Industrial Engineer 3
Posted on: January 9, 2022
At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that
minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity
and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians
to heal without constraints.
As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we
strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making
a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals
and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's
hardest challenges and advance what is possible.
Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from
diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from
anywhere-we strive to foster an inclusive culture built around
diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and
empower our team members to do their best work as their most
Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our
culture-our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong
capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring
diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We
actively invest in our team members to support their long-term
growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve
their highest potential.
Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global
community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together,
let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.
The Industrial Engineer 3 will lead efforts to improve the
efficiency of physical and transactional processes throughout the
organization. In this position, the IE 3 will take a leadership
role in advocating for a continuous improvement culture, executing
projects of moderate to large scope across manufacturing
operations, and driving lean improvement across numerous processes.
The IE 3 may mentor junior staff and will be considered a technical
SME. The candidate should have a strong track record of continuous
improvement results, experience with project management and good
Roles & Responsibilities:
Participate and may lead Industrial Engineering projects and
activities. Projects may include value stream mapping, design
reviews, new product development and introduction, new line or
facility start-up, and facility design.
Run structured technical problem solving investigations and utilize
data driven analysis to provide recommendations and solutions to
Evaluate operations and identify improvement opportunities,
utilizing data analysis and metrics to build a business case, and
deliver on execution. Monitor operational metrics including labor
hours, WIP levels, and productivity, analyze data for trends, and
collaborate with process owners to improve.
Review and analyze work cell layout, process flow, material flow,
etc. Assess best practices. Recommend cost-effective solutions for
improving the utilization and efficiency of personnel, equipment
and/or physical space. Lead projects that will result in improved
costs and/or enhanced quality.
Perform duties and train in the areas of time standards, line
balancing, simulation modeling, cost estimation, manpower planning,
and continuous improvement.
Support large building or multi-cell layout changes. May lead
layout changes of moderate size with minimal oversight.
Upon request, perform strategic analysis and communicate findings
effectively to various levels of management. This may include
assessing long-range capacity forecasts from analysis to
recommendations and justification for facilities, equipment, and/or
manpower requirements for new or sustaining product ramp.
May propose and/or draft reports or dashboards to support data
May build simple reports or dashboards for analysis and deeper
May maintain existing reports or dashboards as required.
Minimum Bachelor's Degree required in Industrial Engineering or
related discipline, and 4+ years minimum of applicable, progressive
Strong verbal communication and group presentation skills
Experience with data systems (SAP, SAP HANA, EDW) and data
manipulation and reporting packages (Tableau, Excel)
General project management skills.
Ability to lead small to moderately sized change management
Proven ability to manage many projects concurrently and in a timely
Advocating for Lean Manufacturing programs within the manufacturing
Understands implications of change and can work within Quality
Minimal travel required (estimate 0-5%).
Advanced data analysis skillset (e.g. Tableau, VBA, R, etc.)
Simulation modeling experience preferred.
Experience working in medical device manufacturing and knowledge of
industry regulations preferred.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification with project experience
New Product Development/Introduction experience preferred.
Facility design and construction management experience
Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that
Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current
proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.
Details can vary by role.
Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide
equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and
employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type,
without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran
or disability status, genetic information or any other status
protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest
and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.
Shift : Shift 1 - Day
Travel : No
Travel Requirements:No Shift:Shift 1 - Day
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