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Manufacturing Engineer - Advanced Process Technologies

Company: Intuitive
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description 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 theirmost authentic selves. 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. Job Description Primary Function of Position:
Contribute your technical manufacturing, design, and project management skills to a dynamic development team creating high volume automation assembly lines for precision instruments and accessories. This position will focus on developing and executing manufacturing validation processes to achieve product safety, reliability, and KPI goals for the accessories product line. Individuals in this role must demonstrate strong process development and capability analysis skills. Individuals in this role will provide daily support for manufacturing operations, mechanical design improvements for existing accessories, and provide manufacturing engineering support for new product introductions. Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Validate, maintain, and improve high volume automation manufacturing assembly lines including:
  • Document, procure, qualify, implement, and improve fixtures, hand tools and manufacturing equipment.
  • Workplace and process flow development.
  • Determine and incorporate critical feature inspection and test checkpoints into process.
  • Develop and validate robust assembly and manufacturing processes
  • Develop, maintain, and execute IQ/OQ/PQ and PPQ documentation on high volume automation assembly lines.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects to improve first pass yield, cycle time reduction, product reliability, and cost reduction.
  • Take responsibility for developing and maintaining compliance with the quality system.
  • Provide design engineers with Design for Manufacturability and Design for Reliability input to ensure consistency/commonality among hardware and standard part selections across product/sub-assembly lines.
  • Create and maintain controlled documents such as: BOMs, workflow processes, manufacturing plan and detailed work instructions.
  • Analyze manufacturing lines from a risk perspective (PFMEA) to incorporate and validate critical tests used in manufacturing. Qualifications Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:
    • BSME required, MSME preferred (similar engineering fields will be considered.)
    • Experience in mechanical or manufacturing engineering experience with Mid/high volume surgical products preferred.
    • Medical device manufacturing experience a plus
    • New product introduction/development desirable. Robotics knowledge a plus.
    • Experience with high volume automated assembly and plastic forming and joining processes (injection molding, transfer molding, and ultrasonic welding) a plus.
    • Great attitude, eager, willing/able to take initiative, works well with others in team environment.
    • Able to make continuous, incremental improvements to existing designs.
    • Experienced in ISO9001/13485, or medical device manufacturing environment.
    • CAD experience preferred (SolidWorks).
    • Able to travel periodically (Mexico facility, suppliers) and occasional weekend shift support. Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 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 : Day Travel : 25% of the time Travel Requirements:25% of the time Shift:Day

Keywords: Intuitive, Sunnyvale , Manufacturing Engineer - Advanced Process Technologies, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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