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Admin Assist I

Req ID:  105521

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SunPower is seeking an experienced on-site receptionist for the Richmond, CA office. The Receptionist reports to the Facilities Manager and is responsible for greeting visitors, delivering exceptional customer service, and maintaining security. This entails answering calls, addressing visitor questions and needs, sorting mail, and providing an overall welcoming environment. 


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

  • Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, directing them appropriately and notifying company personnel of visitor and vendor arrivals 

  • Answer phones, receive and sort incoming mail and deliveries and manage outgoing mail 

  • Applies basic knowledge of functional work area, systems, software and associated processes and tools

  • Keeps a safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. 

  • Maintains security by following procedures, monitoring logbook, issuing visitor badges and monitoring video footage   

  • Manage gym and conference room access as needed 

  • Assist Office Manager with large projects, office visits or meetings.  

  • Assist Facilities Manager and EHS teams with special projects as needed. 

  • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, and faxing 

  • Welcomes VIPs and sets-up welcome signs and welcome baskets 

  • Enforce office policies and procedures, and ensure they are implemented appropriately 

  • Work closely with EHS team and HR team in support of safe workplace plans and actions 

  • Support COVID/pandemic actions and needs

  • Interactions with stakeholders

  • Relationships with peers, subordinates, customers

  • Integrate technical terms or specific knowledge into deliverables where possible



Minimum requirements


  • 1-3 years of work experience in an administrative/receptionist role

  • Strong computer skills including MS Office applications.


Preferred requirements

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and ability to prioritize 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Punctual with a good attendance history 

  • Comfortable multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks without guidance 

  • High school diploma or equivalent



  • Candidate must be legally entitled to work and reside in CA.


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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Clerical, Administrative Assistant, Administrative

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