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Mgr, Regional Ops I

Req ID:  87582

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 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. 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:
 

Regional Operations Manager - SPRI 

We are thrilled to offer internal candidates opportunities to expand their skills and grow their careers here at SunPower. Over 20% of our job openings are filled by internal hires, and we have many examples of people who have grown their careers at SunPower over the past decades. 

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 and promote candidates who are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is: 

 
Description: 

The Regional Operations Manager is responsible for project execution across the SunPower Direct portfolio in the region.  The Regional Operations Manager is highly engaged in the day to day operations in the field, but is also responsible for closed loop learning and continuous improvement.  The job responsibilities include: 

  • Manage a team of Project Managers 

  • Accountable for kW projections on a weekly basis. 

  • Accountable for kW delivery (inspections passed) on a weekly and quarterly basis 

  • Direct support on project escalations 

  • Direct Project Management of complex and VIP projects in the region. 

  • Identify gaps in process and operationalize  

  • Accountable for managing project costs and hitting cost reduction targets 

  • Strategize knowledge transfer and training for new products and processes 

  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in collaboration with internal development teams (products, IT, etc) 

  • Identify areas of concern in the project portfolio and strategize to solve issues. 

  • Develop and participate in change management for continuous development of SOPs 

  • Report out QC results for the region and identify areas of concern / focus 

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of solar construction experience 

  • Experience managing people and processes in a fast paced, results driven company 

  • Competent on CRM software such as SalesForce for running reports 

  • Strong interpersonal skills; team player attitude 

  • Ability to help build and strengthen an organization, building structure over time 

  • NABCEP PV Installer certification 

 
Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 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.


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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.

 

 

 

SunPower Values

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


Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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