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Lead Factory Development Engineer

Divergent 3D

Divergent 3D

torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 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.
Divergent is seeking a Lead Factory Development Engineer to join our dynamic team at a critical point as we prepare to expand our operations beyond our initial manufacturing facilities. This pivotal role requires transforming our factory development processes by incorporating scalable models, advanced technologies, and strategic planning, ensuring efficient alignment with market demands.
Key Responsibilities:
•Develop and implement a scalable and adaptive factory model that can be adjusted based on evolving needs.
•Create a robust framework for scenario planning to support effective decision-making under various operational scenarios.
•Draft and execute a clear, actionable roadmap aligning with both immediate and strategic manufacturing goals.
•Integrate cutting-edge technologies into factory operations to boost productivity and operational efficiency.
•Establish and maintain a continuous feedback loop between current operations and the development of next-generation factories, ensuring the integration of lessons learned.
•Support ongoing development and expansion projects in existing factories, enhancing operational capabilities and infrastructure.
•Perform trade studies, research and compile data, and develop simulations to support factory models.
•Encourage the exploration and pilot testing of new technologies within the factory setting to verify benefits and operational impacts before full-scale implementation.
•Take a leadership role in cross-functional teams to drive the implementation of projects, ensuring synchronization of technical and business objectives.
•Success will be determined by securing executive approval for a scalable, data-driven model of future factories, effectively managing costs, timelines, and risks, and enhancing factory performance metrics through data analysis, simulations, and studies.
Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or related field.
•Proven experience in factory development, operational management, or similar roles within a high-tech industry, preferably in the automotive, aerospace, or defense sectors.
•Strong knowledge of advanced manufacturing technologies such as additive, AI, robotics, and digital twin technologies.
•Familiarity with manufacturing economic analysis to evaluate the financial viability and impact of new technologies.
•Excellent project management skills with the ability to lead multidisciplinary projects.
•Exceptional problem-solving abilities and a systematic approach to risk management.
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.
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