Manufacturing Equipment Technician

Sunnyvale, California

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At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: 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. 
As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare’s hardest challenges and advance what is possible. 
Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere—we strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves. 
Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture—our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world 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 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 advance the world of minimally invasive care. 

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Primary Function of Position:

An Equipment technician providing mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repairs for Manufacturing and Test equipment used to produce minimally invasive medical devices for the Ion robotic-assisted endoluminal platform.  In addition, this candidate will assist the Ion Equipment Engineering staff in equipment assembly, testing, rebuild, and validation. This manufacturing and test equipment will range in complexity from custom manual fixtures to semi-automated electro-mechanical systems. 

This position will play a critical role in sustaining Ion production and assisting the engineering development and implementation of cutting-edge manufacturing capabilities for Ion operations.


  • Performs assembly, installation, troubleshooting, and repairs on electro-mechanical equipment used in the manufacturing processes.
    • Read mechanical drawings, electrical wiring and pneumatic diagrams
    • Install, diagnose, and repair equipment at assembly and component level
    • Troubleshoot equipment software under supervision.
  • Work with Preventive Maintenance team to perform PM procedures on a periodic basis.
  • Support activities related to equipment qualification and process validation
  • Work with Equipment engineering staff and other teams to contribute ideas and improvement regarding the design, maintenance, or process of manufacturing equipment.
  • Review/maintain spare parts for equipment
  • Work overtime when necessary to support high priority requests or meet project goals.
  • Perform other duties as needed to assist with Equipment engineering projects


Skill/Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of a High School diploma or GED required. Associate of Science Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience of relevant electrical/mechanical tests, troubleshooting, and repair. Vocational or technical education or certification in addition to prior work experience a plus.
  • Experience in equipment used in catheter and similar manufacturing process preferred
  • Experience in assembly of mechatronics components such as sensors, motion and vision components
  • Uses a variety of hand, power, and test tools and equipment; machining experience a plus
  • Basic wiring (AC/DC), cabling, and electronics knowledge; handling ESD-sensitive components a plus
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethics, flexible, organized
  • Works well with others in a supportive and dynamic team environment
  • Able to effectively communicate ideas and issues to Equipment staff and other teams
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills, such as Word and Excel; SAP a plus
  • Experience working in a clean room environment a plus
  • Lift up to 50 pounds to a workbench under ideal conditions
  • Able to travel periodically (5%)


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.

Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Travel Requirements:Yes, 10 % of the Time Shift:Shift 1 - Day

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