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San Jose, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1985
Company - Public (SPWR)
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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    Current Employee - Senior Staff R&D Process Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Staff R&D Process Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SunPower full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    work life balance. horizontal communication

    Cons

    managed to navigate thru tough industry environment but lack of more profitable vision

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SunPower Photos

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SunPower Interviews

Experience

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Getting an Interview

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    Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boulder, CO
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at SunPower (Boulder, CO).

    Interview

    Initial call with a HR manager. Moved on to a call with another sales manager. Mentioned that they would set up another call which never happened. I did not hear back from them. Asked average interview questions.

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Company Updates

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

    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?

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    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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