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Materials Lab Technician

Divergent 3D

Divergent 3D

torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023
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: 
Perform daily Materials Lab activities such as metallurgical specimen preparation, chemical analysis of materials, and powder characterization protocol such as measuring powder rheological properties and mechanical properties. 
Responsible for data compilation for metallurgical and chemical analysis.   
Assist production related activities, including material handling and management.  
Essential Job Functions and Performance Standards: 
1. Metallography 
2. Optical imaging 
3. Scanning Electron Microscopy 
4. Powder characterization 
a) Particle size distribution 
b) Chemical analysis 
c) Powder flow meter  
d) Humidity testing  
Work Environment: Laboratory 
Top of Form 
High School Diploma, Current college student (chemical, mechanical or materials engineer) with a 3.0 minimum GPA 
Familiarity with metallurgical lab setup and workflow 
Metallography experience 
Physical Demands: 
Ability to carry up to 50lbs  
Other Requirements: 
Preferred experience: machinery troubleshooting experience