Product Development Engineer - Consumer Miasole
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SUMMARY OF ROLE
The Flex module development team is responsible for creating, developing, validating, and transitioning new, flexible PV product designs into production. Our team is expanding and we are excited about adding a talented, organized engineer with strong technical skills as well as the ability to manage joint programs with our colleagues in our Consumer Group. The Consumer Group is based in Beijing and they are aggressively identifying and developing a wide array of products and processes that can be offered to customers. This position will focus on the technical requirements, development plans, and validation testing necessary to transform consumer product ideas into breakthrough business applications for flexible PV. A deep understanding of how to establish and maintain open communication channels while tracking project performance, schedule, cost, and responsibilities will enable the candidate to be successful and is essential for the person to be able to independently run experiments, organize data, draw conclusions, and present results in clear written and verbal formats. Working closely with our Consumer Products team in Beijing and the Technology development team in Santa Clara will require a thorough appreciation for the differences and benefits of the various business, technical, and cultural opportunities. The candidate should be ready to lead project teams, conduct individual development tasks, and understand the importance of meeting commitments while managing to a prioritized schedule.
RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
?Manage the technical development of consumer related PV products from critique of product requirements document through material selection, processing definition, and validation testing.
?Create and execute test plans that confirm the performance of PV products that are designed for consumer applications
?In a collaborative manner, define clear success criteria for individual projects while accounting for supporting resources and schedule.
?Organize, track, and drive to completion committed projects in conjunction with MiaSol- and Hanergy Consumer Group personnel.
?Flexible module performance characterization using IV, EL, IR, etc to understand design limits under different conditions and prepare for advancements with consumer and next generation products
?Establish and maintain excellent communication paths with the Consumer group via documents, conferencing, and face-to-face exchanges
?Prepare and deliver executive presentations to clearly describe technical status, risks, and mitigation strategies
?Minimum of 5 years in a technically related role, preferably in PV, semiconductor, or similar industry
?Minimum of 2 years in a Product or Project Management role is a plus.
?Must possess a thorough understanding of product design for PV or similar technologies, as well as understand the test cycles for products that have gone into production.
?Demonstrated history of leading multiple projects through the product development lifecycle
?Experience using a formal Product Development Process to define and then execute a new product introduction.
?Ability, knowledge, and experience to conduct relentless analysis leading to cost and value optimization
?Familiarity with materials used in the construction of PV modules. Background with thin-film technologies is a plus.
?Superior negotiation skills with the ability to negotiate requirements, costs, and timelines
?Experience working with Chinese partners and customers is a strong plus, as well as the ability to work with cohesively with remotely related groups.
?Bilingual in Mandarin is a plus
?BS in Material Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering, or similar. Advanced Degree is preferred.
||2590 Walsh Avenue |
Santa Clara, CA 95070
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