Intuitive Surgical Careers

Labeling Project Manager

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California

Job Description

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 182441


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:

Work as part of the global labeling team within the technical publications department to create labeling project schedules for medical devices including system labels, instrument and accessory labels, laser marking files, and regional specific labels. Coordinate and support label procurement functions including external print vendors, internal manufacturing stakeholders, and new product introduction teams. Work with label specialists using engineering change order system and global label management system to set up new part numbers, develop change requests, and route labels for approval. Foster continuous improvement by initiating and managing various process improvement projects in accordance with Six Sigma principles.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Work with technical writers, graphic designers, engineers, project management office/technical publication project managers, and core teams to create project schedules for global labeling deliverables.
• Participate in department improvement projects.
• Represent global labeling function on core teams.
• Identify project risks, resource overloads, and label creation or revision constraints.
• Establish deadlines and support needs with print vendors or internal print functions.
• Understand regulatory requirements for labeling and documentation. Work with regulatory on submission strategy and timelines.
• Create label kitting and work with procurement for fulfillment.
• Work with marketing commercialization team on international project roll out schedules.
• Create label or product name translation timelines with the translation manager and localization vendors.
• Coordinate with technical publications and global labeling management on resource needs and project timelines.
• Conduct or delegate first article inspections of printed labels when needed.
• Be flexible to support various other duties and assignments as requested to assist the overall function of the department.


Skill/Job Requirements:

• 1-4 years of project management preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience preferred
• Creation of project schedules using MS Project or similar software preferred
• Understanding of label creation processes required
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with core team leaders and other functions required
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
• Ability to multi-task and work both in a team and independently required
• Experience with Agile Change Management software (or equivalent) highly preferred
• Previous experience with medical devices in an FDA and internationally regulated environment highly preferred
• Understanding of localization process preferred
• Highly organized with good analytical skills preferred

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.