Lab Technician 2, M-F
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 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.

SUMMARY

This position will perform various laboratory tasks; includes other related duties and responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform a wide variety of laboratory tasks; Make detailed observations while performing tasks.
  • Perform laboratory-related clerical duties including filing, recordkeeping, and entering data into computer database.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment, glassware, and inventory levels of laboratory supplies.
  • Perform routine testing, solution, and reagent preparation.
  • Maintain recordkeeping and documentation for testing and processes performed.
  • Perform limited troubleshooting for instruments and equipment within the lab.
  • Follow laboratory protocols, manufacturing process instructions, and chemical safety guidelines.
  • Execute Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Maintain 5S standards for the lab.
  • This position assumes and performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma, general education degree (GED), or minimum of two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

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.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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.

Work in laboratory to conduct experiments. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, bio-hazardous materials, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. Work in clean room to 1) transfer technology to manufacturing or 2) troubleshoot problems in manufacturing. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Functional Description

Performs a wide variety of laboratory tasks and experiments. May make detailed observations, analyze data and interpret results. Maintains laboratory equipment and inventory levels for laboratory supplies. May write experimental reports, summaries and protocols. May also be responsible for media preparation in the research and development area, including experiments as required and outlined. May also develop and maintain record keeping for experiments performed. Performs limited troubleshooting and calibration of instruments. May do glass washing.

Functional/Business Knowledge

  • Moderate understanding of general job aspects and some understanding of the detailed aspects of the job.
  • Applies acquired job and company knowledge of policies and procedures to complete semi-routine tasks.

Scope

  • Work at this level requires following standardized methods and under immediate supervision on assignments that are semi-routine in nature.
  • Follows pre-established guidelines and procedures with minimal choice as to method of performance of the work.
  • Has contact with employees at other levels within the company. Information exchanged is generally non-complex.

Judgement

  • Normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments.
  • Works under close supervision.

Management

  • N/A

Field Sales

  • N/A

Experience and Education

  • Typically requires a minimum of 2-4 years of related experience and a High School diploma/certificate or equivalent.

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 talentacquisition@dexcom.com.

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 talentacquisition@dexcom.com.

View the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision at this link. UnitedHealthcare creates and publishes the Machine-Readable Files on behalf of Dexcom. To link to the Machine-Readable Files, please click on the URL provided: https://transparency-in-coverage.uhc.com/.

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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