Senior Director IT - Operations

Date: May 28, 2024

Location: Singapore, SG

Company: Maxeon

Powering Positive Change™  


Join Our Team at Maxeon: Senior Director IT – Operations - Where Innovation Meets Sustainability

Who We Are: Pioneers in Solar Energy at Maxeon, we're not just harnessing the power of the sun, we're leading a global energy revolution. Our mission? To champion solar energy for a sustainable future. In a world of constant change, the only way to make a meaningful impact is to stay ahead of the curve. That’s why at Maxeon Solar Technologies we've been pushing the boundaries of solar innovation every day for 39 years – from the very edge of outer space to countless rooftops below.        


Our highly advanced solar products are powering the fight against climate change in more than 100 countries around the globe. And our brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 5,000 people globally are Powering Positive Change™ every day.    


We value pushing boundaries, holding ourselves to a higher standard, and thriving together. If you are ready to contribute to our journey of excellence, we invite you to be a part of our dynamic team! 


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Your Mission: As our Senior Director IT – Operations, based in Singapore and reporting to the Chief Information Officer, your role will be pivotal in the primary strategic liaison between IT and designated business units or functional area senior leadership teams. The main purpose is to understand market challenges, including customer priorities and opportunities and lead the assigned stakeholder group to develop business technology strategy and co-develop an IT capabilities roadmap.  Additionally, you will also lead the domain consultant teams to drive solution discovery and the strategic implementation approaches, risk management and relationship management.


You will provide strategic value consultancy and guidance on the assigned stakeholder(s) IT capability needs, and IT led initiatives by communicating decisions, risks, priorities and relevant portfolio and project information.  You will proactively review IT performance scorecard relevant to the stakeholder, educate stakeholders on technology risks, digitization, IT best practices and identify opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of business units or functions.  You will also partner business leadership, and other key stakeholders as identified, to co-develop sound business cases, scope, and prioritize projects based on predefined criteria (eg. Return on investment, productivity, compliance, etc.).


Initially, you will lead the manufacturing domain Operations IT teams to advocate business needs including execution and delivery of IT solutions and provide constructive feedback from customers for continuous improvement and innovation efforts. You will also work with Center of Excellence (COEs) and resource owners to plan for the pipeline of project deliverables. This role is a key member of the IT leadership team providing business input and knowledge to inform the overall business and IT priorities.


Make Your Mark: How You Will Drive Change:


  • Developing and implementing of strategic long term (3year & beyond) IT industry 4.0 capability roadmaps and to ensure successful introductions across the organization and with customers (fit-for-purpose, timely meeting customer needs).
  • Leading Data team to build industry 4.0 capabilities for efficient and effective solar manufacturing.
  • Advising and facilitating with Operations leadership team(s) to develop annual IT investment portfolio and budgets for respective business areas.
  • Owning and developing Operations IT COE to drive excellence for manufacturing our solar panels.
  • Co-defining Operations portfolio on IT investments with sound business cases/rationale and partner stakeholders to drive adoption and maximize benefits realization (ROI).

Your Toolkit: Skills That Make a Difference

Essential for your Success:

We understand that everyone has followed unique career paths, gaining valuable knowledge along the way. Don't worry if you don't tick all the boxes – apply anyway! Your experience is more than just a list of technical skills. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Business Administration, or related work experience. 
  • Global/Regional broad range of exposure to full stack of IT with digital transformation in Manufacturing industry. 1 cycle of industry 4.0 implementation in manufacturing preferred.
  • Global/Regional leadership experience with strong business partnering with Operations team.
  • Bilingual in English and Chinese
  • Operational Excellence in Operations/Manufacturing scope
  • Business Process Management knowledge and/or LEAN

It would be Nice if You Have:


  • Experience in semiconductor/green energy sector.

Life at Maxeon: Beyond the Job

At Maxeon, we are committed to creating an environment where innovation flourishes, diversity is embraced, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance is prioritized. We understand that our employees are our greatest asset, and we strive to support them both professionally and personally. Here’s what you can expect when you join our team: Competitive Salary and Benefits; Career Development Opportunities; Inclusive and Diverse Culture; Work-Life Harmony & Innovative Environment.


Ready to Make an Impact? Join Us! If you're driven by making a difference and eager to join our mission at Maxeon, we can't wait to meet you. Apply today and join our team to make a brighter future together.


Our Commitment to Equal Opportunities:

Maxeon is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We actively provide equal employment opportunities, ensuring that every individual, regardless of background, can thrive. Maxeon will not tolerate unlawful discrimination against any applicant or employee. Our commitment goes beyond compliance; it's integral to our values. Join us in creating a workplace where everyone is valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their best.

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