Senior Mechanical Engineer

Torrance, CA
Additive Manufacturing – AM Development /
Full-time /
On-site
 
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 of Job: 

Leads mechanical design of full systems and components of a laser powder bed fusion machine meeting cost, reliability, performance and schedule targets. Partners closely with software, process, optics and controls teammates to develop a complex industrialized production tool. 

 

Essential Job Functions and Performance Standards: 

Conceptual through detailed design of various subsystems for a laser powder bed fusion machine 

Associated structural, thermal and dynamic analysis / simulation 

Integration of various electrical, controls, optical and fluids components as required 

Collaborate with external design and manufacturing partners as required, ensuring high quality and schedule adherence to project milestones 

Hands on development fabrication, assembly, integration and test of systems designed 

Work Environment: 

Office, laboratory, light manufacturing  

Requirements: 


Education: 

Bachelors or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline 



Experience: 

5+ years detailed design of complex mechanical systems  (industrial machinery a plus) 
Knowledgeable of laser powder-bed fusion/sintering systems 
3+ years of recent Siemens NX CAD/Design experience.
2+ years of experience using Teamcenter.
Experience with capital equipment or other similar design work.


 

Skills: 

3D modeling of complex systems in CAD 

Detailed design, including GD&T 

Experience using PLM systems 

Tolerance stack-up analysis for integrated assemblies 

FEA or similar structural analysis  

Hands-on skills in basic fabrication or assembly 

High passion towards a common mission 

Strong communication skills, verbal and written 

Team collaboration with internal and external partners / stakeholders 


$122,000 - $180,000 a year
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.
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