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HR Generalist

Req ID:  108161

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
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 change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best solar technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency, and performance. SunPower offers the only solar + storage solution designed and warranted by one company that gives customers control over electricity consumption. Through design, installation, maintenance, and monitoring, SunPower provides its world-class solar solutions to residential and commercial customers across the U.S.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 2,500 in North America and the Philippines. 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. SunPower welcomes the forward thinkers, the future savers of the world, the freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy.




SunPower is seeking a Human Resources Generalist to perform duties related to all aspects of HR and provide a positive employee experience through many employee-facing transactions. The HR Generalist will be responsible for the implementation and administration of HR programs and provide management and employees with a full range of human resources services across all functional areas including recruiting, employee relations, compensation, employment policies and practices, performance management, learning and development, and employment law issues.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Employee Relations: Provide coaching and counsel to management and employees to drive resolution in line with policies, guidelines and employment law. Counsel employees and provide support to managers concerning work-related problems. Work closely with the HRBPs and Legal on sensitive ER matters.  Works with managers to deliver disciplinary warnings and performance improvement plans.
  • Provide operational support on HR policies and processes to the HRBPs, and frontline support to managers and employees.
  • Work closely with recruiters, compensation, benefits and HR operations teams to implement programs, policies and initiatives with employees.
  • Manage the Service Now inbox and be the first point of contact for manager and employee questions regarding all HR inquiries.
  • Manage employee onboarding process, communication with new hires, new hire paperwork, new hire orientation and any required background checks as part of the employment process.
  • Manage employee off-boarding process, communication with employee, exit-survey/exit interviews and separation agreements.
  • Provide feedback to managers on HR-related issues.
  • Ensure HR policies and practices are applied consistently and provide direction to senior and first-line managers.
  • Conducts research and analyzes data on assigned projects



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional analytical problem-solving skills with a passion for data integrity, process definition, and continuous learning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills: concise, articulate, and confident.
  • Comfortable with a high pace environment with competing priorities and ability to remain focused and confident.
  • Drives results and is solution-oriented.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity with a high degree of professionalism in all aspects of job responsibilities.
  • Exceptional organizational, prioritization and follow-up skills.
  • Well-developed decision-making, prioritization, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative to proactively handle issues.


Credentials and Experience

  • A minimum of 1+ years Human Resources generalist or relevant experience.
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience and/or education is required. PHR preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in HR programs and practices.
  • Experience working across multiple disciplines in HR with current local laws and statutes that govern employment practices.
  • Expert in Microsoft Office suite; knowledge of SuccessFactors a plus.



  • Candidate must be legally authorized  to work and reside in the United States for any employer
  • Local candidates preferred



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: 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.



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.




SunPower Values

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

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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