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PV Supply Planning Manager

Date: May 3, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US, 95134

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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:

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:


SIOP Planning

  • Performs Supply-Demand alignment to develop and publish 26 week rolling Optimized Delivery Plan
  • Collaborates with Sales Ops and Demand Planning to optimize Sunpower revenue and maintain inventory level target
  • Engagement with Sunpower Executive Management team  on supply allocation and demand prioritization based on profitability and sustainability


Volume Planning

  • Develops Annual/Quarterly/Monthly (AOP/BOQ/EOQ) Volume Plan to support SunPower financial targets
  • Analyzes and reviews New Product Roadmap to be incorporated  into the Volume Plan
  • Analyzes, consolidates and validates Modco Site Capacity
  • Provides Modco site quarterly loading recommendations and day-to-day capacity optimization plan
  • Participates in Modco site ramp up/ramp down planning


Factory Planning

  • Draws up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping and landed dates for each Modco site
  • Establishes priorities and sets fulfillment directions for specific customer orders
  • Resolves roadblocks which delay module delivery schedules and optimizes delivery schedules to anticipate unforeseen conditions
  • Analyzes Modco site issues and provides cost-effective and expedient recommendations/solutions




  • Applies specialized subject matter knowledge to solve moderately complex issues within established guidelines.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of customer requirements and ensures that work is directed toward resolving customer issues.

Impact / Discretion:

  • Poor decisions or failure to deliver results will cause schedule delays that impact areas outside immediate team.


  • Directs and provides expertise within functional area teams and participates in cross-functional initiatives.
  • Engages with customer and third party representatives to ensure mutual understanding of expectations.


  • Operates without day-to-day supervision.
  • Handles routine and unique situations, asking for advice when necessary.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of related experience
  • And 0-2 years of Manufacturing and Supply Chain operations experience
  • Knowledge and work experience on Oracle ASCP, Anaplan, E2Open, Qliksense


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.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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