Full-Time

Lead Factory Development Engineer

Posted on 5/28/2024

Divergent

Divergent


Senior

Carson, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or related field.
  • Proven experience in factory development, operational management, or similar roles within a high-tech industry, preferably in the automotive, aerospace, or defense sectors.
  • Strong knowledge of advanced manufacturing technologies such as additive, AI, robotics, and digital twin technologies.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing economic analysis to evaluate the financial viability and impact of new technologies.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to lead multidisciplinary projects.
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and a systematic approach to risk management.
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement a scalable and adaptive factory model that can be adjusted based on evolving needs.
  • Create a robust framework for scenario planning to support effective decision-making under various operational scenarios.
  • Draft and execute a clear, actionable roadmap aligning with both immediate and strategic manufacturing goals.
  • Integrate cutting-edge technologies into factory operations to boost productivity and operational efficiency.
  • Establish and maintain a continuous feedback loop between current operations and the development of next-generation factories, ensuring the integration of lessons learned.
  • Support ongoing development and expansion projects in existing factories, enhancing operational capabilities and infrastructure.
  • Perform trade studies, research and compile data, and develop simulations to support factory models.
  • Encourage the exploration and pilot testing of new technologies within the factory setting to verify benefits and operational impacts before full-scale implementation.
  • Take a leadership role in cross-functional teams to drive the implementation of projects, ensuring synchronization of technical and business objectives.

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