Intuitive Surgical Careers

Assembly Technician

US-VA-Blacksburg, Virginia
Manufacturing & Operations

Job Description

Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: United States-Virginia-US-VA-Blacksburg
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 182035


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:

Intuitive Surgical designs and manufactures highly complex systems for use in surgery. The Production Technician is responsible for supporting the Blacksburg, VA manufacturing lines.

Roles & Responsibilities:

• Produce mechanical, electrical, and fiber optic assemblies on a manufacturing line.
• Closely follow documented assembly and test processes.
• Screen critical components.
• Receiving and shipping of controlled materials.
• Kitting of materials to support manufacturing builds.
• Support experiments lead by manufacturing engineering.
• Perform preventive maintenance and calibration per provided procedures.
• Document test results using paper and electronic means (Word, Excel, SAP).
• Perform SAP transactions related to inventory and assembly.
• Work with engineering to improve assembly and manufacturing methods.
• Follows all corporate, safety and production procedures and regulations

Skills, Experience, Education & Training: 

• High school diploma or equivalent required
• AA or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school a plus
• Previous manufacturing experience with ERP and/or document control systems a plus
• Hands-on technician with the proven ability to work well in a team environment
• Good communication and documentation skills
• Attention to detail with focus on quality
• Fiber optic experience desired
• Soldering experience desired
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

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.