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Material Handler 3 - Sunnyvale, CA

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Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and 
decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority. 

Primary Function of Position:

The Material Handler 3 is an advanced position requiring significant experience in warehousing operations, exceptional technical skills (equipment operation, counting, space utilization, handling efficiency), in-depth knowledge of ISI’s inventory management systems and software (Agile, SAP, WMS), strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The Material Handler 3 is responsible for material-handling duties in support of operations and other internal customers.  To be eligible, a Material Handler must be in good standing (attendance, quality, behavior) and certified to and excel in a minimum of 3 key tasks from the following:  receiving; parts put-away; point-of-use parts replenishment (Route Runner); material transfers (MT); stock transfer orders (STO); single parts presentation kitting (SPP); systems packing (all carts); packaging.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

Following training and certification(s), this position has responsibility and authority for:

  • All Material Handler 1 &2 Roles and Responsibilities:
    • Receiving materials, physically and systemically, to be used in operations and engineering projects.
    • Physically and systemically moving approved materials between staging areas, storage locations and WIP locations.
    • Point-of-use parts replenishment for designated work areas.
    • Production parts replenishment via SPP kitting.
    • Fulfilling and transacting MT requests, received either electronically or via hard copy.
    • Fulfilling and transacting Sales Orders.
    • Packing System carts, FRUs and kits.
    • Performing systemic transactions in both SAP and ISI’s Warehouse Management System (WMS).
    • Complying with materials management policies and processes, including First In/ First Out (FIFO) material rotation, 5-S, Safety, Quality, Attendance and Good Warehousing/Housekeeping processes.
    • Participating in the daily cycle counts.
    • Operating material handling equipment (fork lift, pallet jack, order-picking machine).
    • Communicating via e-mail the status of material movements and transactions to appropriate internal customers.
    • Participate in the implementation of department projects up to and including leading a project team.
    • Actively participate in the Continuous Improvement (CI) program, including both the creation and implementation of CIs.
    • Under the guidance of department trainers or designated trainers, assist in the hands-on training of new personnel or personnel being cross-trained.
  • Leading the daily cycle counts.
  • Identify areas or opportunities for operational improvement. Focusing on efficiency and quality, develop proposals for systems and process improvement.  Gain consensus from Supervisor and drive the implementation of improvements. 
  • Become knowledgeable of all key tasks performed by Lead and fill the Lead position when the Lead is absent, including the assignment of department personnel throughout a shift and maintenance/issuance of required reports.
  • Be proficient in the role of deputized trainer.  At the direction of the Supervisor, train new personnel or cross-train existing personnel, including all required documentation, record keeping and reporting.
    Skill/Job Requirements:

    Competency Requirements: (competency is based on: education, training, skills and experience.)

    • Possess high school degree or equivalent.
    • Minimum 4-years of experience in Material Handling operations preferred.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with peers and internal customers, both verbally and written.
    • Inventory control experience (cycle counting, physical inventories).
    • Experience and/or certification in operating material-handling equipment.
    • Ability to lift material up to 50 lbs.
    • Extensive walking and repetitive physical motion (squatting, bending, lifting, climbing ladders) is required.
    • Experience with computer systems (MS Office, SAP, Agile,WMS).
    • Certified to a minimum of 3 key material-handling tasks.  Must consistently exceed efficiency standards and quality goals when performing them.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, specifically leadership, coaching and training.
    • Strong verbal and written skills required to effectively communicate with Team members and internal customers.

    We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

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Sunnyvale, CA
United States of America

Light Industrial / LI - Manufacturing

Job Type:
Direct Hire Position
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Posted Date:9/28/2020


Contact: Tahnesha.Cabaza@intusurg.com

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Job Title: Material Handler 3

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Job Type: Direct Hire Position

Reference ID: 1039159

Posted Date: 9/28/2020

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