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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.

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Primary Function of Position:
The Industrial Engineer 3 will lead efforts to improve the efficiency of physical and transactional processes throughout the organization. In this position, the IE 3 will take a leadership role in advocating for a continuous improvement culture, executing projects of moderate to large scope across manufacturing operations, and driving lean improvement across numerous processes. The IE 3 may mentor junior staff and will be considered a technical SME. The candidate should have a strong track record of continuous improvement results, experience with project management and good soft skills.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Participate and may lead Industrial Engineering projects and activities. Projects may include value stream mapping, design reviews, new product development and introduction, new line or facility start-up, and facility design.
  • Run structured technical problem solving investigations and utilize data driven analysis to provide recommendations and solutions to achieve improvement.
  • Evaluate operations and identify improvement opportunities, utilizing data analysis and metrics to build a business case, and deliver on execution. Monitor operational metrics including labor hours, WIP levels, and productivity, analyze data for trends, and collaborate with process owners to improve.
  • Review and analyze work cell layout, process flow, material flow, etc. Assess best practices. Recommend cost-effective solutions for improving the utilization and efficiency of personnel, equipment and/or physical space. Lead projects that will result in improved costs and/or enhanced quality.
  • Perform duties and train in the areas of time standards, line balancing, simulation modeling, cost estimation, manpower planning, and continuous improvement.
  • Support large building or multi-cell layout changes. May lead layout changes of moderate size with minimal oversight.
  • Upon request, perform strategic analysis and communicate findings effectively to various levels of management. This may include assessing long-range capacity forecasts from analysis to recommendations and justification for facilities, equipment, and/or manpower requirements for new or sustaining product ramp.
  • May propose and/or draft reports or dashboards to support data analysis.
  • May build simple reports or dashboards for analysis and deeper understanding.

May maintain existing reports or dashboards as required

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

Base Requirements
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree required in Industrial Engineering or related discipline, and 4 years minimum of applicable, progressive work experience.
  • Strong verbal communication and group presentation skills required.
  • Proficient general software and data analysis skills required (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)
  • General project management skills.
  • Ability to lead small to moderately sized change management initiatives.
  • Proven ability to manage many projects concurrently and in a timely fashion.
  • Advocating for Lean Manufacturing programs within the manufacturing operation.
  • Understands implications of change and can work within Quality Systems.
  • Minimal travel required (<10%).

Preferred Requirements

  • Advanced data analysis skillset (e.g. Tableau, VBA, R, etc.) preferred.
  • Simulation modeling experience (e.g. Simul8, Arena, etc) preferred.
  • Experience working in medical device manufacturing and knowledge of industry regulations preferred.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification with project experience preferred.
  • New Product Development/Introduction experience preferred.
  • Facility design and construction management experienced preferred.

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, 10 % of the Time

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Industrial Engineer