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NPI Manager

Req ID:  83635

Maxeon Solar Technologies is a global leader in solar innovation. Built from 35 years of boundary-pushing solar innovation, Maxeon designs, manufactures, and sells industry leading SunPower branded solar products. Maxeon is Powering Positive ChangeTM every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 5,000 people globally.

We hold ourselves to a higher standard, striving for the highest integrity, safety, and quality. We thrive together as a global team, embracing our diverse backgrounds to make a positive impact on the world.

  • Work closely with Singapore R&D and fab/modco teams to develop and deploy high efficiency module products into Maxeon module manufacturing.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the robust process development and introduction of highly efficient solar products into manufacturing meeting quality, reliability, manufacturability and cost metrics on a timely fashion. Other details/responsibility include the ff:
    • New solar product introduction is driven by new technology, new module design and/or new materials ( cell design or module BOM components)  changes for new products and/or cost reduction.
    • System: PN creation for new materials and BOM Arena set up. Support RnD on materials drawings if needed. Work with Product management for SKU releases, for manufacturing validation run( Soft turn on/STO).
    • Materials: Coordinate with RnD and GCM to procure materials for Certification ( UL, TUV and relevant fire test) , Reliability testing and Process characterization works.
    • Certification: Work directly with RnD and certification engineer to successfully certify the material for use in high volume manufacturing.
      • Build modules according to cert matrix/strategy.
      • Keep records of the BOM matrix and traceability of all cert modules.
      • Ship to the certification agencies lab for testing: UL, TUV and fire testing labs.
    • Process: This includes, among others, generating, coordinating  and executing process characterization to develop a process suited for high volume manufacturing meeting metrics on Quality, Reliability, UPH/runrate and total Cost.
      • Build and ship modules for reliability testing.
      • Drive resolution of manufacturing process technical issues. Work with RnD( design/materia related) and equipment SME ( for equipment related issues).
      • Presents PCR1/PCR2 for his assigned process.
      • Plan, coordinate and execute manufacturing validation runs ( soft turn on/STO). And overall summary report of STOs.
    •  Documentation: Successful candidate is also expected to complete needed documentations ( materials PNs, module BOM, relevant drawings, FMEAs,  SOPs, OCAPs and control plan)  for transfer to site receiving engineers. Completed documentation and approved ECR/ECOs.
    • Manage the project until delivery to module operations , and running coordination/integration meeting with stakeholders.
      • Coordinate activities for the project team thru weekly meetings, and send report to management regularly. For more complex project, to work with PMO to manage it.
    • Minimum Requirements:
      • BS/MS in Chemistry, Materials Science, Physics or related engineering field.
      • Experience in Photovoltaics and/or Semiconductor electronics packaging ( or related )  industry required for at least 7 years.
      • Computer/software knowledge. Knowledge of MS Office tools, statistical analysis of data (eg. JMP) and Xcel macros.
      • Problem solving tools: Process flow/breakdown, FMEAs, 8D/7-steps problem solving or related DMAIC 6-sigma and SPC ( statistical process control) concepts.
      • Above average communication, written and presentation skills ( in English).

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 national, 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.

​At Maxeon Solar Technologies, we believe records are made to be broken.

Join our dynamic team where we:

  • Push the Boundaries
  • Hold Ourselves to a Higher       Standard
  • Thrive Together






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