Senior Quality Engineer Electromechanical Systems

Intuitive

3.5

(6)

Sunnyvale, CA

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  • Time away to take care of your newborn, the total time varies by country
  • Equity in the company in the form of a cash bonus or restricted stock depending on your county and role to help you grow your finances
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    Job Description

    Primary Function of Position:

    Intuitive Surgical designs and manufactures highly complex surgical systems including cameras, instruments, and accessories for use in surgery. We are looking for a proven quality functional person to support the projects associated with the development of next generation innovation products.

    Senior Quality Engineer supports product development from concept through commercialization and will serve as the core team member for the cross-functional product development team. Senior Quality engineer will provide expertise and guidance to the team on design control and risk management, Software Development Life Cycle, and Design for Reliability and Manufacturing. In addition, this position will play an active role to ensure that the developed products meet quality standards consistent with Intuitive' s quality processes, while meeting all external design control and regulatory requirements.

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Proven contributor to the planning and execution of design controls, risk management, and design verification/validation for new products

      • Participate and support the development of product design history file and ensure compliance to internal processes and external standards and regulations.
      • Understand user needs and assure they are translated to the design, while ensuring compliance to usability and human factors standards and regulations.
      • Partner with engineering to define design inputs, design outputs, and traceability matrices.
      • Contribute to the strategy and execution of risk-based design verification and validation.
      • Participate and support the development of product risk management file, to analyze and assess the product risks associated with user, design, process and supplier.
    • Ensure reliable and scalable designs to transferred to manufacturing

      • Review design architectures, selections, requirements, and drawings from early design
      • Collaborate with manufacturing, purchasing, test engineering, and supplier engineering to facilitate transfer of scalable designs into production.
      • Assist in supplier selection, qualification, certification, and performance improvement.
      • Contribute to new product development Technical Reviews and Design Reviews.
    • Support Regulatory Affairs with creating submissions and responding to submission questions.

    • Support internal and external audits, including preparation and direct interaction with auditors.

    Qualifications

    Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

    • Education: Minimum Bachelor's degree in electrical, mechanical or system engineering, math, or physics.
    • Minimum 8+ years of working experience in Quality Engineering, minimum 4 years in electromechanical systems and/or software design and development
    • Solid understanding of design control and risk management from early design and development through commercialization; Demonstrated experience with electromechanical system from concept through launch is required.
    • Experience with medical standards compliance, including ISO 13485, ISO 14971 and FDA Quality System Regulations with a focus on design controls and design optimization.
    • Able to navigate quality system with minimal oversight on personal projects.
    • Balanced risk decision making to drive product quality, gain consensus, and work through technical challenges.
    • Solves complex problem with minimal oversight.
    • Able to articulate complex information to teams, including executive management.

    Additional Information

    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.

    We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

    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.

    Preference will be given to qualified candidates who do not reside, or plan to reside, in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, or Tennessee.

    We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

    Base Salary Range Region 1: $139,400 USD - $200,600 USD
    Base Salary Range Region 2: $118,500 USD - $170,500 USD
    Shift: Day
    Travel: None
    Workplace Type: Set Schedule - This job will be onsite weekly, the percentage of onsite work will be defined by the leader.

    Why you should apply for a job to Intuitive:

  • 80% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Lyra mental health benefit provides up to 12 free therapy sessions annually for employees and their dependents
  • Time away to take care of your newborn, the total time varies by country
  • Equity in the company in the form of a cash bonus or restricted stock depending on your county and role to help you grow your finances