Process Development Engineer

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 an ambitious and hands-on engineer to take responsibility for  developing,characterizing and improving methods of operating high tech manufacturing equipment. You'll be working with an experienced team of mechanical, electrical, and materials engineers, and will be encouraged to gain experience in different areas. The position will involve hands-on work with complex semiconductor style manufacturing equipment and will focus on characterizing performance, and making improvements to R&D and production metrics.


    • Process Development, and analyzing data and production metrics of CVD  and backend equipment
    • Generating ideas for process or product improvements, and creating, tracking and evaluating experiments to test those concepts
    • Identifying correlations between key equipment metrics and product quality
    • Creating reports and visualizations of line performance for use by other engineers or management
    • Troubleshooting issues with the production line, creating working groups with a multidisciplinary team when needed for difficult challenges
    • Writing technical documentation to detail process changes


    • Bachelor's degree in Material Science, Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical Engineering, or similar field 
    • 5+ years of hands on experience in a manufacturing or production lab environment
    • Comfortable working hands on with complicated equipment
    • Ability to extract and analyze data using tools such as SQL and statistical software such as JMP
    • Detail-oriented mindset
    • Effective communication and must be comfortable working closely with team members
    • Flexible, independent, and adept at working in a fast-paced environment

A qualified candidate will have a subset of these skills:

    • Software: JMP or other statistical analysis package
    • Proficient writing queries in SQL, and/or NoSQL
    • Firm grasp of concepts such as Six Sigma and  design of experiments
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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