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Lead Metrology Technician

Posted: 11/19/2023

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 are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Metrology Technician to support our team at Diamond Foundry located in beautiful Wenatchee, WA. The Lead Metrology Technician will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the local metrology department, ensuring accurate measurements and quality control processes are maintained.  You'll be working with an experienced team of process, metrology, and materials science engineers, and will be encouraged to gain experience in a variety of techniques and areas. The position will involve hands-on work with metrology equipment, measurement preparation, and data acquisition and requires to work weekends and overtime to meet project deadlines.


    • Plan, coordinate and execute metrology activities to support production, research and development projects.
    • Prepare samples and perform measurements using advanced metrology equipment and ensure maintenance and upkeep of all metrology equipment.
    • Establish and maintain quality control processes to ensure the accuracy and reliability of measurements.
    • Collaborate with other departments to address measurement-related quality issues.
    • Generate comprehensive reports and detailed measurement results.


    • HS diploma (or GED) with 5+ years of applicable work experience.
    • Proven experience in a metrology role, with 1+ years of experience in a leadership or supervisory role.
    • Knowledge of measurement principles, standards, and equipment.
    • Strong communication and leadership abilities, including the ability to motivate and mentor a team.
    • Experience with metrology equipment such as optical microscopes, optical spectroscopy, and X-ray diffraction is a plus.
$28 - $49 an hour
Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to a candidate’s job duties, experience, and expertise. We will also consider higher level candidates and salary will be adjusted accordingly.
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.
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
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