Lab Technician

San Jose, CA /
Battery /
Full time
/ On-site
Sakuu is reinventing battery technology and manufacturing via products and process disruption. In process, our solid-state batteries are rapid printed from the transformative Kavian™ platform in agile gigafactory settings, which enables mass-scale, cost -effective, and sustainable production to meet global cell demand in our product, our Swift Print™ solid-state batteries best in class performance and safety in a recyclable and customizable format. Proprietary cell technologies provide superior energy densities for nearly limitless industry applications. The big picture impact of our manufacturing and battery technology is profound.
 
We need highly talented and enthusiastic minds to join our mission to help transform electric mobility, energy storage, and sustainable manufacturing- for a healthier planet.
 
Job Description
The company is seeking a lab technician, with an emphasis on lithium battery material handling and hands on experience of processes for making battery parts in close working arrangement with engineers. The selected candidate will play a key role in receiving, safe keeping, and handling of battery materials and slurry formulation and tape casting
 
Responsibilities
· Receive, safe keeping, and handling of battery materials
· Slurry formulation and tape casting solid electrolyte and cathode
· Conduct experiments under defined conditions
· Assemble lithium metal coin and pouch cells and conduct testing with a focus on repeatability
· Closely work and support engineer in the lab
· Record all data and results in company provided notebook and computer with accuracy and responsibility
· Assist in ordering laboratory supplies
· Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times and maintain a clean and orderly environment
 
Benefits
As a team member at Sakuu, you'll enjoy:
• Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
• 2 weeks of paid time off
• Stock options
• Career development
• Company provided snacks and drinks
 
Qualifications: Qualifications and Skills
Proven experience as Lab Technician in battery industry or relevant position
Experience of operating laboratory equipment and handling of battery materialsIn depth knowledge of QHSE Systems, preventative measures and laboratory best practices
Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and database systems
Valid laboratory technician license
Degree in chemistry or relevant field
 
Equal Opportunity: Sakuu is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.
$25 - $38 an hour