Supplier Quality Engineer 2 at Dexcom, Inc

Posted in Other about 23 hours ago.

Location: Mesa, Arizona

Job Description:

The Company

Dexcom Corporation (NASDAQ DXCM; Market Cap $44.3B) is a pioneer and global leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). Dexcom began as a small company with a big dream: To forever change how diabetes is managed. To unlock information and insights that drive better health outcomes. Here we are 25 years later, having pioneered an industry. And we're just getting started. We are broadening our vision beyond diabetes to empower people to take control of health. That means personalized, actionable insights aimed at solving important health challenges. To continue what we've started: Improving human health.

We are driven by nearly 10,000 ambitious, passionate people worldwide who are willing to fight like warriors to earn the trust of our customers by listening, serving with integrity, thinking big, and being dependable. We've already changed millions of lives and we're ready to change millions more. Our future ambition is to become a leading consumer health technology company while continuing to develop solutions for serious health conditions. We'll get there by constantly reinventing unique biosensing-technology experiences. Though we've come a long way from our small company days, our dreams are bigger than ever. The opportunity to improve health on a global scale stands before us.

Meet the team:

The Supplier Quality Engineer 2 engages suppliers in three fundamental means:

  • Supplier evaluation to drive supplier assessments to determine supplier abilities to meet Dexcom requirements.

  • Material qualification to drive material assessments to determine conformance to requirements.

  • Supplier development to improve capabilities of key suppliers and/or materials.

Where you come in:

  • Maintain the supplier quality management system according to written policies and procedures. Will provide input on compliance and continuous improvement of business processes.

  • Provide support in conducting supplier audits, monitor supplier performance, provide information for supplier program metrics and periodic reports, and assist in administration of the supplier corrective action system.

  • Ability to travel in the U.S. and internationally.

  • Ensures ongoing supplier program transparency and open communication between cross-functional departments.

  • Maintains the Supplier Audit Schedule and monitors compliance with this schedule, on an ongoing basis.

  • May attend and support internal audits by regulatory and other outside agencies.

  • Transitions to establishing and maintaining supplier Quality Agreements, where needed, and any joint periodic supplier business reviews.

  • Reviews and approves supplier documentation (protocols, reports, specifications, etc.), as defined in the Quality Agreement.

  • May work as a member of the design team, as required. Some type of activities may include assisting with defining design inputs; designing components and processes; verifying that design outputs satisfy design inputs.

  • Have knowledge of techniques like six sigma, lean manufacturing, sampling plans and statistics; utilizing these techniques as appropriate per Dexcom and/or industry recognized standards.

  • Takes the initiative to suggest systems and process improvements that: increase product safety; increase product consistency and conformance to requirements; improve production efficiency and communication; reduce operating and scrap costs.

  • Reads and understands specifications and inspection criteria.

  • Reads schematics and mechanical drawings and provides input into revisions as needed.

  • Works and communicates effectively and professionally in a team environment with minimal supervision.

  • Applies proficient computer skills in the use of Microsoft Office and database applications (such as Oracle and Agile).

  • Has understanding of Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA) and Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEA).

  • Possess a basic understanding of the Quality Systems Regulations 21CFR Part 820 and international quality systems and medical device standards including ISO 13485.

  • Assumes and performs other duties as assigned.

What makes you successful:

  • Possess manufacturing experience in any of the following processes:

    • Injection molding

    • Extrusion

    • Stamping

    • Electronics (PCB and PCBA manufacturing)

    • Wire manufacturing

    • Machining

    • Assembly

  • Possess continual improvement background (6 sigma, Lean Manufacturing, etc.).

  • Excellent communications and excellent collaboration, with expected internal and external interfaces. (Internal examples: Supplier Quality, Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing, Regulatory Affairs, Receiving Inspection. External examples: Suppliers).

  • Possess and exercise excellent business acumen.

  • Ability to manage work with a positive attitude while working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to manage shifting priorities with minimal difficulties.

  • Previous training and/or certification to perform quality audits is highly desired.

  • Experience with supplier quality programs is highly desired.

  • Previous medical device experience.

  • Previous supplier quality engineering or quality engineering experience.

What you'll get:

  • A front row seat to life changing CGM technology. Learn about our brave #dexcomwarriors community.

  • A full and comprehensive benefits program.

  • Growth opportunities on a global scale.

  • Access to career development through in-house learning programs and/or qualified tuition reimbursement.

  • An exciting and innovative, industry-leading organization committed to our employees, customers, and the communities we serve.

Travel Required:

  • 15-25%

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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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.

$68,200.00 - $113,600.00
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