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Quality Technician

Company: Intuitive Surgical
Location: blacksburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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: The IQC/PMC technician position is being added due to growth at Intuitive's Blacksburg office. The role supports manufacturing operations by performing 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 IQC/PMC technician will also perform incoming quality control (IQC) activities for raw materials and subassemblies that are delivered to the Blacksburg office. The IQC effort will revolve around documentation review, performing basic part measurements, and advanced fiber optics evaluations. 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. IQC Roles and Responsibilities (80% Estimate): Use basic measurement equipment to 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 Perform inspections of fiber optics materials using advanced equipment and software following written procedures 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 PMC Roles and Responsibilities (20% Estimate): 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 in and/or perform activities for Installation/Operational qualification (IQ/OQ) of 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 Skills, Experience, Education & Training: Minimum High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum 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 Fiber optic experience preferred Comfortable troubleshooting and resolving complex assemblies Experience with basic measurement tools such as calipers and micrometers Ability to lift material up to 50 lbs Previous experience with ISO 9001, ISO 13485, or similar QMS Occasional travel to other ISI offices may be required for training 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 : No

Keywords: Intuitive Surgical, Blacksburg , Quality Technician, Other , blacksburg, Virginia

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