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Design Team Lead

Date: Nov 6, 2019

Are you ready to change the future? You have the opportunity to join the company that helped establish solar markets around the world and continues to innovate in the renewable energy space. SunPower has facilities in the US, Europe and Asia, and we are seeking talented people to join us in building a clean energy future.


Widely recognized as the world’s standard for solar, SunPower produces the world’s highest efficiency solar products.  Our quality and reliability standards far exceed those of any other company in the industry.  


SunPower and Total, the global energy producer and provider, have announced a transformational investment by Total in SunPower.  The companies have signed a set of strategic agreements to accelerate SunPower’s growth in the increasingly competitive solar sector.  Total’s investment is based on SunPower’s leading position in designing, manufacturing and delivering the world’s highest efficiency, highest reliability solar systems with guaranteed performance.  These agreements will accelerate SunPower’s growth and further improve its financial strength.


SunPower is committed to the success of our company, our employees and the communities around the world that need us most.   We support our employees’ commitment to their communities through a culture of volunteerism, and through The SunPower Foundation, which makes grants to green initiatives throughout the world.  As a company, we operate with the highest sustainability standards. 


In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.



SunPower is seeking a Design Team Lead for the Residential Business Unit.  The Design Team Lead reports to the Design Section Manager. The Design Team Lead is responsible for managing the team of Design Engineers and is expected to interact directly and regularly with Design Engineering stakeholders as part of daily operations.



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


  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of the business processes being supported
  • Monitors daily operations and is primarily responsible for team metrics
  • Drives compliance of company policy, process and design guidelines
  • Keeps process documents and work instructions up to date
  • Handles escalations from the team
  • Drives team performance thru regular engagement, counseling and mentoring, rewards and recognition and delegation of tasks for competency and critical skills development
  • Plans and manages team resources through scheduling and workload balancing to achieve team objective, SLAs, Stakeholders' requirements, etc.
  • Contributes to the development of new ideas and methods to improve key processes
  • Directly influences and guides the team, provides direction and workload prioritization
  • Works with cross-functional groups for process alignment and escalations
  • Works with Management team to determine business change initiatives
  • Resolves complex requirements conflicts through effective stakeholder engagement
  • Communicates to team members any new requirements, changes, updates on all support related information as well as company information
  • Responsible for ensuring that all “tools of the trade” for each team member is working and all issues are communicated to helpdesk for resolution
  • Facilitates process knowledge transfer to the Design Team
  • Effectively conducts regular huddles, team meetings, coaching and feedback session with direct reports





  • Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Engineering  (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil) or Architecture; Minimum: Technological Course Graduate
  • At least 5 years of related work experience
  • Advanced knowledge on PV System Design Tools (Autocad, Aurora, Pictometry, PVSIM)
  • Proficiency in Design Softwares (Autocad)
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work nightshift, weekends and US/PH holidays

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