Digital Process Excellence Intern

Digital Process Excellence Intern

Intuitive Surgical | Sunnyvale, CA, 94085, US
Salary Range:$37,000 – $45,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 9 days ago

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Company Description

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.

Job Description

Primary Function of Position:

* As the Digital Process Excellence Intern, your primary focus will be on process improvement and operational efficiency in the Digital business unit of Intuitive. You will report to the Senior Digital Process Excellence Lead to work with key stakeholders in a variety of cross functional areas to improve Quality Management System processes. You will leverage your skillset in root cause analysis and continuous improvement to drive and lead a special project that will improve on market product manufacturing and help with long-term digital strategy.

Roles & Responsibilities

* Perform Continuous Improvement activities including but not limited to: Kaizen events, Value Stream Mapping, and Process Improvement
* Understand existing QMS procedures and business processes
* Communicate with Engineering, Quality, Supplier, Supply Chain, and other cross functional groups to drive improvement activities


University Hiring Program Eligibility Requirements:

* University Enrollment: Must be currently enrolled in and returning to an accredited degree-seeking academic program in the Fall.
* Internship Work Period: Must be available to work full-time (approximately 40 hours per week) during a 10-12 week period starting May or June. Specific start dates are shared during the recruiting process.

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

* Current enrollment in an Engineering, Supply Chain, Information systems, Information technology (IT)or Accounting degree-seeking program at the Bachelor's or Master's level
* Highly Skilled at Root Cause Analysis
* Strong Communication Skills
* Medical Device Background or Interest Highly Encouraged
* Continuous Improvement/Lean Six Sigma Background or Interest Highly Encouraged

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.

Shift : Day

Travel : None