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Sr. Director Factory Systems

Diamond Foundry

Diamond Foundry

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023
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.
We believe that every team member makes a substantial contribution to our success. This contribution should not be constrained by the responsibilities outlined in a position description. Therefore, the position description is intended to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but it should not limit either the incumbent or the organization to only the identified tasks. Our staff members have the opportunity to collaborate across functions to ensure the success of our endeavors.
The Senior Director of Factory Systems will be responsible for managing the company’s engineering infrastructure initiatives, collaborating with key stakeholders and vendors to ensure projects are completed to specification and in a timely manner. This pivotal role will report to the VP of Factory Systems and provide technical expertise to a team of engineers responsible for planning, developing, designing, integrating, and testing novel facility infrastructure, electrical and mechanical components, equipment, control, and monitoring systems. This role plays a significant role in the planning, design, installation, and testing of electrical power and gas systems capable of scaling to support high-volume manufacturing.


  • Provide engineering expertise in the planning, design, and development of new equipment, integrating them into current infrastructure.
  • Manage and mentor a team of engineers on technical expertise.
  • Provide best practice risk assessment on new designs.
  • Interface and manage relevant partners to ensure project times are met.
  • Ensure systems and processes are scalable to high-volume manufacturing.
  • Manage vendor relationships, partnering with Procurement to ensure timely delivery.


  • Bachelor's or Master’s Engineering Degree with 8+ years experience in leading MEP design, or facilities engineering infrastructure and 5+ years of management experience.
  • Demonstrated success in a company respected for operational and technical excellence, innovation, quality of product, and quality of management, familiarity with high-tech capital-intensive, high-volume manufacturing environments preferred.
  • Excellent management, and communications skills with the ability to establish clear objectives to achieve the company’s goals
  • Proven ability to plan and execute effectively yet possess a detail-oriented, hands-on approach to managing the organization.
  • MEP in data center environments and Greenfield start-up & construction experience are highly desirable.
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 and catered lunches for onsite staff. 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.
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.
Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.