Automation Engineer

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

QuantumScape is seeking a Senior Automation Engineer to join our growing team. 
We are looking to grow our team with the addition of a motivated individual who is seeking technical challenges and professional growth.

Your Role:
In this role:
•You will become educated on the unique equipment used for our engineering pilot line and will become an expert on its operation.
•You will work with outside suppliers to define and deliver complex automation equipment specially designed for our line.
•You will work directly on vendor supplied and in house supplied automation equipment to ensure it is running optimally.  You will define and implement operating procedures and periodic maintenance procedures and intervals.
•You will help to specify and recommend factory automation software
•You will own and execute on simple to complex mechanical and electromechanical design projects.

Minimum Requirements:
•You have a BS Engineering with 7+ years’ experience in Automation and mechanical design. 
•You have 4+ years of experience running CAD software such as Autodesk Inventor (preferred), Solidworks, or Pro E.
•You like to work with your hands, you are resourceful, curious and not afraid to fail.
•You work well in teams and as an individual contributor. You have strong project management skill and an autonomous working style.
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.