Staff Technical Program Manager at Dexcom (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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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 expected full-year 2021 revenues of $2.48B, a growth of 27% over 2020. Headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company employs over 6,000 people worldwide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works on highly complex Operation Programs from inception through commercialization to include:
    • Manufacturing equipment automation
    • New product line implementation and transfer into manufacturing
    • Production scale-up
    • Change Order Plan (COP) closure and if needed FDA filing
  • Collaborates and drives design qualification strategies with Quality Assurance
  • Collaborates and drives process improvement activities that involve complex equipment or facility changes or additions with manufacturing.
  • Establish Strategies, advise and communicate project/program plan and status to management and cross functional teams.
  • Anticipates and prevents issues to schedule, resources, scope. Drives risk assessment as well as resolution.
  • Partner with Functional leaders to drive activities/tasks/resources across all departments including:
    • Technical team (Mechanical, Electrical, and Software Engineering), Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Operations, Finance, Suppliers, Facilities, and others within the boundaries of an indirect reporting structure
  • Ability and confidence to run project and design reviews as well as other key meetings.
  • Responsible for compliance to medical device regulatory standards for all aspects of program.
  • Work directly with suppliers and corporate partners, as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and work experience in Engineering, Automation, and Manufacturing.
  • Demonstrated independent successful management of complex projects and programs.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey technical and business information clearly and effectively through informal and formal documents, reports, and presentations to senior management.
  • Requires significant technical leadership experience and an understanding of regulated change control, product development process and medical device design control manufacturing transfer.
  • Requires significant technical knowledge and an understanding of FDA/ISO regulations working with GMP's and ISO standards.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, and Visio is required.

Preferred Qualifications: (Optional)
  • Program Management certification, i.e. PMP or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in Confluence and JIRA

Functional Description

Manages the development and implementation process of a company's products and services. Oversees multiple interconnected, complex projects, coordinates departmental or cross-functional teams, and focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products. Monitors the program from initiation through commercialization including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending to ensure successful program outcomes. May develop, define and execute project plans, identify resources, define and assign major roles, and interface with external customers or field-based employees on technical matters, as needed.

Functional/Business Knowledge

  • Possesses advanced knowledge of technical principles and theories. Recommends solutions in support of functional objectives tied to overall company objectives and strategies.


  • Demonstrates significant technical expertise, collaboration with others and independent thought. Anticipates potential complex problems requiring an in-depth evaluation. Demonstrates strategic thinking and commercial/industry understanding in functional projects.


  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other colleagues.


  • N/A

Field Sales

  • N/A

Experience and Education

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in a technical discipline, and a minimum of 8-12 years related experience or Masters degree and 5-7 years equivalent industry experience or a PhD and 2-4 years of experience.

Workplace Type

  • The Workplace Type for this role is Assigned Desk. Based on the nature of your role you will have an assigned desk or office located at a Dexcom site and should plan to be onsite approximately 4-5 days per week.

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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More Information on Dexcom
Dexcom operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA, Mesa, AZ, Portland, OR and Dania Beach, FL. Dexcom was founded in 1999. It has 3973 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 123 open jobs at Dexcom, click here.
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