Sr. Product Manager, Advanced Product Development

Intuitive Surgical Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 1 week ago

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:

The Senior Product Manager will be responsible for the Product Management leadership of next generation Da Vinci Products.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Product Design

  • Propose next generation products and services aligned with the company's long-term objectives:

  • Identify and clearly articulate unmet customer needs

  • Evaluate fit of prototype product solutions

  • Evaluate critical business requirements and potential product impact

  • Negotiate core product tradeoffs and create alignment across key stakeholders

  • Draft the top-level product design requirements

  • Draft the validation plan designed to demonstrate the need, solution and business value

  • Clearly define product prioritization in the context of the full product portfolio

  • Evaluate competitive products, emerging technology and its potential impact to Intuitive's product lines

Business Analysis

  • Identify high potential product investigations in terms of potential market size and potential customer benefit

  • Evaluate willingness to pay of proposed product concepts

  • Negotiate core product tradeoffs between cost and performance and align key stakeholders

Inbound and Outbound Business Development

  • Work with the design engineering and business development teams to evaluate external technologies opportunities and prioritize as necessary

Qualifications

Core Competencies, Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • Highly passionate with a deep connection to product design and product development

  • Ownership mindset, willing to learn Intuitive specific technology, customers, business models

  • Already comfortable or willing to learn medical device design strategy and practices

  • Should have led the design process for successful products previously

  • Unmet need finding, ethnographic research practices

  • Comfortable advocating for iterative prototype development methods, Ideate, Design, Test

  • Sufficient business knowledge to work with finance partners to evaluate the viability of the business around proposed products or services

  • Persuasive communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to set and meet goals based on department and corporate objectives

  • Ability to work in surgical labs and hospital patient care areas is required

  • Ability to travel up to 25% for field related activities. Some international travel required.

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.

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 : 25% of the time


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