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Fremont, CA
501 to 1000 employees
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Company - Private
Manufacturing
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Solyndra, Inc. Reviews

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  • "*Was* a great company"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Operations in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Operations in Fremont, CA
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    I worked at Solyndra, Inc. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Innovative product.
    Intelligent people, passionate about what they were creating.
    Strong focus on manufacturing equipment to produce the best product of its unique kind.
    Flexible, somewhat agile for a commodity producer.

    Cons

    Costly product, but it had a niche market in light weight roofs in the commercial space.
    Taken on too much debt too fast before it established itself.
    Manufacturing in Bay Area - far too costly in construction, labor and being regulation heavy.
    Closed.

    Advice to Management

    This was not a semi capital equipment company where burning cash automatically produces abundant revenue.

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Solyndra, Inc. Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Solyndra, Inc. (Fremont, CA) in June 2011.

    Interview

    I got the interview through an employee referral. I had three one on one interviews, one with a manager (half hour), one with a director (fifteen minutes), and one with an HR representative (fifteen minutes). Everyone was very friendly, and I got a tour after the interview. I received my offer after about a week and a half.

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Solyndra, Inc. Awards & Accolades

  • Two Green Thumbs Up Award, Green Energy TV, 2009
  • TiE 50, TiECon, 2009

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