Materials Testing Intern
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:
Learn about different tests that are performed at Divergent’s mechanical testing lab and assist in improving efficiency, accuracy, and reliability of our test results. Will also assist in lab and development activities as needed.
Essential Job Functions and Performance Standards:
Interface with software team to improve the flow of test information into various databases
Guide the software team to make improvements to data visualization and reporting
Perform time studies and analyze data from a high volume of tests to make improvements to testing and procedures
Conduct tensile tests according to various standards including ASTM E8
Conduct fatigue tests according to various standards
Support engineers with test set-up
Maintain and continuously improve shop organization
Factory environment and office
High school degree, GED or higher degree. BSc. or BEng. (BS) in Material Science, Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering In progress.
Highly self-motivated and able to prioritize and execute tasks in a fast paced, start-up environment.
Solid interpersonal skills – ability to successfully interface with engineering and software groups
Firm knowledge in MS-Office applications
Excel VBA, Python, MATLAB, Minitab
Practical electronics knowledge
Able to work on-site.
Able to climb up and down the staircase.
Able to lift and carry 30+ lbs.
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.