Electronics Technician
Intuitive Surgical 28 reviews - Sunnyvale, CA

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Customer Support and Services

Primary Location


United States-California-Santa Clara County-Sunnyvale




Electronics Technician




Primary Function of Position:
The PCA RMA Electronics Technician works under minimal direction; follows oral and/or written instructions and performs complex bench assembly; performs product testing to produce tested PCAs and electro-mechanical chassis or associated sub-assemblies

Roles and Responsibilities:
Performs complex PCA testing, , and repair of SMT assemblies.

Work closely with Engineering to help diagnose and resolve PCA quality issues

Execute PCA rework plans within the PCA Cell

Ability to verify assembly documentation accuracy, perform complex electronic test equipment set-ups, and interpret engineering drawings. Understands electrical schematics and the control of advanced electro-mechanical systems.

Able to solder and rework fine pitch surface mount devices.

Assembles new or prototype or custom products according to minimal work instructions or prints.

Implement new equipment and conducts process validations and equipment qualifications.

Performs basic preventive maintenance and repairs on production equipment.

Ability to cross-train others in areas of expertise.

Properly completes manufacturing documentation. Initiates material requests, reports quality issues, records measurements as needed. Can report work order information into computer.

Follows all corporate, safety and production procedures and regulations.


Skill/Job Requirements:
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent; AA or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school. A minimum of 2-3 years of related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, write and understand English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as engineering schematics, operating and maintenance instructions, procedures, etc. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees, supervisors, engineers and upper management.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute averages, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs and line graphs. Ability to understand basic statistics such as standard deviations, mean, and other SPC terminology.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to understand the basic material flow from the stock room to finished goods, Bill-of-Material structure, and cycle counting procedures. Ability to report actual or potential quality issues. Ability to suggest and assist with the documentation and implementation of process improvements.

Computer skills:
Ability to use personal computers as part of daily work.. This may include basic word processing and spreadsheet software. Ability to use systems (QAD/Agile/SAP) to check inventory balances, BOM structures, drawings, or inventory locations. Ability to use email and online documentation.

Other skills and abilities:
Advanced knowledge of PCs and associated software including control and test of electro-mechanical systems. Ability to work varying shifts. Must have ability to complete training courses. Ability to work productively with engineering. Must have experience with various electro-mechanical components such as motors, encoders, potentiometers, and computerized system control.

About this company
28 reviews
Intuitive Surgical is haptic to meet you. Employing haptics (the science of computer-aided touch sensitivity), the firm developed the da...