Intern - NPI Sourcing at Dexcom

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: San Diego, California

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.

Throughout the pandemic, one of our key priorities has been to keep employees as safe as possible. At this time, we plan for most of our summer internships to be virtual, with exceptions of essential groups. We ask for our intern candidates to be flexible to a virtual format or residence in the location of the position throughout the duration of the internship.


The NPI Sourcing Intern will support the NPI Strategic Sourcing team at Dexcom responsible for the sourcing and scale up activities for New Product Introduction. This team works closely with the R&D and Operations Departments at Dexcom to evaluate technology opportunities for cost, manufacturing and scalability. Members act as the point of contact for the procurement department on cross functional teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage with cross functional teams on New Products

  • Collect and analyze market and supplier data (i.e. spend, trends, etc.)

  • Negotiate and implement Supplier Agreements (NDA, MSA, SOW, etc) in conjunction with Staff Strategic Sourcing Managers

  • Daily sourcing processes and procedures

  • Support bring up of suppliers in APAC region

  • Evaluate potential technologies for manufacturability, scalability, cost, and business risk

  • Providing analytical support and leading projects for multiple assigned Sourcing category teams.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong written and communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team enviornment

  • Desire to work in a multi-cultural, multi-territory environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional Suite

  • Demonstrate exemplary integrity and ethics in all instances

Functional Description

Functional/Business Knowledge

  • Basic understanding of general job aspects and limited understanding of the detailed aspects of the job.

  • Acquires job skills and learns the policies and procedures required to complete routine tasks.


  • Work at this level requires following standardized, routine methods, under immediate supervision.

  • Assignments are routine in nature and expectation is to follow pre-established guidelines and procedures.

  • Contacts are mostly within own team and immediate supervisor.


  • Little responsibility for decisions as to method or selection of work.

  • Receives detailed instructions on routine work and new assignments.

  • Works under close supervision.


  • N/A

Field Sales

  • N/A

Experience and Education

  • Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience and a High school diploma/certificate or equivalent.

Workplace Type

  • The Workplace Type for this role is Flex. Based on the nature of your position you will be working onsite approximately 2-3 days per week from collaborative space and hoteling desks at our Dexcom sites. You will need to be located within commuting distance (typically 75 miles/120km) of your assigned Dexcom site.

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

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Dexcom. Only authorized staffing and recruiting agencies may use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes on specific requisitions. Dexcom does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to the Talent Acquisition team, Dexcom employees or any other company location. Dexcom is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

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