R&D Technician, Cell Development at QuantumScape
San Jose, CA, US
Collaborate with battery scientists and engineers to carry out cutting-edge experiments
Build cells and assist with electrical testing and failure-analysis
Use your attention to detail to identify issues with equipment/materials, and help improve cell processing steps
Improve your SOPs to increase efficiency and quality
Keep accurate and detailed laboratory records
Maintain an inventory of laboratory supplies, and a safe and organized workspace
Communicate results and update daily progress
 
Minimum Requirements:
 
High school diploma or equivalent
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
You love working in a fast-paced, team environment, and learning new skills
You are committed to delivering high quality results, and share our real passion for our mission
One year or more of hands-on experience in a laboratory R&D environment
Clear written and verbal skills to communicate your observations and ideas
 
Highly Desired:
 
A technical degree from a 2-year program or more
>2 years’ experience in the battery industry