First Solar
3.3 of 5 67 reviews
www.firstsolar.com Tempe, AZ 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Great working experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Perrysburg, OH

ProsEmployees live by FSLR behaviors, similar to GE organizational behaviors.
Relax working environment.
Low benefit cost compare to similar companies in the industry.
Green technology.

ConsLack of collaboration between groups causing redundancy in assignments, head counts and etc.
Slowly shifted from R&D mentality to manufacturing mind set. Not many risk takers from group stakeholders.
Slow down in solar PV markets.
Lack of leadership from front line managers.

Advice to Senior ManagementStreamlining organization groups. Fast track efficiency improvement & cost reduction plans.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A company growing back to peak

    Database Administrator (Current Employee)
    Perrysburg, OH

    I have been working at First Solar full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Currently the solar industry is growing through rough phase and FSLR is no excuse and it… Cons: Employees work should be more aggressive. sometime it takes long time to get… Advice to Senior Management: Management is doing good job, keep recognizing the employees and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    First Solar

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Tempe, AZ

    I worked at First Solar full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Great pay Great benefit Up to date with technology, all employee gets… Cons: Not people driven but result driven so long working hours Politics but… Advice to Senior Management: Would be nice to truly let your employee know how… More
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