Intuitive Surgical Careers

Associate Supplier Engineer

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California

Job Description

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 181976


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:

Support Supplier Engineering Team with the main focus on products in production. The candidate will work with cross functional team members to understand and solve complex issues associated with the supplier manufactured parts and use of those parts in manufacturing at Intuitive. This person will work with Suppliers to support production, new product introduction, and cost saving projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Work independently to determine root cause for non-conformances of supplier manufactured parts
• Partner with Suppliers to develop corrective and preventive action
• Partner with Suppliers on Supplier Change Requests
• Own key deliverables for cost reductions, quality improvements, and validation of new products.
• Initiate change request for both existing and new products

Skill/Job Requirements: 

• Associate of Science degree or equivalent
• Experience in designing test fixtures
• Experience in using commonly use inspection equipment (vision systems, micrometers, depth gages, etc.)
• Computer skills in Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel
• Excellent organizational skills
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes
• Must be able to read engineering specification
• Occasional travel may be required
• Experience with Agile or similar documentation tracking system desirable

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.