R&D Technician - CWW Days 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 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.


Work alongside battery scientists and engineers on cutting-edge experiments.

Independently carry out various steps in the cell fabrication process.

Support a wide range of lab work, metrology, and materials processing activities.

Use your attention to detail to identify issues with equipment/materials, and help improve cell processing steps.

Improve your SOPs to increase efficiency and quality.

Maintain an inventory of lab supplies, and a safe and organized workspace.

Keep accurate and detailed lab records and communicate your daily results.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Ability to perform work in a glovebox, Clean 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.

You love working in a fast-paced, team environment, and learning new skills.

You are committed to delivering high quality results, and share our real passion for our mission.

One year or more of hands-on experience in a lab or process R&D environment.

Clear written and verbal skills to communicate your observations and ideas.

Highly Desired:

Experience with Hi-tech device assembly.

Experience with small microscope scale product.

2 years’ experience in the battery industry.

Experience in battery fabrication, failure analysis, or materials processing.

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
    R&D Technician - CWW Days
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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