SunPower Corporation Solar Advisor in Austin, Texas

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.

The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%. But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.

SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company 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, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.

SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.

We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:

Family Description:

Responsible for marketing the company’s products and/or services via telephone with well-qualified prospects. Takes orders and answers questions typically generated by local and/or national advertising and prepares appropriate documentation. Generates prospective customers through cold calling and qualifies leads. Qualified leads are typically directed to field and/or inside sales team for close.

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Displays general knowledge of department operations and procedures and some knowledge of relationship with other departments and their systems.

  • Uses judgment to determine most efficient order of activities to achieve established objectives and assigned deadlines.

  • Provides variety of project support assistance to team.

  • Demonstrates ability to utilize specialized and/ or more advanced software. Complexity:

  • Works on problems of moderate scope, where data and situational analyses require reviewing a variety of factors.

  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

  • Builds productive internal and external working relationships. Teamwork, Collaboration and Influence:

  • Ensures information is not simply communicated but understood.

  • Relates effectively to many different types of people: superiors, peers and external partners.

  • Seeks ways to enhance team and work group performance.

  • Collaborates within and outside process/area of responsibility.

  • May provide assistance to less experienced employees. Initiative:

  • Follows established procedures and specific suggestions.

  • Work is reviewed at critical checkpoints for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy.

  • Demonstrates initiative by seeking additional work assignments, acquiring new skills, and supporting others as appropriate. Impact and Results Focus:

  • Proactively highlights and resolves barriers.

  • Solves problems within project scope, and may identify better approaches, features and methods for completing work.

  • Analyzes and resolves most task-related problems by consulting with peers and/or leaders.

  • Able to effectively organize data and convert information and results into report and presentation formats. Minimum Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Associates degree and 4+ years related experience OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience. Equal Employment Opportunity The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled SunPower Supports EEO at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/posterscreenreader_optimized.pdf Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: jobs@sunpower.com. Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.