R&D Technician, Analytical (Swing Sun-Thur 3:30p-12:00A) at QuantumScape
San Jose, CA, US
Manage sample submission queues, prepare samples and operate analytical instruments to perform tests
Monitor and log key parameters during tests; clear lab notebook keeping and database interactions
Calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting and minor repairs of analytical instruments
 
Minimum Requirements:
 
High school diploma or equivalent
Able to work on swing shift (3:30pm-12am) Sunday-Thursday and willing to work overtime on short notice
>1 year’s work experience in an analytical lab; hand-on experience and basic knowledge in X-ray diffraction is plus
Knowledge of safe laboratory practices, especially in handling chemicals
Ability to perform work in a glovebox, dry room or fume hood
Motivated to learn new techniques and refine existing techniques
Clear written and verbal communication skills
Motivated and capable of working independently and within a team
 
Nice to haves:
 
A technical degree from a 2-year program or more
Hand-on experience in optical microscope and mechanical testing
Experience working within a battery lab or in gloveboxes, fume hoods or dry room
Familiar with MSA and JMP software