Sr Mechanical Engineer
Dexcom, Inc

San Diego, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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About Dexcom

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), develops and markets Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and by healthcare providers for the treatment of people with diabetes. The company is the leader in transforming diabetes care and management by providing CGM technology to help patients and healthcare professionals better manage diabetes. Since the company's inception, Dexcom has focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions that are best in class - while empowering the community to take control of diabetes. Dexcom reported full-year 2022 revenues of $2.9B, a growth of 18% over 2021. Headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company employs over 8,000 people worldwide.

Meet the team:

The Sr. Mechanical Engineer will be joining the Manufacturing Equipment Engineering group providing technical support to projects, functions, and strategic objectives, concentrating on the development of new products, processes, and equipment/systems. The engineer will carry out hands-on investigations and troubleshooting of manufacturing issues, collect data to document improvements in product quality and increase productivity or cost reductions.

Where you come in:

  • Contributes to the development of scalable processes, product assembly equipment, system architecture, robotics concepts, and tooling with internal and external development teams.
  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain production-level standalone fixtures, and semi-automated or automated equipment to improve product quality and increase productivity or reduce costs. Requires design and hands-on experience with high-volume automation assembly machines.
  • Develop test plans, protocols, and reports to ensure designs meet product and part specifications, regulatory requirements, and applicable standards for new equipment and processes including IQ/OQ/PQ protocols
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams per the project scope including qualifications of components and products. Duties include providing technical guidance, communicating design and manufacturing intent, validation activities, as well as some project management level tasks.
  • Collaborates with R&D to integrate manufacturing principles (DFM/DFA) for new products and processes. And support vendor controls engineers with sustaining and new automation equipment changes.
  • Plan, design, develop, and execute production cost and/or quality improvement projects including all necessary documentation.

What makes you successful:
  • Understanding of Manufacturing Statistical methods, such as process capability and Design of Experiments.
  • Experience with applying statistical tools used to assist in development and troubleshooting of products and processes.
  • Analyze field and/or manufacturing failures of mechanical components, sub-assemblies, and instruments, and provide corrective and preventative solutions and actions.
  • Experience in working with PLC, HMI, robotics, and vision systems.
  • Project Management leadership in areas focusing on design changes, process improvements, outsourcing, material cost reduction, and other plant efficiency efforts.
  • At this level a graduate degree may be desirable with 3 years of related experience

Travel Required:
  • 15-25%

Experience and Education
  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree and a minimum of 5-8 years of related experience

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Dexcom's AAP may be viewed upon request by contacting Talent Acquisition at

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

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$91,400.00 - $152,300.00

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