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Senior Sales Operations Manager

Req ID:  82721

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 2,000 in North America and the Phillipines. 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:

Typically manages professional employees who are responsible for forecasting, financial modeling, and/or commission calculations. Using knowledge of company products, services, support and technology, oversees sales operations activities to achieve company goals. Maintains relationship with field personnel to ensure timely, accurate, and prompt forecast submissions. Works with Sales and Finance Departments to develop and administer the company’s worldwide sales forecast. Responsible for organizing financial modeling and statistical studies for sales department.


Scope:

  • Directs activity across large multi-functional area(s).
  • Significantly impacts business results.
  • Advises senior management on overall policy and long-term goal development.


    Complexity:

  • Applies expert knowledge, managing staff to resolve complex business and technical issues.
  • Introduces state-of-the-art technology and processes, encouraging learning, challenge and debate.


    Impact / Discretion:

  • Poor decisions will result in critical delays and impact unit operations. Overall business activity may be jeopardized.
  • Engages in decision-making that governs short- and medium-term project planning and implementation.


    Interaction:

  • Manages activities of other managers and/or senior level individual contributors.
  • Plans, directs and monitors staff activities.
  • Able to influence thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations - without damaging relations.
  • Responsible for developing and delivering performance reviews and compensation decisions.
  • Demonstrates leadership in applying SunPower values both within team and with others in adjacent organizations.


    Supervision:

  • Reports to Director or above.
  • In some instances, may manage multiple functional areas and/or third party employees and, therefore, have no direct reports.


    Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of related experience
  • And 3+ years of people management experience
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 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

    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.

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    SunPower Values

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


    Nearest Major Market: Orange County
    Nearest Secondary Market: Anaheim

    Job Segment: Sales Operations, Sales Management, Manager, Sales, Management

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