Equipment Engineer, Mechanical

San Francisco, California /
Diamond Foundry – Engineering /
At Diamond Foundry, we are delivering the future of diamonds. We are America's #1 producer of diamonds, creating real diamonds aboveground in our San Francisco foundry using our proprietary solar technology.  We sell our products via multiple channels world-wide.

We are looking for a hands-on engineer to take responsibility for designing and improving equipment in our lab. You'll be working with an experienced team of mechanical, electrical, and materials engineers and scientists on a variety of projects. The job will own improvement activities for equipment in our lab, which handles sorting, characterization, material processing, and packaging for a variety of types of diamond. You will find ways to make existing equipment work better, and design new tools, fixtures, and instruments.

The job will be hands-on, developing hardware devices in a manufacturing environment. You’ll be:

    • Designing, engineering, building, testing, and optimizing parts for vacuum manufacturing systems
    • Managing suppliers to construct parts and assemblies on time and within budget
    • Selecting and integrating off the shelf hardware for product quality measurement and automated manufacturing tasks
    • Working with a multidisciplinary team and learning new skills where necessary
    • Studying existing equipment and implementing your own solutions to the problems you find
    • Working with technicians to improve hardware they use


    • Bachelor's degree in ME or similar from a top tier school
    • 1-5 years of engineering experience
    • Experience with design of mechanical and electrical systems
    • Solidworks expert: 1 year minimum of full-time use
    • Independent problem solver

A qualified candidate will have a subset of these skills:

    • Software: 3D/2D CAD, FEA (Ansys), LabVIEW, PLC ladder logic, SQL, other programming knowledge
    • Experience working with electro-mechanical and/or vacuum manufacturing systems
    • Hands on fabrication: Machining (mill/lathe), soldering, and electrical assembly
    • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
We are rapidly expanding and are hiring for positions in:
 San Francisco, CA - technology
 Los Angeles, CA - ecommerce
 Wenatchee, WA – foundry
 Shanghai, CN - ecommerce
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