hero

Find jobs at planet-healing startups

Search jobs at hundreds of venture-backed climate tech companies across the portfolios of dozens of leading climate VCs

R&D Technician (Temporary)

QuantumScape

QuantumScape

California, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

QuantumScape developed the industry’s first anode-less cell design, which delivers high energy density while lowering material costs and simplifying manufacturing. Our innovative battery cell technology can store energy more efficiently and reliably than today’s lithium-ion batteries.

Description:

Are you passionate about clean energy and ready to contribute in the race for a better battery? We are seeking a motivated and diligent swing-shift technician to support all solid-state battery development, and work with the team to tackle exciting materials challenges.

Shift::Tue to Sat, 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Responsibilities:

  • Handle air sensitive materials in glovebox / dry room / fume hood with proper PPE.

  • Operate coating, laminating, and press equipment with full attention to standard operating procedure (SOP) details, including setup, cleanup, and troubleshooting.

  • Work closely with engineers and other technicians to continuously improve the process.

  • Accurately and timely document experiment details and pass downs.

  • Prepare, weigh, package, document samples for materials test.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma and 1+ years of experience in a R&D laboratory or manufacturing environments

  • Ability to perform work in a dry room, and glovebox that requires the use of fine motor skills for extended periods of time, standing, reaching and twisting motions with hands, and lifting up to 25 lbs.

  • Phenomenal attention to details; follow procedures to efficiently run equipment and handle chemicals safely.

  • Adapt to constantly evolving processes and enjoy learning new techniques.

  • Clear written and verbal skills to logically communicate observations and thought processes.

  • Willing to work overtime on short notice.

  • Basic computer skills to accurately record and analyze data

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience of working in glove box and/or dry room.

  • Familiar with analytical tools and techniques (microscopy, FTIR, etc)

  • Experience in operating heavy duty pressing machine.

  • Experience of working with roll to roll process

This position is required to perform these above essential duties and responsibilities onsite at our QS offices.

Compensation & Benefits: The hourly range for this role is between $20.29 and $26.35, and a final hourly wage will be determined by the candidate's experience and educational background.

We 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.