Production Supervisor Swing Shift

Job Info

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:

Achieve given team performance goals for Production. The goals will include efficiency, FPY, hours accuracy, scrap, time lost accuracy, DHR accuracy, and first pass cycle count.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, develop, and motivate production personnel to follow procedures, meet high quality standards, production schedules, and productivity requirements
  • Update and revise Manufacturing Process Instructions to ensure that MPIs are accurate and complete
  • Address line support issues as they arise (including technical-related issues)
  • Work closely with Engineering to resolve production issues and actively participant in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Document and report any variances, problems, issues, or concerns
  • Provide production personnel with expectations and performance feedback quarterly
  • Write and conduct formal annual performance reviews for production personnel
  • Plan, supervise, drive improvement, and report production performance including output, yields, root cause failures, efficiencies, and trends
  • Understand, train personnel, and enforce strict adherence to the applicable DOPs and SOPs of the Quality System
  • Assist in setting and attaining quarterly and annual production goals
  • Learn and enforce company safety policies and practices
  • Lead or support various Lean Manufacturing initiatives that involve a Mfg. based team.
  • Support sub-assembly or process outsourcing initiatives
  • Review/approve ECOs to determine impact on manufacturing.
  • Review and disposition discrepant material.  Implement corrective actions to prevent recurrences.
  • Evaluate designs for manufacturability (with respect to tooling and assembly methods).  Provide suggested change proposals, or tooling concepts during early design process phase.

Skill/Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's degree Manufacturing Operations, or related fields or minimum five years of either supervisory or engineering experience.  Experience in the medical device industry is preferred, specifically in the area of high volume instrument manufacturing.
  • Strong working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, DFT, and 6 Sigma.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers to perform daily work.  Familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of programs and MRP systems.  SAP and Agile experience preferred.
  • Superb communication skills, including written and verbal instruction.
  • The ideal candidate will have a love for a fast-paced and multi-focused work environment.

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

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

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