skills required (i.e. Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint).• Quantitative approach to problem solving.• Proficient with data analysis tools (i.e. Excel, R).
• Experience with process analysis/time study software such as TimerPro.• Experience with Microsoft Visio, AutoCAD, simulation software (Simul8, ProModel, Arena, etc.).• Exposure to data visualization tools such as Tableau.
We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.