Sr. Medical Device Manufacturing Engineer - Precision Electrosurgical Equipment
Posted on: January 12, 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.
Primary Function of Position:
Contribute your technical engineering, manufacturing and equipment
design skills to a dynamic development team creating precision
instruments & electrosurgical equipment for minimally invasive
robotic surgery. The role requires active participation with new
product development and sustaining engineering teams that create
and refine electronic systems & equipment, process documentation,
tooling and test methods. Additional focus will be put on
challenging the new product designs to improve manufacturability,
reliability, and cost.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Create, maintain and improve equipment associated with "mid-volume"
electronic manufacturing assembly
Specify and/or refine BOMs, work flow processes, manufacturing
plans and detailed work instructions.
Provide product, process, PCBA DFx (Manufacturing, Assembly) input
to enhance manufacturability of electronic systems
Develop and/or review manufacturing test specifications/procedures
for final test of PCBs and final product.
Design, document, procure, qualify, implement, and improve
fixtures, tools and equipment.
Analyze risk in manufacturing processes (PFMEA) to incorporate and
validate critical tests required.
Responsible for the validation and qualification of manufacturing
equipment and processes leveraging standard qualification
Responsible for establishing and qualifying manufacturing at
Provide production support through successful and sustained project
Identify and implement continuous improvement projects with respect
to first pass yield, cycle time reduction, product reliability,
capacity enhancement and cost reduction.
Provides technical support analyzing and /or performing failure
analysis for discrepant production components, assemblies and field
Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:
Minimum of a BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering discipline
preferred. Preferred background in electronic hardware
Minimum 8 years of experience in a related field.
Fundamental understanding of modern electronics manufacturing
processes, flexible and printed circuit board technologies,
component selection, test and inspection methodologies.
"Self-starter" attitude and comfort in a hands-on environment,
where he/she can demonstrate an ability to work with other
engineers to influence product design to improve reliability.
Troubleshooting mind set - an ability to systematically and
effectively break down a system or process into subparts to
identify failures and troubleshoot to component level.
Excellent documentation skills and ability to communicate
effectively both verbally and in writing across all levels of the
Strong training and mentoring skills.
Experience in an ISO 13485, ISO 9001, or medical device
Experience with documentation and production control systems in
Agile & SAP a plus
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 : Yes, 25 % of the Time
Travel Requirements:Yes, 25 % of the Time Shift:Shift 1 - Day
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