SunPower (San Jose, CA)

  www.sunpowercorp.com
  www.sunpowercorp.com
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All work, no play

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Former Employee - Analyst
Former Employee - Analyst

I worked at SunPower (San Jose, CA)

Pros

-Leading Technology and highly respectable product
-Good set of people with adequate knowledge on what they do
-Compensation is good. Benefits are above standards.

Cons

-Management is really hard to connect to. You'll feel like a headless chicken at times
-A lot has become unclear after the re-org. People at the bottom of the pyramid still does not know what direction does the management wants to go
-Work will consume you. People in ops are overworked. 12++ shifts a day working on accounts accross the globe
-No training being offered to improve one's capability

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be clear on what you want to achieve. Understand your analyst better because not all cost reduction measures are possible. Be bullish but realistic by looking and understanding the actual numbers suggests.

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    Great place to work!

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    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at SunPower (San Jose, CA)

    Pros

    - Everyone is a one big family, lots of employee gatherings
    - Main office has lots of fun utilities like cafeteria, gym, bike room, and pool table

    Cons

    - Everyone lives on fear that if one screws up the hierarchy is very unforgiving

    Recommends
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  2.  

    A very good learning experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Binãn, Laguna (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Binãn, Laguna (Philippines)

    I have been working at SunPower (San Jose, CA)

    Pros

    Leading edge technology in the solar industry - makes you proud of changing the way the world is powered.

    Cons

    Solar industry is in a downturn.

    Recommends
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