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AM Process Specialist

Divergent 3D

Divergent 3D

torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Friday, June 21, 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.
Job Overview: Divergent seeks a driven and adept Process Specialist focused on the development and enhancement of processes related to Additive Manufacturing (AM) equipment. We aim to set a new standard in aerospace and automotive manufacturing, and we need a proactive team member to help redefine the future of manufacturing and automation.
Primary Responsibilities:
•Technician Training and Development: Develop, implement, and maintain onboarding, training, and qualification programs and materials for technicians.
•Process Enhancement: Maintain and enhance processes related to metal powder bed fusion additive manufacturing machines and auxiliary equipment, ensuring optimal part quality, machine uptime, and production throughput.
•Data Collection and Analysis: Develop and execute data collection, analysis, and reporting to support team performance goals such as time studies, throughput measurement, and material consumption.
•Audits and Inspections: Conduct scheduled audits on machine performance and support the implementation of robust programs for continuous improvement, including space inspections, audits, and surveillances.
•Process Documentation: Generate and review technical documentation as required, including work instructions, issue summaries, material requisitions, and equipment specifications. Regularly update process documentation.
•5S Coordination: Coordinate 5S projects to maintain an organized and efficient workspace.
•Safety Compliance: Work with Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) teams to create and review Job Hazard Sheets (JHS) ensuring compliance with safety standards.
•Process Improvement: Act as the primary person responsible for process improvement activities.
•Additional Responsibilities: Undertake additional tasks as needed to meet departmental objectives.
Requirements:
Education & Experience:
•Associate degree in a technical field is preferred.
•Strong experience in process improvement and project management.
•LEAN / Six Sigma experience
•Experience with metal (or other) Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes and equipment such as SLM Solutions, EOS, Arcam EBM, Additive Industries, Velo3D and Solukon depowdering system is a plus but not mandatory.
Skills:
•Proficiency in Excel, Power BI, Smart sheets and PowerPoint.
•Hands-on experience with additive technology, machines, systems, and processes in a factory environment.
•Strong self-motivation, prioritization, and execution skills in a fast-paced startup environment.
•Autonomous and logical troubleshooting capabilities under pressure.
•Proficient use of a wide variety of hand tools and test equipment.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly in technical records documentation and presentation.
•Solid interpersonal skills to work within a small, growing team and interface with engineering and manufacturing groups.
Physical Demands:
•Frequent work in a factory environment.
•Ability to walk, kneel, reach, climb, and use hands to operate machinery.
•Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
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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