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Manufacturing Engineer

Diamond Foundry

Diamond Foundry

Quinta Normal, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 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.
This position will be responsible for developing and implementing process strategies, managing process resources, optimizing current processes, and maintaining process documents. Ultimately, the Manufacturing Engineer's job is to design, develop, and improve processes and procedures for maximum efficiency and cost savings.


  • Oversees and assesses existing processes and workflows, communicating findings and proposals to upper management. Helping troubleshoot and fix backend production line issues from minor issues to major issues
  • Tracks metrics to discover areas for improvement and monitor upgrades. Provides thorough instructions for successful implementation of process changes.
  • Assesses compliance with applicable safety and quality standards.
  • Analyzing operational data and production metrics from the manufacturing databases and monitoring for trends or excursions. In particular, identifying parameters and trends that correlate with product quality.
  • Develop and enforce best practices for product volume, quality, environmental quality, and employee safety. Generate creative ideas for improvements and work with the Production/Engineering Teams to test them out.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field with 2+ years of experience in process engineering in a production environment, good English level (B2), and experience in Lean Manufacturing.
  • Ability to create and interpret technical specifications, drawings, and diagrams
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with strong problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • Equally proficient in working with cross-functional teams and being a sole contributor
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations, KPIs, and technical documentation.
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.