R&D Technician at QuantumScape
San Jose, CA, US


We are developing batteries that will power the next generation of transportation. Do you want to learn about and work on a critical part of the future energy economy? As part of our Advanced Research team, you will push the frontier of our technology to take on high-risk, high-reward projects. You will work with the co-founder and CTO plus a small team to prototype new materials, test platforms, and production processes to help put our technology on the road. 
You are a technician who moves quickly and accurately. You are comfortable taking directions and executing carefully, while asking for help and clarification if needed. You notice when something looks unusual, and you stop to take corrective action or ask for further input. You like to learn new skills.
-  Follow written and verbal instructions to prepare prototypes in a laboratory by working hands-on to fabricate and measure test samples
-  Follow safety procedures and make sure your colleagues are also working safely
-  Two year technical degree is required.   Experience as a lab technician is a plus
-  You are able to perform work in a dry room or fume hood that requires the use of fine motor skills and standing for extended periods of time, reaching and twisting motions with hands and lifting up to 15 lbs.