Materials Engineer

  • QuantumScape
  • HQ- San Jose, CA
  • Sep 12, 2020

Job Description

Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

We’re looking for a dedicated engineer to join our team to support process development and continuous improvement activities. 
In this role, you will have the opportunity to continuously improve existing coating, lamination, and sintering processes as well as support the development of new processing methods to improve product performance and reliability consistent with the technology roadmap
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:Apply your knowledge of engineering statistics to design, plan and execute experiments, analyze results, and effectively communicate results to technical leadersCollaborate with failure analysis and test engineering teams to evaluate product performance and reliabilityDevelop, maintain and provide training on standard operating procedures, work instructions, and other instructions for technicians and operators 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:B.S. in ceramic engineering, materials science, chemical engineering, or related field Strong collaboration and communication skillsAbility to adapt to the fast-pace, changing needs, and challenges of a high-tech start-up Demonstrated ability to get results
HIGHLY DESIRED2+ years' experience manufacturing or process/materials engineering environmentExperience working in cross-functional teams Practical knowledge of ceramic materials, slurry rheology, and materials processingTraining in the design of experiments, statistics, six sigma methodologiesHigh-temperature furnace or processing experience Experience with defining processing requirements to deliver results on time and within budgetWe 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. 

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

51-100

Sectors

Energy

Drawdown solutions

Distributed Energy Storage, Electric Bikes, Electric Cars