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SunEdison Reviews

Updated July 15, 2018
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SunEdison President & Chief Executive Officer Ahmad R. Chatila
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  • "Upper management led the company to bankruptcy" (in 14 reviews)

  • "senior management knee-capped by bad policies, heavy credit burden exasperated by bad financial practices" (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Good Team"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Saint Peters, MO
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Saint Peters, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SunEdison part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary and professional environment

    Cons

    I have to do some fieldwork. Anyway, that is a great experience.

    Advice to Management

    Flexibility


  2. "Good company but internal politics were terrible"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Belmont, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Belmont, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SunEdison full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, good culture amongst teams

    Cons

    Poor middle management, too much internal politics

  3. "Very deceptive leadership team"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SunEdison full-time

    Pros

    Company had a great purpose

    Cons

    Poorly led at the top and didn't take care of its employees.


  4. "Lot of Opportunities But Not Operationally Sound"

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    Former Employee - Finance
    Former Employee - Finance
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SunEdison full-time

    Pros

    Lot of opportunities for professional growth

    Cons

    Too many strategic things going on.

    Advice to Management

    Key an eye on finances


  5. "Information Technology at SunEdison"

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    Former Employee - IT Senior Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - IT Senior Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SunEdison (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good pay, fast pace, technically savvy employees

    Cons

    Financially distressed company that just emerged from bankruptcy. No future opportunities.


  6. "Horrible leadership"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maryland Heights, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maryland Heights, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SunEdison full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexi work timings
    office parties
    Talent network within the company

    Cons

    Bad leadership
    unbalanced parity in pay within the company
    unethical in some cases

    Advice to Management

    I am glad you closed shop


  7. "Workhorse"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SunEdison full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    *Lots of fun activities
    *Lots of smart people
    *Great opportunities for growth

    Cons

    *Terrible management
    *Bad direction
    *Unobtainable goals

    Advice to Management

    Quit or get fired! Let someone competent manage such a great company.

  8. "Great ambitions, revolving door management"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager Utility Plants in Belmont, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager Utility Plants in Belmont, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SunEdison full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    staff motivated by common goal of providing clean energy

    Cons

    senior management knee-capped by bad policies, heavy credit burden exasperated by bad financial practices

    Advice to Management

    too much aim at being the biggest, taking on too much credit is detrimental


  9. "good pay and culture but not good management"

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    Current Employee - Senior Power Systems Engineer in Belmont, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Power Systems Engineer in Belmont, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at SunEdison full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good pay and culture was good. got bankrupt

    Cons

    not good management and no planning

    Advice to Management

    Do better CEO


  10. "decent place to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SunEdison full-time

    Pros

    flexible hours, good hard working people

    Cons

    direction of management changed virtually every year.

    Advice to Management

    the company no longer exists, so not much to say.


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