Project Manager

HQ- San Jose, CA /
R&D – Hardware Engineering & Facilities /
Full-Time/Part-time
Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.


We are hiring a Project Manager to help build out a world-class R&D and pilot-production facility at QuantumScape. You will join a team charged with ensuring Tool install and construction projects stay on schedule to help scale its operations to commercialize the company’s groundbreaking energy storage technology. 

Responsibilities:

-  Coordinate multiple projects of critical importance to QuantumScape's future, including installing new equipment, scheduling and coordinating equipment moves, and planning building enhancement projects with external partners

-  Establish a project planning process: you will craft the procedures used to guide projects from kick-off through successful completion

-  Be the go-to person for all things related to project execution: you will help the team stay organized, on schedule and on the same page throughout each project's lifecycle

-  Participate/Lead project meetings: set the agenda, guide the discussion, take notes and follow up on action items

-  Maintain a dashboard of ongoing projects to communicate project status to all interested team members, including senior management, internal customers and external contractors and service providers

-  Develop relationships with contractors and suppliers: help to manage communications and review proposals

-  Drive frequent, open communication with a diverse team of internal and external partners, from scientists to vendors to senior management, as you help deliver hugely meaningful improvements to our capabilities


Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

-  Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, construction management, or another technical field

-  You have a proven track record to coordinate multiple concurrent projects across diverse teams

-  You are organized, pay attention to the details, and have excellent project management skills

-  You are an outstanding communicator that can empathize with others while still holding them accountable

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.