R&D Technician

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 support our research efforts. 

Your Role:
You will be responsible for preparing and processing samples using a various lab equipment while adhering to all standard operating procedures and safety protocols 
Your daily tasks will include preparing slurry coatings and polishing samples
You will use a microscope to measure samples and you will accurately document sample parameters 
You will also be prepare lab reports in excel or power point 

Minimum Requirements:
Experience and education
You have a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years’ experience as a technician in a lab environment
You have used optical microscopes, drop gauges and other commonly used lab devices to analyze sample parameters 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
You have a track record of delivering on your commitments under aggressive schedules
Your flexibility and adaptability allows you to adapt easily to a fast changing environment, and work priorities 
You are comfortable working with MS Office applications and databases to enter sample data
You are organized, thorough and have clear written and verbal communication skills 

Experience working with ceramic slurry preparation including ball milling or attrition milling for size reduction, binder mix addition and slurry coating; high temperature furnaces and sample finishing techniques such as lapping or polishing.
Physical Requirements:
You are able 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 15 lbs.
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.