Process Engineering Intern

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

QuantumScape is seeking a Process Engineering Intern to join our growing team.
We are a stealth start-up energy storage technology company, located in San Jose, California working on a fundamental disruption in the field of energy storage. We seek to change the paradigm in energy storage by developing a completely new class of electrical energy storage device. If successful, the technology could revolutionize the industry. We are backed by top VC firms and based on work done by researchers at Stanford University. We are looking to grow our team with the addition of a motivated individual who is seeking technical challenges and professional growth.
Are you passionate about joining us to make difference in the future of energy storage?
We are looking for a motivated engineering intern to join our process engineering team and drive process sustaining efforts of existing methods and support development of new materials processing techniques to increase product performance and reliability.

In this role:
You will be trained on general process engineering fundamentals and battery material basics.
You will deliver safety, quality, throughput, and cost goals that are defined by organization.
You will execute projects that successfully address process problems and support qualification of the process on new equipment and facilitate ramp up activities.
You will support testing and implementation of items to support process development and continuous improvement activities.
You will become familiar with multiple process steps and products and propose projects.
You will learn and execute data-mining and perform data analysis activities.
Minimum requirement:
Education & Experience
Be a student in MS in materials, chemical, or mechanical engineering.
Physical requirements:
You have the ability to lift up to 20 pounds and work in lab environment.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Interest in learning the process engineering fundamentals such as SPC, DOE, data analysis, and data acquisition.
Basic knowledge of statistics fundamentals.
You have hands on experience in lab environment.

Knowledge or experience in any of following are a plus:
Prior work experience
Course works related to SPC and DOE
Coursework related to the field of electrochemistry, ceramics, or batteries 
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.