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Process Engineer - Member Technical Staff (Mts)
Posted on 6/17/2022
Lawrence, KS, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Self-motivated and have a track record of learning new skills and techniques and applying those to achieve results
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, technically exciting environment and quickly adapt to changes
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; enjoys collaborating with colleagues to solve technical challenges
  • Aggressive and results-driven approach to problem-solving
  • Share a real passion for our mission
  • BS in materials science, ceramic, chemical engineering, mechanical or related engineering and science fields
  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience with process design for manufacturing
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience developing, characterizing, and trouble-shooting a process using process-related equipment
  • Keen interest in a manufacturing or development engineering role where you would play a crucial role in high-temperature manufacturing and/or commissioning of startup processes
  • MS or higher degree in ceramic, chemical, or electrical engineering
  • Proven track record in a manufacturing or development engineering role for 3+ years where you played a crucial role in high-temperature manufacturing and commissioning of startup processes
  • Experience querying and analyzing process data in a scripting language (i.e Python, R, Matlab, JMP, Minitab, etc.)
  • Exposure to Design of Experiments (DOE) style experimentation and statistical analysis of data
  • Experience in Lean six sigma analysis and defining CPVs for improving yield
  • Experience in QMS, quality engineering tools such as measurement system analysis, Gage R&R, SPC, process control plan, traceability systems, process capability analysis
  • Experience working within operations and/or manufacturing teams
  • Knowledge of high-temperature measurement systems, establishing temperature profiles, managing a controlled process environment, ability to read field data and in-depth process analysis is necessary for this position
  • Experience in leading process technicians
  • Own and continuously improve stacking, sintering and product quality processes
  • Define performance requirements and technical specifications to develop new processing methods to improve performance and/or form factors aligned with our technology roadmap
  • Test hypothesis by applying your knowledge of engineering statistics and design of experiment concepts to methodically plan and execute process experiments and yield conclusive results
  • Analyze and optimally communicate your results to management
  • Develop and maintain drawings, operating procedures and work instructions
  • Develop sintering and product stacking processes and establish requirements and physical specifications
  • Understand the critical product requirements at different process stages and derive vital process variables that drive improvement to product quality
  • Establish documentation and procedures for product sampling, product testing, product data tracking systems for continuous processes
  • Maintain process log and work to track changes during shifts that have an influence on product quality
  • Establish equipment calibration standards and maintain to ensure data repeatability
  • Establish and maintain product quality testing and classifications of defects
  • Coordinating with other processes functions upstream and downstream and identifying areas of improvement for improving process and product yield
  • Identify process deviations and identify projects to improve the CPVs for yield improvement
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis software JMP and/ or Minitab preferred

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.