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SPT CEO Executive Assistant

Date: Jun 7, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US

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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:

Do you want to make a bigger impact on the world? SunPower’s vision is to change the way our world is powered, and we are doing that every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team. SunPower is widely recognized as the global leader in high-efficiency solar for residential, commercial and utility markets. We operate in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia and are seeking talented people to join us in building a global clean energy future.

SunPower is committed to the success of our company, our employees and the communities around the world that need us most. We support our employees’ commitment to their communities through a culture of volunteerism, and through The SunPower Foundation, which makes grants to green initiatives throughout the world. As a company, we operate with the highest sustainability standards.

In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.



SunPower is seeking an experienced, high level Executive Assistant supporting the CEO, SunPower Technologies, based in San Jose, CA. The successful candidate will handle details of a highly confidential and critical nature, collecting and preparing information for use in meetings of executive staff and outside individuals. You will make high level contacts of a sensitive nature inside and outside the company, developing presentations and materials.

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

  • Provide coordination with Board of Directors, executives, and other internal and external constituents
  • Coordinate meeting preparation and alignment with staff, executives, and outside counsel
  • Prepare executive presentations, reports, and documents for the executive team, Board of Directors and operational reviews
  • Demonstrate flexibility, resilience and a great attitude while dealing with a variety of stakeholders, partners, and customers
  • Act as first line of contact for many external inquiries and customers
  • Assist with day to day administrative duties including correspondence, expense reporting, scheduling, travel arrangements, proposal and presentation preparation, meeting arrangements, events planning, technical reporting, budget coordination, and focal reviews
  • Coordinate and mentor other Administrative Assistants in a collaborative fashion, providing and receiving support to each other as needed

Preferred Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years supporting C-suite executive(s)
  • Minimum B.S. degree with 10 years of experience supporting senior executives and leaders or Associate’s degree with 12 years of experience supporting senior executives and leaders
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other related programs
  • Extensive experience scheduling, setting up and administering global meeting – facilities, technologies (WebEx, Live Meeting, etc.), telephony, etc.
  • Excellent overall communication, time management, and analytical skills
  • Ability to handle many duties with time sensitive deadlines and able to prioritize critical tasks; self-motivated, with great attention to detail and discretion; and an ability to create technical presentations and develop and maintain databases of contacts and initiatives
  • Experience working with global organization
  • Works well independently, exercises sound judgement; works with limited guidance from the CEO and able to manage work responsibilities
  • Strong proficiency in Oracle, iProcurement and other electronic billing systems
  • Prior experience working within a global organization, with an understanding of the requirements of operating on a global scale with a diverse and dispersed workforce
  • Prior experience interacting with board of directors, with professional demeanor, and managing meeting materials/logistics


Minimum Requirements

B.S. degree and 4-6 years 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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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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