Senior Capacity Planner 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.

Do you want to help build world-class R&D and manufacturing capabilities in the energy industry? We need a Sr. Capacity Planner 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 :

Lead capacity planning activities across the company

Build and maintain our production capacity model

Identify capacity gaps and recommend strategies for closing these gaps

Develop and communicate demand forecasts for key resources like equipment capacity, raw materials, and labor

Drive decisions on investments in capital equipment to support our manufacturing scale-up strategy

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

Build analytical and decision-support tools and dashboards used for manufacturing planning

Cultivate a deep understanding of our technology and production processes

Minimum Requirements:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Manufacturing, an MBA, or equivalent experience

A strong track record of building and maintaining models used to analyze and improve operations, particularly capacity modeling and cost modeling

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

Additional Skills:

You are proficient in Python or another data analysis language

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
    Senior Capacity Planner
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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