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Senior EDD Engineer

Req ID:  77846

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 Change TM 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.






The Equipment Design and Deployment Engineer are responsible to define, design, select/source and purchase for new tool platforms. Manage equipment projects and interface with external vendors/material suppliers, consultants, customers, etc. to meet project objectives and timelines. Lead equipment source inspection, installation, start-up, qualification and final acceptance tests. Innovate focusing on a tool or process step simplification and cost reduction. The EDD Engineer reports to EDD Department Manager.



  • Equipment design, prototyping and test
  • Equipment programming and modification troubleshooting and repairs 
  • Create shop drawing of electromechanical parts
  • Drive tool design and conduct detailed design reviews
  • Drive equipment and vendor selection/down selection
  • Drive problem-solving and troubleshooting of complex capital equipment
  • Manage and justify complex projects and lead small project teams
  • Collaborate with equipment vendors to ensure performance to specification, schedule and budget
  • Drive facility preparation, tool installation and startup at SunPower’s production facilities in Asia
  • Support R&D initiatives coming from US/SPSV
  • Establish training, tool maintenance and troubleshooting documentation and systems
  • Manage alignment of all stakeholders, including R&D, Engineering and Production
  • Generate and manage budgets and schedules
  • Pioneer improved business processes and methods related to Engineering/Manufacturing
  • Innovation focuses on a tool or process step simplification and cost reduction
  • Explore/Develop new manufacturing technologies/tools for next-generation devices and processes
  • Temporary travel to vendors and our factories in Asia and Europe
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the immediate superior



  • Graduate in Engineering or its equivalent
  • Good understanding of fundamentals, theories and principles of Engineering, Physics and Chemistry
  • Proficient in CAD Software
  • Knowledgeable in Rapid Prototyping method like 3D Printing
  • Experienced with Mechanical Design, Automation and Controls preferred
  • Machine Programming i.e. PLC/ Visual Basic, Macro and the likes is an advantage
  • Experienced with Furnaces, Etching, CVD, Die Testing also preferred
  • Experienced and familiar with using statistical problem-solving methodologies such as Equipment Fingerprinting, Tool Lockdown, Design FMEA, 8D, and the likes



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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