Assembly Technician

Blacksburg, Virginia

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 hands-on skills and attention to detail to a dynamic development and manufacturing team that creates sensing platforms for minimally invasive, medical robotic equipment.  The Assembly Technician position is being added due to growth at Intuitive’s Blacksburg office and is responsible for building assemblies on the Blacksburg, VA manufacturing line. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Produce mechanical, electrical, and fiber optic assemblies on a manufacturing line
  • Conduct testing of fiber optic assemblies
  • Closely follow documented assembly and test processes
  • Conduct basic troubleshooting of manufacturing issues
  • Support experiments lead by manufacturing engineering
  • Document test results using paper and electronic means (Word, Excel, SAP)
  • Perform SAP transactions related to manufacturing
  • Work with engineering to improve assembly and manufacturing methods
  • Follows all corporate, safety and production procedures and regulations

Skills, Experience, Education & Training:

  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum Experience: AA or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school a plus
  • 2 or more years of professional experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous manufacturing experience with ERP and/or document control systems a plus
  • Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Previous experience with ISO 9001, ISO 13485, or similar QMS preferred
  • Hands-on technician with the proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Attention to detail with focus on quality
  • Fiber optic experience preferred
  • Soldering experience a plus

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

Travel Requirements: No Shift: Shift 1 - Day

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