Location: HQ- San Jose, CA
Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-time
Team: Cell Engineering & Process Development
Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.
QuantumScape is the leader in developing next-generation, lithium-metal, solid-state batteries that will revolutionize energy storage and power a lower-carbon future. The company is building a better battery that enables electric vehicles to charge faster, go further, last longer, stay safer and cost less than current electric or gas-powered vehicles.
We are seeking a motivated and detailed technician to join our Cell Engineering team. You will be a part of team that assembles devices and correlates observations with performance in order to inform process improvement.
Consistently executing SOP's and product/process specifications to produce cathodes for the cell assembly team
Understanding changes to process and applying them effectively
Monitoring and recording key parameters during preparation. Communicating discrepancies found in material to team lead and/or manager
Clearly and concisely communicating task completion status to team members and manager through verbal and written pass-downs using MS Office applications (Excel, Outlook and OneNote)
Maintaining a clean work-space and safe work environment
Use large equipment to produce material to specified specs
Minimum Education and Experience:
A high-school diploma and three years of work experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Thorough, adaptive and capable of completing tasks with minimal errors
Able to deliver on throughput and quality expectations under tight schedules. You are flexible and can adapt to a fast-changing environment and work priorities
Comfortable working with computers: quality systems, databases and MS Office products
Eager to learn new techniques and have demonstrated the ability to learn and apply new skills
Friendly, positive and a good team member
Organized, detailed and have clear written and verbal communication skills
Able and willing work overnight and weekends with flexibility to work overtime on short notice.
Ability to perform work in a glovebox, dry room or fume hood that requires the use of fine motor skills for extended periods of time, standing, reaching and twisting motions with hands and lifting up to 15 lbs.
Any of the following are a plus:
A two-year technical degree
Experience working within a Li ion Battery lab or in gloveboxes, fume hoods or dryroom
Sealing equipment, weigh balance, toggle presses
Using JMP software
To ensure the ongoing health and safety of our team members, effective January 4th, 2022, QuantumScape will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before their first day of employment. QuantumScape will seek to accommodate individuals with qualifying disabilities or medical conditions that contraindicate the vaccination, or who object to being vaccinated on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief or practice.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.