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Process Engineer

Diamond Foundry

Diamond Foundry

Wenatchee, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Diamond Foundry Inc. is solving the thermal limitation at the foundation of today's most exciting tech industries -- AI & cloud compute, electric-car power electronics, and 5G/6G wireless. We have managed to produce the world's first single-crystal diamond wafers and are now on a mission to put a diamond behind every chip. We are the rare unicorn that has grown fast and profitably. We received $515m in funding and are executing a multi-$B expansion plan for one of the greenest forms of tech manufacturing: converting greenhouse gas into diamond wafers using zero-emission energy.
Located in beautiful Wenatchee, WA, Diamond Foundry is seeking an ambitious and versatile Process Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be working on improving processes and methods of operating high-tech plasma-based manufacturing equipment. Quality control and continuous improvements will be key. You'll be working with an experienced team of mechanical, chemical, 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 and will focus on characterizing performance, improving stability, and making incremental improvements to production metrics. Willing to work overtime and weekends to meet production goals. The position requires a successful candidate to be onsite.


  • Analyzing operational data and production metrics of our manufacturing line.
  • Generating process or product improvement ideas and creating, tracking, and evaluating experiments to test those concepts.
  • Identifying correlations between key equipment metrics and product quality.
  • Writing technical documentation to detail process changes.
  • Introducing new products and processes to the line, including planning rollouts of new equipment resources and diamond products, tracking and evaluating qualification material, and managing production ramp-up.


  • College degree in Material Science/Chemical Engineering or similar field.
  • Ability to extract and analyze data using tools such as SQL and statistical software such as JMP. Detail-oriented mindset.
  • Firm grasp of concepts such as Six Sigma and Design of Experiments.
  • Experience in fabrication processes/reactor growth environment is highly desired
  • Independent problem solver.
Diamond Foundry believes in supporting our employees from the workplace to their personal and home life. We provide eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. Perks include employee discounts to VRAI. All benefits offered are available starting your first day.
Diamond Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
Diamond Foundry Inc. is committed to operating in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. Our commitment extends to ensuring that our manufacturing and engineering departments adhere to the highest standards of legal and regulatory compliance. Additionally, these departments may have specific physical requirements to ensure the safety and efficiency of our operations. We prioritize the well-being of our employees and strive to create a work environment that promotes both legal compliance and the optimal functioning of our manufacturing and engineering processes.
Manufacturing and Engineering Departments Physical Requirements:
-Use appropriate PPE and follow all safety policies, practices, and procedures.
-This position will often: Sit, stand for long periods, walk, grasp, reach with hands and arms, lift below and above shoulders, bend, twist at the waist, climb, balance, stoop, squat, kneel, crawl, talk, hear, see, use fine finger manipulation, and complete repetitive motions.
-Some tasks may require the use of ladders or stairs
-Some tasks may require driving or the use of foot controls
-Lift/carry and push/pull up to 50 pound
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.
Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.