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Posted: Monday, February 19, 2018 9:38 AM

SunPower is seeking a talented, hands:on Product Manager to join our Module Product Management team. This position is responsible for carrying out key activities to ensure that the functional operations of the company are aligned with market needs. The ideal candidate will possess a strong business acumen, demonstrated background in defining and launching complex product solutions, the ability to adapt quickly in a fast changing environment, and a passion for changing the way our world is powered.
Role Description:
Contributes to module product roadmaps, competitive analysis, and product positioning. Designs, develops and manages activities for a specific product or group of products from product definition and planning through production, release, and end of life. Serves as the central resource with design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing as the product(s) move to production and distribution. Involvement lasts throughout all stages of a products lifecycle including modifications, upgrades and maintenance of the product or product line. Manages initiatives to improve product market share, gross margin, and revenue.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
:Drive cross:functional efforts to grow market share of SunPower's product offering
:Identify key market opportunities and translate them into strong business cases for product development initiatives
:Define and support "go to market" strategy
:Monitor market requirements to identify trends, generate product requirements, determine specifications and recognize partnership opportunities
:Prioritize new feature development and product revisions and ensure alignment with product roadmap
:Create and refine sales tools and technical support processes and documents
:Gather feedback from customers and partners in order to ensure closed loop learning in our product development efforts
:Understand changing market and permitting requirements to ensure SunPower's product offering complies with applicable standards
:Support 3rd party product evaluation as necessary
Qualification requirements
:Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; proven ability to influence and work with all levels of an organization
:Solid technical foundation, ability to learn and adapt quickly, and demonstrated ability to frame and drive business decisions
:Experience supporting customers in an external facing role
:Self:starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and a "can do" attitude
:Understanding of energy economics, utility rate structures, and distributed generation interconnection policies and compensation mechanisms
:Lean product development experience is a plus
:Proficient in English and Mandarin preferred
Minimum Education and Experience:
:BS in technical field, preferably electrical or mechanical engineering; MBA or M.S degree is a plus
:Preferred 3 years relevant work 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 loc


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