R&D Technician, Milling

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

We are looking for a diligent R&D Technician to join our team on 4x10 - Tues - Friday, day shift schedule.

In this role you will be responsible for:
The precise and efficient preparation and processing of samples such as slurries and powders, using a variety of lab equipment.
Accurately and consistently executing SOP's and written and verbal instructions from the team manager and/or the designated engineer
Using your previous lab experience to perform all duties in a safe manner and in compliance with all our internal safety procedures
Clearly and concisely communicating work progress to your team members and manager through verbal and written pass-downs

Minimum Requirements:
Experience and Education
A high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years’ experience as a technician in a lab environment

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
Your flexibility and adaptability allows you to adjust easily to a fast changing work priorities and are capable of working independently, but enjoy working with at team
You have used MS Excel and databases to execute and record the completion of tasks
You're motivated to learn new techniques and to continually refine existing techniques.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to perform work in a glovebox, dry room or fume hood that requires the use of fine motor skills and standing for extended periods of time, reaching and twisting motions with hands, and lifting up to 40 lbs.
Ability to work in a lab environment handling hazardous chemicals

Nice to have's:
Experience in the following areas are a plus:
Glove box operations, high temp furnaces, coating machines
Working with powder slurry preparation including ball milling or attrition milling for size reduction, binder mix addition, and slurry coating.
Knowledge of safe laboratory practices especially in handling of chemicals, operating equipment
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.