Intuitive Surgical Careers
Product Manufacturing Engineer
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Requisition ID: 182482
Intuitive Surgical: What MattersJoining 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 and returning to an academic program in the fall in an accredited degree-seeking program.
Primary Function of Position:
A Product Manufacturing Engineer owns the manufacturing line for support, improvements, modifications and further deployment for sustaining production.
The position participates in a team that specifies, builds, tests and challenges released robotic systems to improve efficacy, reliability, serviceability, manufacturability and cost. This position requires high technical competence along with being a team player, self-starter, and possessing a can-do attitude.
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Design, document, assemble, qualify and introduces production assembly/test/inspection fixtures and equipment• Provides product and process DFM (Design for Manufacturing) input to Product Development Engineering to enhance manufacturability and product cost• Supports, maintains, improves modifies and further develops the manufacturing line as needed for sustaining production• Design, document, assemble, qualify and introduces production assembly/test/inspection fixtures and equipment.• Strong CAD skillset with vision for electro-mechanical fixtures design and implementation.• Takes ownership of products through successful and sustained project launch. This includes resolving manufacturability issues, and driving improvements for cost and efficiency.• Provides product and process DFM (Design for Manufacturing) input to Product Development Engineering to enhance manufacturability and product cost.• Maintains an efficient manufacturing assembly line, specifying and/or refining BOMs, work flow processes and detailed MPI work instructions.• Uses the Agile ACCS creating and modifying BOM’s, Travelers, EFTs and MPIs including ECO/NCO/MCO writing, reviewing and implementation.• Designs and creates production equipment, fixtures and tests as needed to build the production line either internally or as needed at suppliers.• Provides training and support to production technicians.• Responsible for maintaining compliance with medical device quality system requirements including corrective/preventive action closure, discrepant material dispositions (VR’s PL’s and EE’s).• Provides technical support analyzing and/or performing failure analysis for discrepant production components, assemblies and field returns.• Participates in continuous improvement initiatives focused on material cost reduction, capacity enhancement, and streamlining of supply chain.• Must possess strong communication skills to interface with technicians, product development, planning, purchasing, regulatory, inspection, clinical marketing organizations, and suppliers.• Supporting the manufacturing line could either be internal to ISI or external at a supplier.• Other reasonable assigned duties
Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:
• Pursuing master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (or closely-related field of study)• CAD experience (Solid Works preferred)• Strong problem solving ability, including demonstrated ability to effectively design, execute, report on, and draw conclusions from experiments.• Strong technical skills in prototyping, tooling development and troubleshooting.• Comfortable interacting with technicians, engineers, and management• ISO9001 or experience in medical device manufacturing environment.
• Gain experience in medical device manufacturing environment• Gain experience with medical device documentation and drafting standards• Gain experience in problem solving skills in a medical device company
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.