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Updated Jul 20, 2021

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3.8
72%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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SunPower CEO and Director Tom Werner
Tom Werner
217 Ratings
Pros
  • "good caring people and work environment(in 24 reviews)

  • "Flexible work hours/situation and good work/life balance(in 17 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Horrible work/life balance, consistently new responsibilities are added without any compensation(in 17 reviews)

  • "great differences between upper management vs lower level benefit(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Purpose Driven Company

      Apr 11, 2021 - Senior Director 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Renewable Energy and Purpose Driven Company

      Cons

      It requires passion to change the world, so if you are not passionate this is not a company you should apply

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Smart Hardworking Folks Here

      Jul 17, 2021 - Engineer in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      -Industry experts -Experienced Engineers -Plenty of projects to keep busy on -Adapting to industry needs and future outlooks -Diverse and inclusive culture

      Cons

      -There is sometimes a lack of cohesion between the myriad of groups within, sometimes it feels like there are separate companies within.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Love Working Here

      Jul 19, 2021 - Supply Chain Intern in Austin, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Relatively small company so there is room for growth and change. Everyone I've met really cares about the environment and believes in the mission

      Cons

      Sometimes there isn't enough work for me to do as an intern

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Jul 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great place to work - lots of room for growth and learning opportunities

      Cons

      Bad work life balance situation

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      SunPower Project Manager

      Jul 15, 2021 - Project Manager in Richmond, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Company does a good job managing employee’s work life balance Collaborative Environment Challenging Projects to learn from

      Cons

      Solar Industry is volatile, not the best job security Internal processes are undesirable and typically inefficient

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      I love this company!

      Jul 14, 2021 - Senior Sales Consultant in Rocklin, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      I love the people, the product, the company and everything in between.

      Cons

      There are no cons at SunPower.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Learned a ton, great exposure

      Jul 2, 2021 - Product Manager in Richmond, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great exposure Tons of responsibility Great people Very fast paced

      Cons

      Long hours in crazy time zones

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      It was a unique ride

      Jun 17, 2021 - Engineering Change Analyst in Richmond, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people and leadership amongst all departments. Talented and passionate for the cause of solar energy.

      Cons

      Attrition was fairly high during high and low times when the company did well financially or was put into precarious positions beyond their control.

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      R&D Engineer

      Jun 17, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      highly skilled engineering team passionate about solar

      Cons

      very often change of management strategy

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      A fun door to door job

      May 25, 2021 - Sales Associate in Edison, NJ
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Fun, exicting and really good place

      Cons

      None. Really loved working there

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