PMC/IQC Technician

Blacksburg, VA, United States Posted 5 days ago
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Sunnyvale, CA, United States
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Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: United States-Virginia-US-VA-Blacksburg
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 192748


Joining Intuitive Surgical 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. Compensation includes competitive salary and benefits with exceptional bonus, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), and new hire and annual stock grant programs.

Position Overview:

Contribute your hands-on skills and attention to detail to a dynamic development and manufacturing team that creates sensing platforms for minimally invasive robotic surgery. The PMC/IQC technician position is being added due to growth at Intuitive’s Blacksburg office. The role supports manufacturing operations by performing all preventive maintenance and calibration (PMC) activities for equipment on the manufacturing line, coordinating PMC activities with third parties when those activities cannot be performed in-house. The PMC/IQC technician will also perform incoming quality control (IQC) activities for all raw materials and subassemblies that are delivered to the Blacksburg office. The IQC effort will revolve around documentation review and performing basic part measurements.

The candidate must work closely with warehouse staff, planners, and manufacturing management to prioritize daily and monthly workload. He or she must have a high attention to detail and excel in a high-energy team environment.

PMC Roles and Responsibilities:

• Perform assessments and support troubleshooting of equipment not performing per equipment specifications
• Create and implement Equipment Events (EEs) in SAP, ensuring satisfactory and immediate response to repair
• Maintain PMC database and generate monthly PM and Calibration reports
• Issue asset numbers for new or duplicate tooling & fixtures
• Maintain calibration certificates and user manuals
• Assist and/or perform in Installation/Operational qualification (IQ/OQ) activities on Equipment Fixtures and Tooling
• Perform on-site preventive maintenance & calibration activities
• Coordinate PMC activities with 3rd parties, including submission of purchase requisitions
• Develop and maintain spare parts inventory
• Develop and maintain duplicate fixture/tooling list
• Maintain documentation and records of PMC activities
• Perform any other projects or duties that may be assigned

IQC Roles and Responsibilities:

• Conduct first article inspections (FAI) of purchased parts and assemblies to procedures or specifications and disposition based upon results
• Perform documentation reviews (e.g. vendor CoC, test results) and communicate deficiencies to purchasing and/or supplier engineering
• Initiate variance requests (VR) in SAP for identified non-conforming materials
• Create inspection history files and document inspection results
• Maintain traceability of component materials as to inspection status
• Handle materials in accordance to procedures and prevent mix-ups, damage or other adverse effects.
• Log/track materials from receiving inspection process including recording transactions and moving materials to stock locations
• Communicate inspection results to appropriate personnel
• Maintain accurate identification and quantities of materials

Skill/Job Requirements:

• High school diploma or equivalent required
• AA or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school a plus
• Previous manufacturing experience with ERP (SAP preferred) and document control systems required
• Experience troubleshooting and resolving anomalies in Equipment, Fixtures, and Tooling
• Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
• Understanding of Quality Control, Inspection, PMC, and GMP
• Strong communication and documentation skills
• Working knowledge of electronics and mechanical concepts
• Comfortable troubleshooting and resolving complex assemblies
• Experience with basic measurement tools such as calipers and micrometers
• Previous experience with ISO 9001, ISO 13485, or similar QMS
• Occasional travel to the other ISI offices will be required for training

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.
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