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:
Procures products and services for all aspects of business operations while adhering to budget considerations. Reviews requisitions and obtains quotations / bids from vendors. Continuously develops new supply sources. Coordinates multiple purchase requests in order to obtain best quote for products and services. Suggests optimum inventory levels in order to manage expenses. Develops and executes activities supporting sourcing strategies capable of delivering high quality, cost-effective materials that meet standard and custom project requirements. Responsible for cost, quality, and delivery of standard and custom materials and equipment supporting utility-scale solar photo-voltaic power plants and large commercial solar installations. Negotiates, develops, implements and maintains BPO contracts for selected suppliers, performing data collection to support supplier performance metrics and commodity/market analysis.
**Knowledge and Technical Skills:**
+ Applies intermediate subject matter knowledge, including principles, theories and concepts, to solve a variety of common business issues.
+ Refers particularly complex issues to higher levels for resolution. **Complexity:**
+ Works on moderately complex problems and projects.
+ Engages in situational and/or data analyses requiring the review of multiple factors. **Teamwork, Collaboration and Influence:**
+ Works independently, seeking advice from management and more senior team members when complex situations are encountered.
+ Seeks ways to enhance team and work group performance.
+ Collaborates within and outside area of responsibility. **Initiative:**
+ Proactively seeks to understand technical content and new or unfamiliar delivery mechanisms.
+ Work is reviewed at critical junctures to assure technical quality. **Creative Thinking and Innovation:**
+ Proactively suggests better approaches, processes, or methodologies to optimize project and process outcomes. **Impact and Results Focus:**
+ Delivers quality work on time, proactively addressing and resolving emerging challenges.
+ Assures work products meet client or end user business needs. **Minimum Education and Experience:**
+ Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of related experience
+ 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.