Intuitive Surgical Careers

Future Opportunities Mechanical Engineering Co-op (Raleigh)

US-NC-Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description

Job: Co-Ops
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-US-NC-Raleigh
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 161733


Company Description:
Joining Intuitive Surgical, Inc. 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.
  • Must be concurrently enrolled in a degree-seeking program with an accredited university or enrolled in an upcoming program. 
  • Must be available to work full-time hours, M-F for 14-16 weeks during a typical academic semester.  Preference is availability to commit to 2 co-op rotations.
Primary Function of Position:
We are seeking a mechanical engineering student interested in a multi-semester co-op partnership focused on mechanical design and manufacturing support of surgical robotic systems and instruments. 
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Perform engineering tasks and problem-solving activities related to medical device development and surgical robotic systems and instruments
  • Perform Solid Works design and drawing activities
  • Perform engineering tests
  • Perform documentation activities
  • Communicate and collaborate across multiple teams and stakeholders to provide updates and provide task deliverables.

Skill/Job Requirements:
  • Minimum of 2 years of Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s degree completed.
  • Strong foundational engineering and analytical skills
  • Great work ethic and an enthusiasm for engineering activities
  • Self-starter and able to work in a collaborative and results oriented environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written, oral) with multiple teams
Learning Outcomes:
  • Solid Works design and drawing skills
  • Engineering problem-solving
  • Awareness of medical device product development and manufacturing processes
  • Awareness of surgery and robotic surgical systems
    We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.