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Sr Mgr, Mfg

Date: Oct 23, 2019

We are thrilled to offer internal candidates opportunities to expand their skills and grow their careers here at SunPower. Over 20% of our job openings are filled by internal hires, and we have many examples of people who have grown their careers at SunPower over the past decades.

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 and promote candidates who are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:

Family Description:

Coordinates the daily activities within the manufacturing facility/fab. Manages operations processes and the management of people. Ensures attainment of level of production and activities on an hour-to-hour, daily, monthly and yearly basis. Oversees the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of manufacturing methods, processes and operations. Ensures the effective use of materials, equipment and personnel in producing quality products at minimum costs.


  • Directs activity across large multi-functional area(s).
  • Significantly impacts business results.
  • Advises senior management on overall policy and long-term goal development.


  • Applies expert knowledge, managing staff to resolve complex business and technical issues.
  • Introduces state-of-the-art technology and processes, encouraging learning, challenge and debate.

    Impact / Discretion:

  • Poor decisions will result in critical delays and impact unit operations. Overall business activity may be jeopardized.
  • Engages in decision-making that governs short- and medium-term project planning and implementation.


  • Manages activities of other managers and/or senior level individual contributors.
  • Plans, directs and monitors staff activities.
  • Able to influence thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations - without damaging relations.
  • Responsible for developing and delivering performance reviews and compensation decisions.
  • Demonstrates leadership in applying SunPower values both within team and with others in adjacent organizations.


  • Reports to Director or above.
  • In some instances, may manage multiple functional areas and/or third party employees and, therefore, have no direct reports.

    Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of related experience
  • And 3+ years of people management experience
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 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.

    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    SunPower Supports EEO

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