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Sr Manager Mechanical Engineering

Dexcom
San Diego, CA 92101
  • Job Code
    38339
About Dexcom:

Dexcom, Inc. empowers people to take control of diabetes through innovative continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Dexcom has emerged as a leader of diabetes care technology. By listening to the needs of users, caregivers, and providers, Dexcom simplifies and improves diabetes management around the world.

Summary:
Manages all equipment sustaining and scale up engineering activities, leads and develops the engineering team. Solves complex performance and operational issues to improve manufacturing processes. Oversee equipment installation, improvement, production and testing of product and processes.

Functional Description: Management

Directs and guides the activities of a mechanical systems and equipment design function. Manages and analyzes the testing and feasibility studies of mechanical products, instruments, subassemblies, and packaging for new and existing products. Directs the introduction of design changes to the manufacturing and drafting organizations. Evaluates final results of mechanical design and test to assure accomplishment of technical objectives. Ensures that proper documentation, such as test specifications and procedures, is provided to the appropriate functional area.

Functional/Business Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and awareness spans all aspects of the specific functional area.
  • Enhances understanding and knowledge of how functional objectives support corporate objectives.
  • Possesses indepth knowledge of leading best practices in area of expertise.

Scope:

  • Establishes operational objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to team members / supporting employees.
  • Provides guidance and support to team members / employees.
  • Establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements.
  • Requires the ability to effectively influence others and manage sensitive situations.

Judgement:

  • Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an indepth knowledge of organizational objectives.
  • Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results will add to costs and may impact the shortterm goals of the organization.

Management:

  • Manages activities of two or more sections or departments.
  • Directly manages the coordination of the activities within a function/department with responsibility for results.
  • In some instances may be responsible for a functional area or contracted / outsourced employees or matrixed reports and not have any direct reports within the organization.
  • People management responsibilities include hiring / terminations, performance reviews, career development coaching and compensation decisions.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree with 13+ years of industry experience.
  • 5-8 years of previous people management experience.

Workplace Type:
  • The Workplace Type for this role is Assigned Desk. Based on the nature of your role you will have an assigned desk or office located at a Dexcom site and should plan to be onsite approximately 4-5 days per week.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise resources in mechanical engineering, automation practices, equipment scale up and installation, safety practices, product transfer and equipment improvement to enhance product quality, decrease cost, and improve manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Resolves escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.
  • Check technical accuracy of work, oversee all equipment related technical details for manufacturing and review methods used to estimate future manufacturing requirements, production and field performance data.
  • Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility.
  • Give input into developing the budget.
  • Hiring, training, and mentoring of the engineering team. Write performance reviews.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven track record in commercialization and manufacture of high volume and/or complexity and management of equipment used therein.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this area. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Language Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to perform the following Physical Activity: Standing, walking, sitting, using hands, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell. May be required to lift 0 lbs. to over 100 lbs.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be exposed to the following environmental conditions: Wet or humid conditions, work near moving parts, work in high - precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non-weather), extreme cold (non-weather), risk of electric shock, work with explosives, risk of radiation, vibration. The noise level in this work environment can range from quiet to very loud.

Please note: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Dexcom Talent Acquisition at talentacquisition@dexcom.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

View the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision at this link.





Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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