R&D Technician

QuantumScape is a renewable energy company that develops solid-state battery technology to increase the range of electric cars.

QuantumScape is on a mission to transform energy storage with solid-state lithium-metal battery technology. The company’s next-generation batteries are designed to enable longer range, faster charging and enhanced safety in electric vehicles to support the transition away from legacy energy sources toward a lower carbon future.

Are you passionate about research and excited about new technologies? We are looking for a conscientious and hardworking R&D technician to join our Research team. As a technician on our team, you'll help support our groundbreaking experiments!

Shift 7: Thursday-Saturday 630am-630pm and every other Wednesday 630am-630pm.

In accordance with all safety policies and procedures, you will collaborate with scientists and engineers to support their experiments.
Process and test new materials for R&D experiments.
Build coin cells, pouch cells, and QuantumScape proprietary devices per SOPs or with scientists' oversight.
Assist with general wet lab work and support solid-state materials processing experiments.
Document daily experiments and communicate completion status using MS Office applications.
Notice and give feedback for anomalies or unexpected results.

Minimum Requirements:
A minimum of a high school diploma with at least 2 years experience in a lab R&D environment or a technical degree from a 2-4 year program.
A commitment to delivering high quality results
Sharing our real passion for our mission.
Basic computer software skills, including Microsoft Office and a browser.

Able to handle a dynamic research environment.
Ready to learn a range of lab skills.
Flexible and can collaborate on different projects with researchers.
Comfortable using software for task completion and logging data.

Physical Requirements:
Working in a glovebox and dry room.
$27 - $48 an hour
QuantumScape also offers an annual bonus and a generous RSU/Equity package as part of its compensation plan. In addition, we do offer a tremendous benefits plan including employee paid health care, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), and other exciting perks.
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.

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