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SEM / FIB Engineer
Member Technical Staff, Mts
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Milpitas, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Motivated by new challenges and embraces learning new techniques
  • Demonstrate flexibility and resourcefulness allowing smooth adaptation to a constantly evolving environment and work priorities
  • Comfortable working with computer quality systems and databases
  • Possesses a can-do spirit and is a collaborative teammate and clear communicator
  • Organized, meticulous, and have clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work into evenings, weekends and flexibility to cover shift gaps on short notice
  • B.S. degree in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or related field plus minimum 3 years experience with analytical tools such as FIB/SEM and sample preparation; 1 yr with advanced degree
  • Safely handle chemicals and dispose of hazardous waste
  • Advanced degree in Materials Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience with semiconductor FA techniques such as but not limited to: XIVA, TIVA, OBRICH, EBIC, EMMI, etc
  • Proficiency in at least one type of programming language (e.g., Python, R, JMP, MATLAB, etc.)
  • Familiar operating a plasma FIB system
  • Experience working with a Li-ion battery or analytical test lab
  • Exposure to tool qualification methods and GR&R
  • Experience preparing samples in an inert environment, such as glovebox operations, sample preparation (e.g. electrode depositions)
  • Previous TEM lamellae prep experience
  • Work is performed in a dry room, fume hood, lab area, or glovebox requiring the use of fine motor skills
  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
  • Reaching and twisting motions with hands
  • Lifting up to 25 lbs
  • Prepare samples for FIB/SEM, XCT, optical microscopy, and ion mill
  • Optimize sample prep procedures and conditions
  • Identify regions of interest based upon instructions
  • Run maintenance, calibration, and performance spec verification on tools
  • Work with tool vendors to increase equipment uptime by planning preventive maintenance activities
  • Deliver high-quality/volume analysis of samples while meeting sampling goals with minimal errors
  • Coordinate work with internal customers to ensure high quality analytical data while balancing lab sample throughput

201-500 employees

Renewable energy company
Company Overview
QuantumScape is on a mission to transform energy storage. Their solid-state lithium-metal battery technology is designed to deliver efficient, reliable, safe and cost-effective energy storage to support the transition away from legacy energy sources toward a lower carbon future.