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At Intuitive, 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. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique. 

As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare’s complex challenges.

We believe a great idea can come from anywhere—inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and diverse 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 strive to 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 help to advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Primary Function of Position:

Contribute your technical manufacturing and equipment design skills to a dynamic development team creating precision instruments for minimally invasive robotic surgery. The role requires active participation in new product development teams that create and refine electro-mechanical components, assemblies, process documentation, tooling and test methods while challenging new product designs to improve efficacy, reliability, manufacturability and cost for robotic surgical instruments.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain and improve pilot “mid-volume” manufacturing assembly line, specifying and/or refining BOMs, workflow processes, manufacturing plan and detailed work instructions.
  • Design, document, procure, qualify, implement, and improve fixtures, tools and equipment.
  • Analyze instrument manufacturing line from a risk perspective (PFMEA) to incorporate and validate critical tests used in manufacturing.
  • Responsible for the validation and qualification of manufacturing equipment and processes leveraging standard qualification approaches (IQ/OQ/PQ).
  • Provide production support through successful and sustained project launch.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects with respect to first pass yield, cycle time reduction, product reliability, capacity enhancement and cost reduction.
  • Provide product and process DFx (Manufacturing, Assembly) input to enhance manufacturability of new products.
  • Takes responsibility for maintaining compliance with medical device quality system including corrective action closure, discrepant material dispositions and ECO implementation.
  • Provides technical support analyzing and /or performing failure analysis for discrepant production components, assemblies, and field returns.

Skill/Job Requirements:

  • Minimum BS / MS degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience as design or manufacturing engineer supporting product with significant mechanical / electromechanical content.
  • Must possess strong communication skills to interface with technicians, product development, planning, purchasing, regulatory, inspection, customer support and clinical marketing teams.
  • Prior responsibility for process, equipment or product validation/verification.
  • Prior experience complex device manufacturing is a plus
  • New product introduction/development desirable
  • CAD experience (preferred Solidworks).
  • Programming skills is a plus
  • Experience in an ISO 13485, ISO 9001, or medical device manufacturing environment a plus
  • Able to travel periodically to suppliers or Intuitive Mexicali plant.

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 

Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

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NPI Manufacturing Engineer