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Staff /Senior - Equipment Engineer for Automation & AGV System

Req ID:  83698

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.
Join us in POWERING POSITIVE CHANGE™

Staff / Senior – Equipment Engineer for Automation & AGV System

 

 

How do you build a better tomorrow? A spirit of constant improvement has made Maxeon Solar Technologies the world-renowned leader in solar innovation, and we thrive together to lead the fight against climate change.

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.

Maxeon Solar Technologies is a global leader in solar innovation. Built from 35 years of boundary-pushing solar DNA, the company launched as an independent entity following its spin-off from US-based SunPower Corporation in August 2020.

Maxeon designs, manufactures, and sells industry leading SunPower branded solar products in more than 100 countries through a global network spanning more than 1,100 sales and installation partners. And Maxeon is powering positive change every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 5,000 in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

We push the boundaries, taking solar technology higher, faster and farther than before. We hold ourselves to a higher standard, striving for the highest integrity, safety, and quality. And we thrive together as a global team, embracing our diverse backgrounds to make a positive impact on the world. Are you ready to power positive change?

 

SUMMARY OF ROLE:

To work with Manufacturing, CIM, Equipment Vendor together with Equipment Technicians to optimize and maintain Factory Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) @ Intelligent Guided Vehicle (IGV) & Equipment Automation performance to ensure Safety, Cost, OEE & Quality goals set by company continuously improves.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To lead team of Equipment / Maintenance Technicians together with other Equipment Engineers in Automation, to engage and work closely with Manufacturing Supervisors/Specialists, Facility Team, Equipment Vendor to resolve daily line issues and to sustain the lines.
  • To provide first level engineering support for AGV & Equipment Automation issues and continuously involved in engineering projects such as cost reduction, second sourcing, OEE improvement for new line/equipment start-up.
  • To support the integration of AGV and MES systems during new equipment start up.
  • To monitor and sustain daily equipment performance by continuously reviewing equipment data log, errors, develop necessary Predictive & Preventive Maintenance procedures, Daily Checklist, OCAPs & etc to ensure equipment are always running smoothly without interruption to Manufacturing.
  • To establish spare, PM & consumable part in inventory system to ensure Zero downtime related with parts shortage while continuing to maintain & improve Repair & Maintenance Cost (R&M).
  • To plan for training programs for technicians to continue to motivate, improve technical skill & troubleshooting capability.
  • To maintain and achieve good yield as per set goals.
  • To drive improvement projects to reduce repair and maintenance cost.
  • To perform root cause analysis for major Downtime, Safety, Yield and address issues using problem solving methodologies such as 8D approach and 7QC Tools.
  • To prepare necessary report and attend required meetings with internal or external person / group related with the area in charge.
  • To comply with the standards, norms and regulations of quality of the environment,
    health and safety and manufacturing.
  • To perform other tasks as required or assigned.
     

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree or Master's Degree in the field of Manufacturing Automation, Mechatronic, Electrical & Electronic, Mechanical or related field.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years experiences in Wafer Fab manufacturing or PV Cells manufacturing as Equipment / Maintenance Engineer related with Factory Equipment Automation or AGV System is preferred
  • Good in understanding of PLC, ability to troubleshoot & perform routine maintenance of DC / AC servo motor/driver, camera vision, navigation sensor system & other technical related with factory automation / robotic.
  • Experience in material handling automation system with background in Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) system in Wafer fab or PV Solar Cell will be an advantage
  • Experienced to handle New Equipment / Factory start up requirement such as understanding P&ID, Tool Acceptance Spec. to work closely with facility & equipment vendor to ensure smooth progress till release for mass production based on specified timeline.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with hands-on troubleshooting skills in mechanical & electrical, analytical, perform risk analysis, mitigation with ability to distribute the knowledge, task to team member / downline, consistently & independently able to follow up with all related personal & update the progress.
  • Good team player and able to communicate well with all level among Engineers, equipment vendors, Technicians, Manufacturing, Facility & Management
  • Good command of computer application including MS Windows applications
  • If requested, should be willing to travel to China for training.
  • Ability to speak, write and read in Mandarin will be an added advantage.

 

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