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San Jose, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1985
Company - Public (SPWR)
Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
SunPower is a global leader in solar innovation and sustainability with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance. Through design, manufacturing ... Read more

Mission: Our Mission is to make solar the most compelling energy choice, to put customers at the heart of all we do, to inspire our people and communities to thrive, and to build a more sustainable future.

SunPower Reviews

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SunPower CEO and Director Tom Werner
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    Neutral Outlook
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    I have been working at SunPower full-time

    Pros

    Great Vision, Good Company, Amazing Panels.

    Cons

    Rocky time in the solar industry

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SunPower Photos

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SunPower Interviews

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    Engineer Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at SunPower in September 2017.

    Interview

    Phone interview with HR personnel that covered company history and benefits. Phone Interview with hiring manager, asked about my work experience and research experience pertaining to solar powered cells. The interview lasted about 30 minutes. All over was a good experience.

    Interview Questions

    • What type of materials testing did you do with solar cells?   Answer Question
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Company Updates

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    —30+ days ago
    How Solar Energy Net Metering Works | SunPower Solar Blog

    People who are new to how residential solar power works often ask these two questions: What happens when my solar panels generate more electricity than I use during daylight hours? How do I power my home when the sun isn't shining?

  • http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIKhc

    —30+ days ago
    Work at SunPower

    Do you want to change the world? We do, too. Learn more about available positions to start a career at SunPower.

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SunPower Awards & Accolades

  • Patents for Humanity Award(Energy), United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015
  • Sustainable Business Award(Net Positive - Innovation), The Guardian, 2015
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