R&D Technician, Battery Process Development

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


Are you passionate about energy storage and ready to contribute in the race for a better battery? QuantumScape is a well-funded start-up located in San Jose, California, and is working on a revolutionary solid-state battery technology for energy storage. We are seeking a motivated and diligent technician to support our process development projects.

Responsibilities:

Collaborate with battery scientists and engineers on cutting-edge experiments
Independently carry out a variety of steps in the cell fabrication process
Use your attention to detail to identify issues with equipment/materials
Help improve our process SOPs, to increase efficiency and quality
Keep accurate and detailed laboratory records
Maintain an inventory of laboratory supplies, and a safe and organized workspace
Communicate results and update daily progress

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent
Ability to perform work in a glovebox, dry room or fume hood that requires the use of fine motor skills for extended periods of time, standing, reaching and twisting motions with hands, and lifting up to 15 lbs
You love working in a fast-paced, team environment, and learning new skills
You are committed to delivering high quality results, and share our real passion for our mission
One year or more of hands-on experience in a laboratory R&D environment
Clear written and verbal skills to communicate your observations and ideas

Highly Desired:

A technical degree from a 2-year program or more
>2 years’ experience in the battery industry
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.