Manager Manufacturing
Dexcom, Inc

Mesa, Arizona

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

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.

Incumbents at this level will manage and coordinate a department or division within the Dexcom Manufacturing Operations organization. This position will set goals, establish priorities, manage resources, develop concepts and approaches, review project progress and results, and make management decisions. Operational activities may include planning, developing, building, designing or any other aspect of manufacturing operations work. This job spends a significant amount of time managing and directing the operation of the assigned staff.

Functional Description: Management

Directs the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Makes budgetary recommendations and at higher levels, controls capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor. Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Functional/Business Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and awareness spans all aspects of the specific functional area.
  • Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and knowledge of company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
  • Develops a proficiency of the company's business / market in order to inform decisions.

  • Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.
  • Provides guidance to team members / supporting employees using established company policies.
  • Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors, customers, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company.

  • Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors.
  • Follows processes and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results will add to costs and may impact the short-term goals of the organization.

  • Manages the coordination of department/functional activities with responsibility for results, methods and staffing.
  • In some instances may be responsible for a functional area or contracted / outsourced employees or matrixed reports.
  • 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 8-12 years of industry experience.
  • 2-5 years of previous management or lead experience.

Workplace Type:
  • The Workplace Type for this role is Non Desk. Based on the nature of your position you will be working onsite in your assigned work area. You will have space onsite for your personal items, but will not have an assigned desk. You should plan to be onsite based on your current shift schedule.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Effectively partners with counterparts to accelerate employee development and success
  • Influences business partners to ensure Supervisor needs are satisfied and represented in business decisions
  • Works on problems or projects of moderate to large scope in which analysis of situation or data requires review of identifiable factors.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action.
  • Acts as advisor to unit or sub-units. Becomes actively involved as required to meet schedules or resolve problems.
  • Responsible for ensuring department is committed to and conforms to the company quality system procedures as documented.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all aspects of continuous improvement or operational activities within the assigned department or section.
  • Supervise subordinate personnel including: hiring, determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, coaching, initiating corrective or disciplinary actions, and establishing and sustaining long-term human resources and skill requirements for the various manufacturing operations teams.
Required Qualifications:
  • Use logic to identify reasons, facts, or data to draw conclusions and propose solutions.
  • Lead, work with or contribute to a work group or team to complete assigned task(s).
  • Use automated software applications.
  • Supervise others; identify the best person for a task, assign and direct work; conduct employee evaluations; staff training and development; take appropriate disciplinary/corrective actions; make hiring/termination recommendations; manage a work force to ensure fair employment practices.
  • Communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally.
  • Establish objectives and specify the strategies and actions to achieve these objectives.
  • Coordinate the activities or tasks of people, departments or divisions.
  • Evaluate information against a set of standards.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt expertise (or equivalent) is a plus.
  • Coordinate and/or act as a liaison between work units, shifts, departments, functions, corporate partners, etc.
  • Organize continuous improvement or manufacturing operations department to accomplish goals effectively.
  • Ensure continuous improvement or operations activities are carried out in accordance with specified guidelines and timeframes. Maintain conformity with company and/or industry rules and regulations within subordinate reporting structure.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the continuous improvement or manufacturing fields.
  • Recommend changes that will result in the most economical cost of design, development, production or manufacturing.
  • Participate or drive new product introductions into commercial manufacturing as required.
  • Drive annual and semi-updated departmental budgeting activities.
  • This position assumes and performs other duties as assigned.

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

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.

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