R&D Engineer
Diamond Foundry
San Francisco, CA

About $78,000 - $100,000 a year

EducationSkills
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 investigating unique manufacturing processes and technologies, and developing in house hardware solutions to pass to production. 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 plasma CVD manufacturing equipment, requiring knowledge of physics, chemistry, and mechanical and electrical engineering.

Responsibilities:
Developing ideas and requirements from scientific papers on new types of processes and hardware to try in our factory
Developing hardware and executing experiments with the goal of improving our manufacturing process
Working with a multidisciplinary team and learning new skills where necessary
Personally operating and collecting data from manufacturing equipment for R&D purposes
Evaluating effectiveness of various manufacturing processes by comparing production rates and cost of operation

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Physics, Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical Engineering, or similar field
3+ years of hands on experience in an R&D environment
Ability to confidently operate complicated prototype equipment
Self starter, capable of identifying needs and implementing solutions without help
A desire to learn new skills
Effective communication, must be comfortable working closely with team members
Flexible, and adept at working in a fast paced environment
Software: JMP or other statistical analysis package, CAD (solidworks), FEA or other simulation
Knowledge of UHV vacuum manufacturing, including equipment and practices
Experience with Labview
Proficient writing queries in SQL, and/or NoSQL
Experience working hands-on with semiconductor style manufacturing equipment
Experience with 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

Real. Unique. World Positive.
For more information, visit DiamondFoundry.com