R&D Technician - Product Engineering, Temporary Cell Assembly Technician (Compressed Nights)

  • QuantumScape
  • HQ- San Jose, CA
  • Oct 14, 2020

Job Description

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

We are seeking a motivated and detailed technician to join our Cell Engineering team. You will be a part of team that assembles devices and correlates observations with performance in order to inform process improvement.
Responsibilities:
Consistently executing SOP's and product/process specifications to precisely assemble cell devices in a prototype facility, fixture assemblies and perform mechanical tests. Understanding changes to process and applying them effectivelyMonitoring and recording key parameters during assembly. Communicating discrepancies found in prototype assembly lines to the team lead and managerClearly and concisely communicating task completion status to team members and manager through verbal and written pass-downs using MS Office applications (Excel, Outlook and OneNote)Maintaining a clean work-space and safe work environment
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A high-school diploma
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Thorough, adaptive and capable of completing tasks with minimal errorsAble to deliver on throughput and quality expectations under tight schedules. You are flexible and can adapt to a fast-changing environment and work prioritiesComfortable working with computers: quality systems, databases and MS Office productsEager to learn new techniques and have demonstrated the ability to learn and apply new skillsFriendly, positive and a good team memberOrganized, detailed and have clear written and verbal communication skillsAble and willing work overnight and weekends with rand flexible to work overtime on short notice.
Physical Requirements:
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.
Any of the following are a plus:
A two-year technical degreeExperience working within a Li ion Battery lab or in gloveboxes, fume hoods or dryroom Ultrasonic welding, sealing equipment, weigh balance, toggle presses Using JMP softwareWe 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