First Solar Overview

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  • www.firstsolar.com
  • Tempe, AZ
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1999
  • Company - Public (FSLR)
  • Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsUNKNOWN

First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced thin-film modules. The company’s integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation ...

First Solar Reviews

4.2
91%
Recommend to a Friend
96%
Approve of CEO
Mark Widmar
Mark Widmar
122 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee, more than 5 years

"Good company for career development"

Feb 14, 2021 - Development Engineer in Perrysburg, OH
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

A relative young company with less politics than other old companies, data driven. Industry leader in thin film solar technology, and company continued investing on new technologies for future

Cons

Single product and cyclic industry. Company location.
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Diversity & Inclusion at First Solar

4.2
(20 Reviews)

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First Solar Interviews

Experience
Positive70%
Negative15%
Neutral15%
Getting an Interview
Applied online49%
Employee Referral16%
Recruiter12%
Difficulty
3.0
Average
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  1. Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    3 different sessions.
    1st with your potential team members
    So you talk about what they like or dislike about their job
    2nd with your potential direct supervisor
    You can ask more detailed description of your job
    3rd with your potential department head (VP level)
    You can ask about company outlook and get a feel for their leadership

    It was a good interview overall. Make sure to go prepared because it is an intense interview. Check out their website to familiarize with their products and prepare a list of questions you want to ask.
    Interview

    Describe the type of employee you are

    1 Answers

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First Solar Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500Fortune2015
  • Top 500 Green CompaniesNewsweek2009

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

First Solar FAQ

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What is health insurance like at First Solar?

...low salary, no healthcare benefits for Interns...

February 13, 2021

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