Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017 7:38 PM
Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
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.
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long:term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world:record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world's energy future, there's no better place to be than SunPower.
We believe that our employees create our brand : with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:
SunPower is seeking to hire a Finance Manager, Global Supply Chain, located in Austin, Texas.
This is an opportunity to be the key business partner for SunPower Global Supply Chain, Global Commodity Management and Global Logistic organizations and provide financial support for sourcing projects that drive 100+M dollar buying decisions:
Responsibilities will include:
:Supporting the Vice President, Global Supply Chain to develop the business strategy and meet material, warehouse and logistics cost objectives:
:Review and validate economic models and analytics ensuring initiatives are traceable to financial metrics and resource allocations are justified
:Global Supply Chain management reporting
:All financial/business analyses and financial business cases needed to drive 100+M of incremental profitability, e.g.:
:SunPower mid:term and long:term products cost roadmap and product strategy (quarterly cost roadmap, material cost roadmaps for every business unit)
:Support ad hoc projects / analyses as needed
:Driving cost saving initiatives working closely with commodity and sourcing managers:
:Establish savings targets and reporting mechanism of performance, track material cost reduction across all product families and drive accountability
:Identify cost opportunities: support transition plans to new vendors, low cost countries; new product introductions; financial engineering
:Provide competitive benchmarking, should:cost analyses, etc.
:Take part to vendor negotiations: review contracts, terms and conditions; perform vendors' financial analyses
:Driving cash improvement
:Partner with Logistics to build inventory optimization models,
:Coordinate key initiative opportunities and share best practices (vendor managed inventory, configure to order, excess inventory, payment terms, ...)
:FP and A budget management
:Oversee department budget management and analyses to support the monthly and quarterly financial close process
:Prepare and communicate monthly and quarterly financial reports
It is both a strategic and a tactical position, which functionally managed 4:5 financial analysts.
:Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of related experience
:Postgraduate coursework is desirable
:OR equivalent combination of education a
• Location: Austin
• Post ID: 17566770 austin