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Lead Electrical Engineer

Company: Divergent Enterprises
Location: Torrance
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Divergent is on a mission to democratize the design and manufacture of vehicles. We want to enable a future where small entrepreneurial teams across the globe will bring increasingly material and energy efficient transportation solutions to market with a fraction of the capital and time. -
Divergent has invented a complete manufacturing solution to address system level challenges. - The Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS) is a complete software hardware solution designed to replace traditional vehicle manufacturing. - To make the complex simple, it is a complete modular digital factory for complex structures. Given a set of digital requirements as input, the machine automatically computationally engineers, additively manufactures, and assembles any complex structure. - The system is able to move seamlessly between manufacturing different vehicle models.
Purpose of Job: -
Working at the intersection of hardware, software, and electro-optic systems, enabling the next level of productivity and material quality with additive manufacturing. Divergent is seeking a forward-looking and innovative senior team member who will help our organization shape the future of additive machinery. This individual will drive the implementation of new factory-ready systems that will reliably and repeatedly function in a demanding production environment. - -
Essential Job Functions and Performance Standards: -
Develop conceptual designs/architecture for electrical components and integrated systems for Laser Powder Bed Fusion (L-PBF). - -
Lead system level integration and validation of design efforts (testing and troubleshooting). This may involve building custom testbenches or debugging issues on the final product. - -
Analyze power consumption, transient behaviors, and other aspects of machine DC and AC systems. - -
Lead electrical design decision-making and sign off on designs. - -
Provide technical guidance and leadership to staff electrical engineers. - -
Interface with software, process Monitoring and mechanical teams for machine system integration. - -
Manage generation, quality, and organization of all electrical design data for active projects including detailed electrical drawings, schematics, wiring diagrams, simulation results, calculations, etc. - -
Lead electrical specification and requirements generation for new machinery being fielded in a factory setting. - -
Work Environment: -
Office, light manufacturing -
Requirements: -
Top of Form -
Education: -
BS+ in Electrical Engineering or equivalent -
Licenses/Certificates: -
Experience: -
Strongly desired: - -
10+ years of professional experience in electrical engineering -
Previous experience leading engineering teams designing industrial machinery. - -
Experience designing, developing, and testing analog and digital circuits (e.g. generating electrical schematics, analyzing circuits, breadboarding prototypes, etc.) -
Has previously specified/selected sensors and actuators for closed-loop control of mechanisms and fluid systems. - -
Familiarity interfacing sensors/actuators with real-time computing platforms - PLCs, microcontrollers, microprocessors running an RTOS -
Experience with multi-sensor data acquisition. - -
Familiarity with common industrial communication protocols (EtherCAT, Profinet IRT, Powerlink). - -
Beneficial: - -
Experience or training regarding EMI/EMC. -
Knowledge of electrical certification for industrial devices in Western countries (UL, CE). - -
Previous work on custom PCB design, fabrication, and testing. - -
Designing for extensive product lifecycles, such as a decade or more. - -
Previous design experience with high-reliability or safety-critical systems. Example industries include medical, aerospace, automotive, nuclear, and chemical manufacturing. - -
Skills: -
Ability to write clear system requirements based on the product's intended function and user needs. - -
Hands-on electrical troubleshooting with tools such as an oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, etc. - -
Strong familiarity with electrical schematic drafting standards and common practices. -
AC and DC electrical design analysis using simulation or hand calculations. - -
Benchtop prototyping of electrical designs. - -
Physical Demands: -
Able to work Hybrid (on site preferred) - - -
Must be able to remain in stationary position 50% of time - -
The person in this position needs to occasionally move about the office and warehouse to execute work efficiently. -
The person in this position frequently communicates with his team and other project teams to ensure smooth operation -
Divergent is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
No agencies, no solicitations, and no calls please. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Keywords: Divergent Enterprises, Torrance , Lead Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Torrance, California

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