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Residential Design Engineer

Req ID:  66881

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:

Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product. Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility. Conceives system interfaces and business application prototypes. Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses. Influences the shaping of future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems. Provides multi-layered technical expertise for next-generation initiatives.

  • Learns to use basic scientific or engineering concepts within a designated functional area.
  • Develops knowledge in processes and procedures specific to job function, e.g. process/ equipment qualification and development PCR, FMEA, DOE, SPC, runcards, EPR, Tool Lockdown, PV system design and construction.


    Complexity:

  • Works on problems of limited scope.
  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can readily be obtained.
  • Builds stable working relationships internally.
  • Applies problem- solving techniques to provide insight into the root cause.


    Teamwork, Collaboration and Influence:

  • Organizes and communicates ideas through a variety of channels.
  • Gains trust and support of peers.
  • Demonstrates a desire to learn and develop.
  • Actively participates in team and group work activities.
  • Collaborates within process/area of responsibility.
  • Regularly exposed to customer requirements and issues that affect customer satisfaction.


    Initiative:

  • Ability to perform assignments under regular supervision.
  • Seeks guidance, as necessary, from more experienced personnel.


    Creative Thinking and Innovation:

  • Applies well-understood solutions and technologies to solve problems within project scope and constraints.
  • Applies SunPower values to all aspects of work.


    Impact and Results Focus:

  • Delivers quality work in a timely manner.
  • Recognizes the economic aspects of the job and relationship to the needs of SunPower’s customers.


    Minimum Education and Experience:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering and 0+ years of related experience
  • OR an equivalent combination of education and years of related experience

 

 

 

SunPower Values

  • Put Customers First
  • Win Together
  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing
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