Intuitive Surgical Careers

Product Support Engineer

Sunnyvale, California
Customer Support and Services

Job Description

Job: Customer Support and Services
Primary Location: United States-California-Santa Clara County-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time


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:

A Product Support Engineer (PSE) serves as the primary technical liaison between ISI's internal technical groups (Engineering/Quality/Manufacturing) and the various internal and external sub departments of the Customer Support

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Technical Support
    • Provide 3rd-tier technical support to regional Technical Support Engineers
    • Escalate issues to internal engineering groups as appropriate
    • Communicate with peers and field technical personnel to share applications knowledge gained through ongoing involvement and analysis of products.
  • Continuing Support
    • Develop Knowledge Database articles intended to communicate system issues and notices to the field.
    • Evaluate the impact of Engineering Changes on the support of product in the field.
  • Service Documentation Development
    • Develop and validate all service documentation/work instructions used by Field Service for the repair and maintenance of ISI products.
    • Verify all service documentation is released and maintained in accordance with the ISI Quality System.
    • Verify all field service engineers are properly trained on any new procedures.

Skill/Job Requirements:
  • 4-year degree in electronics or biomechanical engineering
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a field service representative/biomedical engineer, product support engineer, or supporting a field organization with preferred experience in the medical capital equipment industry.
  • Experience with Electronic Documentation systems. Prefer Agile/ACCS and SAP (inventory management or DHR).
  • Experience reviewing technical documentation, evaluating against specific criteria, and managing document updates.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Windows O/S and in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must possess a basic understanding of GMP/ISO.
  • Must possess effective analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess strong attention-to-detail, individual initiative, sense of ownership, and organizational skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and capable of working effectively with little supervision and be capable of identifying and driving individual projects.
  • Must be capable or working effectively in cross-functional project teams.
  • Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills.

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