Manufacturing Associate 4 - Pilot Operations at Dexcom in San Diego, California

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

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:
Manufacturing Associate 4s are to produce, inspect and/or test subassemblies, WIP products, and/or finished goods in support of R&D, Operations, or other functions within Dexcom.

Functional Description: Support Individual Contributor

Sets up and operates a variety of automatic or semi-automatic machines including robotic assembly equipment used in the production of the company's product. Responsible for the overall operation of potentially large-scale manufacturing machinery including actions such as feeding materials for processing, adjusting settings, performing minor repairs, and pulling finished product from the line. Works from process sheets or written/verbal instructions given by supervisor to perform production tasks. Checks and inspects operation results against predetermined tolerances.

Functional/Business Knowledge:


  • Complete understanding of the aspects of the job.

  • Applies high level of knowledge to complete a wide range of tasks that normally requires time management skills.

Scope:


  • Work at this level requires following established practices.

  • May independently plan own work, referring only unusual cases to supervisor.

  • Frequent contact with employees at all levels within the company.

  • Understands implications of work and makes recommendations for solutions.

Judgement:


  • Assignments are complex in nature where judgment and initiative is required in resolving problems and making recommendations.

  • Thoroughness and reliability are essential as errors would result in a possibility for loss and normally affect other groups.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Typically requires a minimum of 6-8 years of related experience and High School diploma/certificate or equivalent.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Work involves direct day-to-day supervision and planning of work activities for Sensor Pilot Operations.

  • Act as liaison between operator, supervisor/manager and various engineering groups.

  • Responsible for ensuring the proper execution of Engineering Requests and associated documentation.

  • Assist supervisor/manager to plan and schedule resources and equipment.

  • Assist supervisor/manager to conduct and document training.

  • Ensure on-time equipment maintenance and calibration.

  • Ensure compliance to all applicable regulations to FDA, ISO, OSHA, etc.

  • Interact with cross-functional departments, such as Production, Engineering, and R&D, to resolve issues associated with quality, equipment, manufacturing systems, etc.

  • This position assumes and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Must have leadership experience.

  • Must be able to review, understand and train to Experimental Requests.

  • Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate all issues and problems associated with an Experimental Request to Engineering, supervisor and/or manager.

  • Must be able to clearly and accurately present at the daily Gemba meeting.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with Enterprise Software or other logistics background is a plus.

  • Knowledge and experience with implementation of Lean Manufacturing.

Travel Required:

  • Up to 25%

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.

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.

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 Talent Acquisition at talentacquisition@dexcom.com.

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