Manufacturing Cost Estimator at QuantumScape | Powderkeg

Location: HQ- San Jose, CA

Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-time

Team: Planning & Supply Chain

Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

Do you want to help build world-class R&D and manufacturing capabilities in the energy industry? We need a Manufacturing Cost Estimator to join our team and ensure the company can rapidly scale its operations to commercialize this technology and change the world.

In this role, you will :

Build and maintain the detailed manufacturing cost models we use to guide our operations and product strategy

Work closely with our R&D, manufacturing and planning teams to accurately model our future manufacturing processes

Build economic should-cost models for key purchased inputs like equipment, raw materials, and labor

Advise senior executives on strategic decisions related to long-term costs

Minimum Requirements:

Education & Experience:

You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Economics, an MBA, or equivalent experience

You have a strong track record of building models used to predict or estimate costs

You have a demonstrated ability to understand complex manufacturing processes

You are organized and pay attention to the details; you are conscientious and meticulous in your work

You are highly collaborative, inventive in finding the information you need, and comfortable when facing uncertainty or ambiguity

You are an outstanding communicator and are comfortable presenting to senior leaders

You have advanced Excel skills

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.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Manufacturing Cost Estimator
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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