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Materials Testing Engineer

Divergent 3D

Divergent 3D

torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Divergent is on a mission to democratize the design and manufacture of vehicles. We want to enable a future where small entrepreneurial teams across the globe will bring increasingly material and energy efficient transportation solutions to market with a fraction of the capital and time.
Divergent has invented a complete manufacturing solution to address system level challenges. The Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS) is a complete software hardware solution designed to replace traditional vehicle manufacturing. To make the complex simple, it is a complete modular digital factory for complex structures. Given a set of digital requirements as input, the machine automatically computationally engineers, additively manufactures, and assembles any complex structure. The system is able to move seamlessly between manufacturing different vehicle models.
Purpose of Job:
We need a forward-looking and innovative team member who will help to shape the future of processing 3D printed materials, structures, and components. Divergent is seeking a motivated individual to help with our testing, validation, and materials development effort. Under supervision of the Manager, Materials Testing, the role will work on organizing, preparing, and performing a variety of material characterization tests. Compliance with safety and 5S procedures is a must. The individual must be able to perform assignments with minimal supervision.
Essential Job Functions and Performance Standards:
Follow defined lab and manufacturing procedures and processes and help to create or improve them where needed
Develop and perform new R&D Materials Tests
Perform complex materials characterization tests
Review tensile tests and help report tensile and other test results to internal customers
Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and / or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
Cognizant of Environmental, Health, and Safety issues, focus on continuous improvement, and comply to all industry specifications and standards
Work Environment:
Office, manufacturing shop.
BSc. or BEng. (BS) in Material Science, Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Physics or similar.
3-10 years professional experience or equivalent combination of school projects and professional experience in materials, metallurgy, and materials testing.
Preferred Experience:
Materials Testing, including tensile and fatigue
Practical electronics knowledge – sensors and measurement devices.
Experience in high-speed sensing and data acquisition (50kHz-1MHz) a plus
Experience with high-speed dynamic testing a plus
Strain gauge application and usage
Firm knowledge in MS-Office applications
Excel VBA, Python, MATLAB, Minitab
Team-oriented, open-minded, analytical and flexible personality
Solid interpersonal skills with the ability to interface effectively with other team members and manufacturing teams
Physical Demands:
Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%
Constantly operates a computer and other office
productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy
machine, and computer printer
Assembling testing equipment and fixtures using basic hand tools
Divergent is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
No agencies, no solicitations, and no calls please. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.