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Sr Manager/Director Operations

Diamond Foundry

Diamond Foundry

Operations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 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.
Reporting to the EVP Operations, the Sr Manager/Director of Operations will lead Diamond Foundry’s pilot manufacturing line producing single crystal diamond plates and wafers for break-through thermal management in the semiconductor and EV industries. In this critical role, the Sr Manager/Director will be responsible for working closely with R&D to start up and ramp the diamond plate/wafer production operation, including surface finishing and singulation. This will involve installing and qualifying extensive, capital equipment in a new facility; qualifying new processes with Process Engineering; establishing efficient process flows; deploying a Manufacturing Execution System; and achieving high levels of productivity and rapid cycle times.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team in a 24x7 operation comprised of production technicians, process engineers and a planner.
  • Achieve leading performance in quality, on-time delivery, productivity, cost and cycle time.
  • Deploy optimized process flows, lean methods, standard operating procedures and MES.
  • Work with Supply Chain, Sales and Business Development to deploy SIOP.
  • Collaborate with teams across the organization and communicate frequently with executives, including the CEO.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience as an Operations Manager/Supervisor.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated deep knowledge of production management and lean implementation; APICS CPIM certification preferred.
  • Experience in precision lapping and polishing, singulation, laser applications preferred.
  • Based at the Diamond Foundry site in Fremont, CA.
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 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.
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