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Prelude Ventures
Prelude Ventures

R&D Technicians (Shift 5, Multiple Openings)



San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2023
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.
Join a department of engineers and technicians taking groundbreaking concepts to manufacturing. Collaborate with engineers to run scaling trials and bring up new equipment and processes. Learn and maintain SOPs to
standardize production. Keep accurate and detailed laboratory records. Maintain an inventory of laboratory supplies, and a safe and organized workspace.
Shift 5: Sunday - Tuesday, and alternate Wednesdays, 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to perform work in a cleanroom, 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 50 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.
A technical degree from a 2-year program or more >2 years’ experience in the battery, solar, disk drive, or coatings industry
Compensation & Benefits:
Hourly rate range for this role is $24-34/hr, and will be determined by the candidate's experience and educational background. 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.