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Senior Manager, Additive Maintenance and Reliability

Divergent 3D

Divergent 3D

torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Divergent is a technology company that has architected, invented, built, and commercialized an end-to-end factory system called the Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS™) that comprehensively uses machine learning to optimally engineer, additively manufacture, and flexibly assemble complex integrated vehicle structures and subsystems. Products created using DAPS are superior in performance, lower in cost, rapidly customizable to meet mission and customer-specific requirements, faster to market, and scalable on demand to high volume production. Divergent is a qualified Tier 1 supplier to global automotive OEMs, and Divergent is now expanding to support mission critical needs in the Aerospace and Defense sector.
At Divergent, we are committed to innovation and excellence in additive manufacturing. We are looking for a Senior Manager, Additive Maintenance and Reliability to lead our team of service specialists in maintaining our advanced fleet of Multi-Laser Powder Bed Fusion printers. This role is critical to the success of our Production team, including managing day-to-day operations, driving improvements to machine reliability, and ensuring world-class system availability.
Key Responsibilities:
•Leadership and Team Development: Lead the additive production machine maintenance and service team, fostering a culture of growth, trust, and technical excellence. Motivate and develop team members to reach their full potential while ensuring a high level of performance and team cohesion.
•Operational Excellence: Oversee the daily operations of the maintenance team, implementing processes to ensure optimal machine performance and reliability. Develop and execute an advanced service and parts program, leveraging data, automation and analytics to build systems that scale.
•Strategic Planning: Develop strategies and roadmaps to ensure seamless integration of new technologies and continuous improvement in maintenance practices. Support introduction of prototype machines and maturation to production at scale.
•Technical Expertise: Maintain high availability and functionality of additive manufacturing systems through rapid troubleshooting, deep understanding of machine failure modes, and utilization of modern predictive analytics for preventative and corrective maintenance.
•Quality and Innovation: Implement onboarding, training and qualification programs to build technical competence. Lead root cause analysis and resolution of complex issues affecting machine repeatability and reliability.
Required Qualifications:
•Proven leadership in a fast-paced operational or industrial manufacturing environment.
•Excellent communication and collaboration skills, capable of working effectively in cross-functional teams.
•Growth mindset with demonstrated ability to drive change.
•Direct experience troubleshooting and maintaining operational equipment in several of the following areas:
oPower Lasers and Optics
oIndustrial Automation and Control
oIndustrial Refrigeration
oPneumatic Compression and Actuation
oMetallic Powder Handling
oAnalog and Digital Electronics
oPower Electronics
•Excellent problem-solving and understanding of engineering fundamentals.
•Strong analytical skills with a solid understanding of engineering fundamentals.
•Bachelor of Science in a STEM field or equivalent practical experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience operating and servicing PBF metal printers.
•Previous experience in technology startups and mature production environments.
•Familiarity with Total Productive Maintenance, Reliability-Centered Maintenance, or similar.

    What You’ll Get :
    Holistic Compensation Package: Enjoy a world-class compensation package that includes a competitive salary, equity plan, and discretionary results-based incentive bonus opportunities, ensuring you're truly valued for your contributions.
    Wellness and Time Off: Embrace a healthy lifestyle with paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays, including a year-end shutdown to recharge. We support growing families with paid parental leave, recognizing the importance of bonding time.
    Comprehensive Health and Wellness: Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health and wellness benefits, offering both HMO and Premium PPO options. Additionally, benefit from company-sponsored life insurance and short and long-term disability coverage for peace of mind.
    Investment in Growth: We're committed to your professional development. Take advantage of reimbursement opportunities for learning and development initiatives, empowering you to continuously expand your skill set and reach peak performance.
    Inclusive and Collaborative Environment: Join our inclusive, collaborative, and dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company. Together, we're disrupting the traditional manufacturing industry, embracing diversity, and fostering innovation to reduce our footprint by integrating people and technology.
    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.
    Disclosures:
    In order to adjust to changes in our business, it may become necessary to add, remove or modify certain duties and responsibilities, or to reassign you to another job position. From time to time you may be asked to work on special projects or to assist with other work. Your cooperation and assistance in performing such additional work is expected. Divergent Technologies, Inc , Inc 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.
    E-Verify: Right to Work
    Our company participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms a candidate’s eligibility to work in the United States after completing the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). The information provided on the Form I-9 is compared to the records contained in the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases. This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.
    Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO), we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
    No agencies, no solicitations, and no calls please. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.