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Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

HQ- San Jose, CA
2 months ago
Full time role

Company

QuantumScape

San Jose, CA, USA

Manufacturer of lithium batteries designed to accelerate the commercialization of solid-state batteries. The company engages in the manufacturing of electric ...

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Job Description

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.


We're looking for an experienced, highly motivated Mechanical Design Engineer to develop equipment to process our novel battery materials.  In this role: •You will be responsible for aiding the design, build, test, and manufacture of proprietary equipment and ensuring equipment quality assurance during all phases of the development and implementation. •Your responsibilities include: •Partnering with process and design team members to determine the specifications of the equipment.  This includes identification of needs, design (concept to detail),      prototyping, manufacturing, install, and testing. •Leveraging your previous experience to optimize automation systems and design to support the needs of the manufacturing line. •Leading & project managing build and testing of new designs and equipment, including daily activities, scheduling, reporting, and budgeting and collaborating with equipment development partners and suppliers to successfully execute . Experience:•BS or higher degree in mechanical engineering•5+ years' experience with roll to roll equipment design, automation equipment design, and integration from R&D to manufacturing. •Experience with AutoDesk Vault PDM or equivalent PDM/PLM systems•Experience with supplier management and collaborating with remote engineering teams. Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:•Advanced knowledge with Inventor, SoildWorks, or equivalent 3D CAD systems and in GD&T  (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing).•Excellent communication skills, collaborative and a positive attitude•5-10% travel required.


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.

QuantumScape

San Jose, CA, USA

Manufacturer of lithium batteries designed to accelerate the commercialization of solid-state batteries. The company engages in the manufacturing of electric ...

View Company Profile