Intuitive Surgical Careers

Product Manufacturing Engineer

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 182482

Description

Company Description:

Intuitive Surgical: What Matters

Joining 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.

Eligibility:

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

Qualifications

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.

Learning Outcomes:

• 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

Commitment: 

Must be available to work full-time hours, M-F for 10-12 weeks beginning Summer of 2019.


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.