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Various positions | First Solar | Perrysburg, OH & Santa Clara, CA

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Integration Manager R&D

Basic Job Functions:

  • Drive the development and integration of thin film photovoltaic module innovative technologies.
  • Provide technology leadership to ensure on time and on target delivery of device performance, reliability, manufacturability, and cost goals.

Development Engineer IV

Basic Job Functions:

  • Perform material and device research to enhance thin-film solar cell performance.
  • Responsible for projects that are highly complex & interactive, require significant innovation, and are critical to department objectives.
  • Plan, execute, and characterize development engineering experiments in the laboratory and manufacturing environment with strategic foresight.  Success may require iterative planning and de-risking over long periods.
  • Determine multiple solution pathways for a variety of technical challenges from any stage of development and any area of the company’s technology.

Manager – Device Research

Basic Job Functions:

Self-motivated and proven leader responsible for technology exploration of a thin-film photovoltaic cell technology.

Development Engineer III

Basic Job Functions:

Responsible for process development of all wet processing tools.  Develop new chemical processes for improved interfaces.  Develop novel treatments for improved device function.  Responsible to transfer new wet processes from Advanced Research to high-volume manufacturing (HVM).  Responsible for design concept to qualification of tool for HVM.  Knowledge of roll coating processes are a plus.  Job function will require interaction with multiple outside vendors and may require some international travel.

Sales Analyst I

Basic Job Functions:

The US Origination team manages partnerships and sales with buyers of FS technology for utility-scale solar power plants. This is a growing, fast-paced team, with the ability to engage on a global scale.

The Sales Analyst will be responsible for supporting deal leads in originating and transacting technology sales. This entails supporting key sales activities such as customer onboarding, lead vetting, technical due diligence, and RFP response. The position will interface with and coordinate internally across project finance, product management, supply chain, warranty, O&M, engineering, and construction representatives.

Engineer- Development I

Basic Job Functions:

  • Perform material and device research to enhance thin film solar cell performance and stability and to reduce manufacturing cost.
  • Primary/secondary ownership of projects or functional areas within the group.
  • Plan, execute and characterize development engineering experiments in the laboratory and manufacturing environment.
  • Apply statistics and engineering methods to optimize workflow and effectiveness.

Engineering Test Support II

Basic Job Functions:

  • Will conduct developmental tests, including sample fabrication and testing. May compile and analyze test data from performed testing and review results with engineering personnel to improve efficiency and stability of solar modules.

Engineering Test Support II

Basic Job Functions:

  • Will contribute to leading edge research of solar technology. Will conduct developmental tests and assist sample processing. Will compile and analyze test data from performed testing and review results with engineering personnel to improve efficiency and stability of solar cells.

Engineering Test Support II

Basic Job Functions:

  • Will support developmental tests in the manufacturing line or perform testing in laboratory environment.
  • Operate and/or execute process steps using a mix of processing equipment, manual processing, test equipment and metrology tools.
  • Follow work instructions and interpret task documents.
  • Can perform basic analytics to ensure proper operation of tools and execution of tests.
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