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Senior Manager, Mechanical Engineering

Company: Intuitive
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPrimary Function of Position:Intuitive Surgical designs and manufactures highly complex mechanical systems for use in surgery. The Sr. Manager of Mechanical Engineering is responsible for guiding the exploration, development, documentation, and verification of new product designs. The Sr. Manager of Mechanical Engineer is also responsible for functional management of a group of Mechanical Engineers (and other technical personnel) and selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the group.Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide design engineering team leadership and foster environment that encourages first principles thinking, creativity, risk taking, and crisp execution
    • Develop compelling product architectures that are robust and extensible
    • Align with cross functional teams to ensure designs provide value to patients, surgeons, and hospitals
    • Decipher complex situations and set appropriate priorities to focus team for success
    • Negotiate with senior management and internal customers to define/refine product pillars and business goals
    • Manage, coach, and develop a team of high functioning mechanical engineers
      • Establish team objectives and individual work goals consistent with overall product development goals
      • Assign tasks, set priorities, establish metrics, and track progress
      • Assess employee performance and provide coaching to improve performance
      • Support mechanical engineers in the development of functional specifications and related risk documents
      • Manage drafters, technicians, and other support personnel as required
      • Manage department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and drafting/design guidelines
      • Ensure design engineers follow appropriate design history file guidelines per regulatory requirements and hold design reviews in accordance with product development procedures
      • Provide engineering resources to support Manufacturing, Materials, Test Engineering, and Service to facilitate transfer of designs
      • Provide administrative leadership / control for planning, staffing, budgeting, and project/program cost tracking.

Keywords: Intuitive, Sunnyvale , Senior Manager, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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