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Factory Operations Specialist

Divergent 3D

Divergent 3D

Operations
torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 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.
Purpose
The Factory Operations Specialist is responsible for coordinating with work center supervisors under production and post-processing operations. This role ensures seamless transitions between shifts, continuity of operations across post-processing work centers, and adherence to safety and quality standards. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in manufacturing operations, excellent leadership skills, and the ability to manage short-term operational changes effectively. Post Processing work centers include operations at the following stages: Band Saw, Support Removal, Media Blast, Heat Treat, Assembly Cure, CNC Machining, Anodize, Automated Assembly and Prototype and Fabrication.
The Role
•Operational Oversight
Assume production duties in the absence of the Factory Operations Manager
Delegate operational changes to meet short-term deadlines and production goals
Identify and schedule necessary overtime to meet production demands
Monitor and enforce 5S (Sort, Set in order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) practices and safety protocols in work centers
Research, plan and execute special projects as required in support of factory operations
Approve Timesheets, PTO and other non-exempt time keeping duties across work centers
Flexibility to work various shifts as needed
Maintain confidentiality by protecting sensitive information and ensuring privacy according to company policies and guidelines.
•Shift Coordination
Lead daily shift hand-off from 1st shift to 2nd shift across post-processing work centers
Ensure seamless continuity of operations between shifts
•Collaboration and Communication
oInterface with engineering, manufacturing engineering, quality, and production planners to ensure smooth process flows and address any operational issues
Attend and contribute to recurring production meetings, providing updates and insights on post-processing operations
Support technician onboarding across various work centers, ensuring they are well-integrated into the production process
Basic Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree or 10+ years of experience in related field
•Minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing or production environment
•Proven leadership experience in a factory or production setting.
Preferred Qualifications
•Strong understanding of 5S methodology and safety standards
•Experience with Smart Sheet, Excel, PowerBi, Jira, Confluence, Microsoft 365 (Office) and Oracle
•Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make quick, effective decisions
Work Environment
•Physical Requirements
Ability to stand for extended periods
Capability to lift 70 pounds
Must be able to work in a manufacturing environment with exposure to various elements and noise levels
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.