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Equipment Engineer (Thermal)

Date: May 28, 2019

Location: Melaka, 04, MY

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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 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. 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:
 

 

 

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Plans, designs, develops, evaluates, selects and orders equipment for the development of new company products and for cost-effective manufacture of existing company products. Oversees the installation, modification, upgrade and maintenance of prototype, lab, and manufacturing equipment. Maintains professional and equipment vendor networks to stay updated on trends and developments in the equipment industry. Uses study of equipment performance and reliability to improve equipment design. Establishes programs and solutions for increasing uptime and for equipment problems that affect the manufacturing process. Provides technical support to the process development, process engineering and manufacturing equipment maintenance engineering organizations. Involvement may begin at any step from laboratory-scale to pilot plant to full-scale manufacturing. Coordinates design requirement review with appropriate engineering/scientific personnel to ensure that equipment meets process, manufacturing, and safety requirements as well as operation cost targets. Designs experiments and compiles and evaluates test data to determine appropriate limits and variables for equipment design specifications. May conceive and plan projects involving definition and selection of new concepts, equipment technology, and approaches in the processing or development of new or improved processes.

 

 

SUMMARY OF ROLE

To work closely with process engineer, integration engineer, etc. to improve system performance such as Yield, OEE, Cost, etc.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Engages and works closely with manufacturing supervisors/specialists, process and equipment technicians to resolve daily line issues and line sustaining
  2. Provides first level engineering support for equipment issues and involves in engineering projects such as cost reduction, OEE improvement, second sourcing, yield & reliability improvement and new line/equipment startup.
  3. Reviews equipment’s data log, errors & SPC to ensure equipment are always in control and develop necessary PM procedures, OCAPs and etc.
  4. Provides Equipment and PM Technicians capability improvement, and plans for training programs

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Degree (B.S. / B.Eng.) or higher. Prefer to be major in photovoltaic, electrical engineering, physics, chemical engineering, material science or related field
  2. Experience in wafer cell manufacturing, wafer fabrication or PV Cells/Module manufacturing background preferred.
  3. Basic understanding of problem solving tools (FMEA, 5 whys, 8D & etc), systematic approach with a quality mindset.
  4. Ability to think out of the box, perform risk analysis and mitigation and manage changes
  5. Good team player with good communication and negotiation skills

 

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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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.


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