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Technical Program Manager, Construction
Posted on 2/18/2022
Lawrence, KS, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Creates, maintains, and controls construction master schedule by integrating subcontractor schedules, equipment engineering schedules, process engineering schedules, facilities schedules, etc
  • Experience in Primavera P6 scheduling software is a huge plus
  • Strong organizational skills (planning, prioritizing) and communication skills (written, verbal, listening) are critical to this position, as is the ability to successfully adapt to diverse people and situations, handle conflict, proactively resolve issues, and complete assignments on time
  • Managing and controlling of all project documentation including design, specifications, creating Request for Proposal (RFP's), issue construction and vendor contracts, monitor and control construction progress, issue corrective actions if delays are experienced, etc
  • Bachelor of Science degree in construction management, business management, engineering disciple, or other related fields
  • 7 - 10 years of construction-related experience
  • 1+ year of experience as a program manager in hardware development, manufacturing, or process improvement projects
  • Experience and exposure to Manufacturing equipment used in the Semi-conductor, ceramic, or battery manufacturing industries with at least 1 year of high-volume manufacturing experience
  • Proficiency with Primavera P6 scheduling software or equivalent with 2+ years' experience conducting critical path analyses and scheduling program tasks with a variety of dependencies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills when dealing with individuals across the organization and with external customers or vendors
  • Experience working with an international community, especially with overseas customers, suppliers, and researchers who are non-native English speakers
  • Organizational and planning skills and the demonstrated ability to lead and handle complex facilities
  • We're looking for a dedicated Technical Program Manager to join our team
  • In this role, you will join a team helping QuantumScape be responsible for construction of engineering and prototype production lines, develop and install manufacturing production equipment, and develop processes to produce our ceramic films and assemble cells
  • Our ambitions are to produce cells at volumes relevant to the EV industry, so our pilot lines need to demonstrate not only our cell technology, but our ability to cost effectively scale production to GWh levels
  • This is a complex endeavor requiring close coordination of multiple internal teams and outside vendors including Construction, Facilities, EH&S, Machine Design, Process Development, New Product Introduction, Technology Systems, and Finance teams
  • Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all construction and coordinates facility construction, utility construction, and tool installation for engineering and pilot cell production lines
  • Ability to carry out the coordinated organization, direction and implementation of a collection of projects and transformation activities to achieve outcomes and realize benefits of strategic importance to the business
  • 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
Desired Qualifications
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent or Agile Program Management experience is a plus

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.