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Construction Quality and Efficiency Program Manager

Req ID:  84701

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:

Construction Quality and Efficiency Program Manager

SunPower is searching for a Construction Quality and Efficiency Program Manager for our residential solar installation business. This individual will be responsible for executing key quality and efficiency projects, programs, and reporting.  As a highly organized, data driven, and computer savvy project and program manager this person will have a significant impact on delivering our promise of leading quality and customer experience.

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

  • Responsible for developing and executing key quality and efficiency initiatives and programs
  • Organize 8D and 5 Why analysis as necessary
  • Document best practices, processes, and procedures
  • Author technical notices in partnership with Q&E Managers and Training Team
  • Monitor Quality performance of new crews and install partners
  • Monitor Quality Audits to ensure achievement of dynamic audit targets
  • Develop and present Quality and Efficiency trainings (train the trainer) in partnership with Subject Matter Experts
  • Identify areas of opportunity in realm of Quality and Efficiency
  • Prepare quality reports and presentations



Minimum Requirements

  • 4+ years of Project and Program Management experience
  • Familiarity with residential solar installation processes and materials
  • Proven experience identifying and implementing process improvement
  • Interest in learning about residential battery systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong computer skills with advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, specifically on new industry and product changes
  • Comfortable balancing competing priorities
  • Motivated self-starter, willing to take initiative
  • Keen eye for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Capable of influencing others and developing strong cross functional relationships
  • Ability to sit and perform computer work for long periods of time
  • Must have a valid state driver's license
  • Must have a clean driving record



Preferred Requirements

  • Energetic, forward-thinking, creative
  • “Hands-on, roll your sleeves up” work ethic
  • Proactive approach to problem solving and ability to get in front of issues
  • Excels at working collaboratively in a team environment with a customer service focus
  • Organizational skills needed to manage time well, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple deadlines
  • Capable of influencing others and developing strong cross functional relationships
  • Passionate about renewable energy and residential solar installation
  • Knowledge of residential solar installation best practices
  • Strong Salesforce 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: 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: Sacramento

Job Segment: Program Manager, Manager, Business Process, Management

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