R&D Technician, Electrolyte Development

HQ- San Jose, CA /
R&D – Electrolyte Development /
Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

Do you want to learn about and work on this critical part of the future energy economy? We are seeking a motivated and conscientious technician to join our Research team. You will work on a small team to prepare laboratory samples and characterize devices after testing and correlate observations with performance in order to inform process improvement. The position requires careful perception and strong communication skills.


In accordance with all safety policies and procedures, you will collaborate with scientists and engineers to support their experiments.
You will operate lab equipment to prepare samples according to established procedures.
Organize and communicate findings promptly and accurately.
Balance high quality with fast turnaround.
Maintain a clean, organized lab workspace.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

You are able to quickly learn new skills and enjoy doing so.
You are organized and notice details and patterns in your work or daily life.
You have the ability to understand and follow procedures independently but will take initiative to work with the team to improve them.
You ask questions for clarification and understanding as needed.
You have experience with safe laboratory practices.

Minimum Requirements:

Ten years or more of hands-on, independent laboratory experience in a R&D environment or multi-tasking position and/or degree from a 4 year program.
Familiarity with basic computer software, such as web and email, and willingness to learn additional specialized programs
You love working closely with a team in an energizing environment
You share our real passion for our mission
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.

*QuantumScape does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers.