Program Manager, Operations

HQ- San Jose, CA
G&A – Operations
Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

We’re hiring a Program Manager to help build a world-class operations management system at QuantumScape. This is an opportunity to play a critical role on a small team charged with ensuring the company can rapidly scale its R&D and production operations. You will collaborate with team members across the Company and represent us in interactions with vendors and suppliers.

In this role, you will:
Partner with the team to establish a robust supply chain management capability for materials and equipment essential to the operations of the company, including inventory management and quality control
Develop relationships with vendors and suppliers, negotiate contracts, and become an expert on the costs of materials
Lead purchasing projects for critical equipment

Minimum Requirements:
Education & Experience:
You have a Bachelor’s degree in business, industrial engineering, supply chain management, or another technical field and a minimum of 3 years' related experience or an advanced degree and minimum of 1 year experience
You are comfortable building and maintaining models using advanced functions and features in Excel
You are an exceptional communicator and have strong project management skills

Highly Desired:
Previous experience working in a similar capacity at a leading manufacturing, logistics, or consulting firm
Proficiency in Python, R or another general-purpose or analytics programming 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.