Sr. Quality Engineer

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

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

We are an energy storage technology company, located in San Jose, California, and we are working on a fundamental disruption in the field of energy storage. We seek to change the paradigm in energy storage by developing a completely new class of electrical energy storage device. We are backed by top VC firms and our groundbreaking technology is based on work done by researchers at Stanford University. We are looking for an energetic and diligent, Sr Quality Engineer to help take our Quality programs to the next level.
Job description:

This is a position with about 50% for Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE) responsibility and 50% for Plant Quality management (PQM) responsibility.

As Quality Liaison, work closely with Supply management, Engineering teams in supplier selections, quality control to ensure suppliers meeting engineering and quality requirements.
Collaborate with internal and external shareholders to ensure that proper definition of quality expectations and appropriate quality assurance techniques are used for the product.
Review, and approve Plant’s and Suppliers’ MSA (Measurement System Analysis), traceability system, Incoming Quality Control, In-process quality control and outgoing quality control. Continuously monitoring and improving them, based on best practices and lesson learned.
Conduct quality audit on floor and Supplier Quality on-site audit to ensure quality standards/procedures being followed. Identify quality control gaps in plant and suppliers and drive them to closure.
Managing Supplier Quality performance, and continuously driving improvement.
Drive problem solving and corrective actions and lesson learned implementation in suppliers and plant.

Minimum requirements:
Degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
5+ years of professional experience in a quality engineering role.
Experience in Quality Management System documentation and its procedures/process writing.
Hands-on skills in Quality Engineering tools, such as Measurement system analysis, Gage R&R, SPC, Process control plan, SOP, traceability system, process capability analysis.
Knowledgable with statistics analysis software JMP and/or Minitab preferred.
Skillful in quality auditing, QC inspections and problem solving.
Excellent personal and communication skills.
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.