Engineering Program Manager

  • Green Job Crawler
  • San Jose, CA
  • 15 Aug, 2019

Job Description

Do you want to change the world? We do, too. The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%. But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals. SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide. SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is: **Family Description:** + Recognized industry expert. + Applies professional concepts to resolve critical issues and broad design matters. + Provides technical guidance to others. + Influences corporate strategic research direction/ industry policies. + Broad and deep knowledge and influence in technical areas outside designated assignment area. + Advises management on a range of projects or specific technologies. + Provides future vision of the technical discipline. **Complexity:** + Works on issues with complex interdependencies impacting design and/or marketing success. + Addresses company-wide issues, future concepts, products, and technologies. + Creates formal networks with key decision makers. + Serves as external spokesperson for the company + Provides strategic recommendations accounting for complex trade-offs (e.g. competitor, resource, schedule, reliability, manufacturability, process stability, performance). **Teamwork, Collaboration and Influence:** + Sets the standard for efficient and intelligent work. + Effectively communicates and influences cross-functionally. + Widely recognized and accepted as a leader among functional peers. + Source of knowledge and wisdom. + Role model for sharing information and communicating. + Provides guidance and expertise to senior executives (both technical and non-technical). **Initiative:** + Work is self-initiated and evaluated for innovation, depth of analysis and long-range impact. + Accepts responsibility above and beyond the stated job. **Creative Thinking and Innovation:** + Authors technical papers, holds patents, and has extensive contacts within the technical community. + Suggests creative applications internally, including potentially disruptive ideas and technology. **Impact and Results Focus:** + Guides organization to a long-term sustainable advantage to serve the needs of SunPower’s customers. + Suggests and implements improvements which have significant, positive financial impact on the company. + Leads technical projects where results have far-reaching corporate impact. **Minimum Education and Experience:** + B.S. degree in Engineering and 10+ years of related experience or M.S. Degree and 8+ years or Ph.D. and 6+ years + OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience **Equal Employment Opportunity** The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers. **EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled** **SunPower Supports EEO** at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf **Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation** SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: jobs@sunpower.com. Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response. NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law. Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.