Product Engineering, Cell Assembly Technician (CWW Nights) at QuantumScape | Powderkeg

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 on a mission to transform energy storage with solid-state lithium-metal battery technology. The company’s next-generation batteries are designed to enable longer range, faster charging and enhanced safety in electric vehicles to support the transition away from legacy energy sources toward a lower carbon future.

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 precisely assemble cell devices in a prototype facility, fixture assemblies and perform mechanical tests.

Understanding changes to process and applying them effectively

Monitoring and recording key parameters during assembly. Communicating discrepancies found in prototype assembly lines to the team lead and 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

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

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 rand flexible to work overtime on short notice.

Physical Requirements:

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

Ultrasonic welding, 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.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Product Engineering, Cell Assembly Technician (CWW Nights)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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