Principal Member of Technical Staff, Lamination/Adhesion at QuantumScape | Powderkeg

Location: HQ- San Jose, CA

Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-time

Team: Cell Development

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

QuantumScape is a start-up located in San Jose, California working on new energy storage technology to allow electric vehicles to outperform internal combustion cars. Our leap in energy density and recharge rate is enabled by a solid-state chemistry and cell architecture which also benefits safety. Our quick progress is due in part to a state-of-the-art laboratory facility, highly automated data collection and analysis, and a strong and clear set of values.

Do you want to learn about and work on this critical part of the future energy economy? As part of our Cell Development team, you will work alongside scientists and engineers to refine and scale the production of next-generation batteries for electric vehicles.


QuantumScape is seeking an experienced and motivated process development engineer to join our R&D team. In this role you will drive the development and optimization of new fabrication methods for our novel solid-state battery devices.

Required Experience & Skills

PhD in materials science, chemical engineering, or related field, with 5+ years industry experience

Hands-on experience leading process development of materials or devices in a relevant industry

Ability to communicate clearly and candidly; strong affinity for teamwork

Comfortable working in a glovebox, dry room, or fume hood

References can attest to your curiosity, problem solving, and integrity

You thrive in a fast-paced environment, and adapt quickly to change

You share our passion for our mission

Highly Desired

Expertise in lamination or adhesion applications for layered devices

Familiarity with battery materials and test methods

Knowledge of statistical techniques and scripting languages for data analysis

Experience in designing and improving prototype process equipment

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
    Principal Member of Technical Staff, Lamination/Adhesion
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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