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Canadian Solar is committed to making a difference. To the lives of our employees, to our customers, to the environment and to society. As one of the leading integrated solar energy solution companies in the world we do just that. Canadian Solar can offer you an exciting career in a global opportunity factory, working with like-minded people who embrace individual differences regardless of culture, gender or religion. We reward people on results and, whatever career path you choose, we will develop and challenge you to make a difference.

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Position: Finance and Business Development Analyst
Department: Finance
Country, City: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Published: 14.02.2018

Finance and Business Development Analyst

Published:14.02.2018
Department:Finance
Location:545 Speedvale Avenue West ,Guelph,Ontario N1K 1E6, Canada

As a member of the Projects and Finance Team, the Finance and Business Development Analyst is responsible for assisting and administrating all aspects related to finance, project finance, insurance, legal, business development, asset management, mergers & acquisitions, and End Buyer pricing/modelling/selection. The Finance and Business Development Analyst must perform a range of related duties as needed to support the finance department.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Perform asset management duties for projects located in Ontario including reporting, budget tracking, loan administration and compliance and project oversight
  • Assist with managing global letter of credits including completing applications, review drafts, tracking and compliance
  • Assist in the preparation of bid support and responses to requests for proposal
  • Provide project development tracking including budgets, permits, cash flows, approvals
  • Assist with legal agreements, mergers and acquisitions, loan agreements, and new business analysis and buyer due diligence
  • Prepare/assist with presentations, proposals, (PowerPoint) and reports (Excel/Word) as required for senior management to present externally, to the investment committee and to headquarters as well as track compliance
  • Perform other duties includes various reporting, maintaining and filing documentation, data room management, payment approvals and contract approvals
  • Complete/Assist other duties and projects as assigned to help business operations, the finance team and business development team
  • Support ISO 9001 activities
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Canadian Solar Solution Code of Business Conduct
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and company policies
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned

 

Qualifications and Experience:

 

  • 2+ years related experience
  • Degree or Diploma in business, accounting or finance related field
  • Experience in renewable energy
  • Demonstrated ability to perform related functions in adherence to regulations, laws, policies, and standards
  • Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Able to deal with people tactfully, confidentially, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Strong tactical and analytical skills
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently
  • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and e-mail required
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Canada.careers@no-spam-pleasecanadiansolar.com.

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Position: Praktikant/Werkstudent - Technik & Customer Service (m/w/d)
Department: Tech
Country, City: Munich, Germany
Published: 19.12.2018

Praktikant/Werkstudent - Technik & Customer Service (m/w/d)

Published:19.12.2018
Department:Tech
Location:Landsberger Strasse 94,80339 Munich, Germany

Canadian Solar Inc. ist eine der weltweit größten Solarfirmen. Das vertikal integrierte Unternehmen stellt Ingots, Wafer, Solarzellen, Solarmodule sowie maßgeschneiderte Solarsysteme und -anlagen her. Weltweit werden Kunden von Canadian Solar mit Solarprodukten für netzgekoppelte Anlagen und Inselsysteme beliefert. Mit Niederlassungen auf jedem Kontinent liefert Canadian Solar überragende Qualität und kosteneffiziente, umweltverträgliche Solarlösungen, um eine weltweit nachhaltige Entwicklung zu fördern. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.canadiansolar.de.

Für unseren Standort in München suchen wir einen

Praktikant/Werkstudent - Technik  (m/w)

 

KERNAUFGABEN

  • Sie unterstützen unsere Tech-Abteilung im Pre- und After-Sales
  • Sie werten eigenverantwortlich Daten von Photovoltaik-Anlagen aus und führen Fehleranalysen durch
  • Sie führen Marktanalysen durch damit wir neue Modultechnologien und Trends im PV-Markt erkennen können
  • Sie führen Tragfähigkeitsanalysen (FEA) durch und unterstützen bei technischen Fragestellungen u.a. durch Literaturrecherche
  • Des Weiteren unterstützen Sie bei Bedarf auch andere Abteilungen (z.B. Marketing, Product Management) 

AUSBILDUNG /ERFAHRUNG

  • Sie studieren im fortgeschrittenen Semester Physik, Elektrotechnik, Maschinenbau oder eine vergleichbare Fachrichtung       
  • Sie bringen Interesse und erste Kenntnisse aus dem Bereich erneuerbare Energien und Energiewirtschaft mit 
  • Idealerweise haben Sie bereits erste Berufserfahrung, z. B. durch eine Ausbildung, Praktika oder Werkstudententätigkeit gesammelt

     

KOMPETENZEN

  • Sie verfügen über sehr gute Microsoft Office Kenntnisse (insbesondere MS Excel) sowie Grundkenntnisse in den Programmiersprachen C, C++, Visual Basic
  • Sie bringen physikalische Grundkenntnisse mit und haben im besten Fall Kenntnisse in Statik und Statistik
  • Eine detailorientierte und strukturierte Arbeitsweise sowie eine hohe Zuverlässigkeit zeichnet Sie aus

SPRACHEN

  • Fließende Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse
  • Weitere Sprachen sind von Vorteil

WAS WIR BIETEN

Unser weltweites Team mit knapp 11.000 talentierten und motivierten Menschen ist einer unserer wichtigsten Erfolgsfaktoren. Werden auch Sie Teil unseres Teams und gestalten Sie Ihre persönliche Geschichte gemeinsam mit Canadian Solar. Dafür bieten wir Ihnen alles, was eine positive Veränderung braucht:

  • Eigenverantwortliches Arbeiten in einem internationalen und dynamischen Unternehmen mit „guter Energie“ und nachhaltigem Wachstum
  • Freiraum für die aktive Zukunftsgestaltung von Canadian Solar
  • Modernes Büro in zentraler Lage und direkter ÖPNV-Anbindung

Wollen Sie noch mehr über uns erfahren? Einfach in den Aufzug einsteigen und mitfahren!

BEWERBURG

Sind Sie bereit, mit uns den Unterschied zu machen? Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung über unser Bewerbungsportal unter Angabe Ihres frühestmöglichen Eintrittstermins und Ihrer Gehaltsvorsellung. 

Canadian Solar EMEA GmbH

Landsbergerstr. 94

80339 München

www.canadiansolar.de 

 

Link zum Bewerberportalhttps://canadiansolar-jobs.personio.de/job/97236

Link zum Recruiting Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7-Y2Ut0ymw

Please only apply here!

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Position: Power Systems Engineer
Department: CANREL (Microgrid Test Centre)
Country, City: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Published: 28.08.2018

Power Systems Engineer

Published:28.08.2018
Department:CANREL (Microgrid Test Centre)
Location:199 Lushan Road,Jiangsu, China, 215129

Description

 

The Power System Engineer will design of microgrid power systems that include renewable energy sources, energy storage, demand response and related protection and control systems. The Power Systems Engineer will use various software and hardware based simulation tools.

Responsibilities

 

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include:

      Initiate, generate and maintain technical documents related to the projects of power systems  including drawings, specifications and project proposals

      Perform power system studies in steady state such as short-circuit, load flow, protection coordination and arc flash studies

      Analyze system transient stability and reliability for power systems

      Design the microgrid relay/ protection system and coordinate for different configurations

      Setup power system test procedures and write reports

      Work with control/communication engineer to setup/design SCADA system

      Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards

      Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures

      Complete all other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

·           An Engineering’s  Degree on Electrical/Electric Power Systems

·           Minimum 5 years’ relevant work experience on power system

·           Must have knowledge of and proficiency in the use of power system simulation and optimal design software such as PSCAD or PowerFactory and HOMER

·           PC Proficiency in AutoCAD for power system drawing

·           Knowledge in renewable energy system, energy storage, islanded grid and diesel gensets is preferable

·           P.Eng qualification is preferable

·           Strong written and oral communication skills

·           Ability  to work with internal and external customer team members

 

 

Note

 

The company reserves the right to change the duties and responsibilities of this position at its own discretion. 

Upon individual request, Canadian Solar will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities

Canadian Solar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to ensuring accessibility for persons with disabilities by identifying, removing and preventing barriers to promote the rights of all persons and to create an inclusive and accessible working environment.

 

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Canada.Careers@no-spam-pleasecanadiansolar.com.

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Position: Technical Sales Engineer, EMEA (m/f)
Department: Technical
Country, City: Madrid, Spain
Published: 18.09.2018

Technical Sales Engineer, EMEA (m/f)

Published:18.09.2018
Department:Technical
Location:Paseo de la Castellana 79, 7th floor, 28046 Madrid, Spain

Canadian Solar, Inc. is a vertically-integrated manufacturer of ingots, wafers, solar cells, solar modules and custom-designed solar power applications. Canadian Solar delivers solar power products of uncompromising quality worldwide. Canadian Solar’s world class team of professionals work closely with our customers to provide them with solar solutions for their solar needs. Founded in Canada in 2001, Canadian Solar is one of the fastest growing companies in the solar industry and has been successfully listed on the NASDAQ (symbol: CSIQ) since November 2006. For more information on the company, please visit www.canadiansolar.com.

For our Madrid office Canadian Solar EMEA is seeking a

Technical Sales Engineer, EMEA (m/f)

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Technical sales support and 1st level contact to Sales for contract related questions
  • Product training for customer and internal stakeholders
  • Technical terms negotiation in contracts in close alignment with Sales
  • Development of technical Bizz tools
  • Strategic deal technical support
  • Technical sales documentation and continuous improvement

           REQUIREMENTS:

          EDUCATION/ TRAINING:

          • University degree in electrical engineering or comparable, Master is a plus

          WORK EXPERIENCE:

          • Minimum 5 years of experience in photovoltaic and solar industry

          COMPETENCIES:

          • First knowledge of relevant computer applications, tools and methodologies
          • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
          • Excellent negotiation skills
          • Eagerness to learn and develop individual competencies
          • High commitment and flexibility
          • Excellent communication and intercultural skills and highly team-minded
          • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
          • Availability to work on flexible schedule and willingness to travel from time to time

          LANGUAGES:

          • Fluent in Spanish and English; additional languages are a plus

          Qualified candidates please send full application (English CV, salary expectations, earliest entry date) to https://canadiansolar-jobs.personio.de/job/89671

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          Position: HR Coordinator/Manager, EMEA (m/w)
          Department: HR
          Country, City: Munich, Germany
          Published: 01.10.2018

          HR Coordinator/Manager, EMEA (m/w)

          Published:01.10.2018
          Department:HR
          Location:Landsberger Strasse 94,80339 Munich, Germany

          Canadian Solar Inc. ist eine der weltweit größten Solarfirmen. Das vertikal integrierte Unternehmen stellt Ingots, Wafer, Solarzellen, Solarmodule sowie maßgeschneiderte Solarsysteme und -anlagen her. Weltweit werden Kunden von Canadian Solar mit Solarprodukten für netzgekoppelte Anlagen und Inselsysteme beliefert. Mit Niederlassungen auf jedem Kontinent liefert Canadian Solar überragende Qualität und kosteneffiziente, umweltverträgliche Solarlösungen, um eine weltweit nachhaltige Entwicklung zu fördern. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.canadiansolar.de.

          Für unseren Standort in München suchen wir einen

          HR Coordinator / Manager, EMEA (m/f)

           

          Ihre Kernaufgaben:

          RECRUITMENT:

          • Eigenständiges Handling des Bereichs Recruitings für die Region EMEA in enger Zusammenarbeit mit den Departments
          • Verhandlungen mit Dienstleistern
          • Sourcing geeigneter Kandidaten
          • Management des Recruiting Prozesses, vom Interview bis zum Vertragsabschluss

          GEHALTSABRECHNUNG:

          • Eigenständige Vorbereitung der Gehaltsabrechnung in EMEA

            • Ansprechpartner für Mitarbeiter rund um das Thema Gehalt/Sozialversicherung
            • Koordination der Payroll Provider sowie der intern beteiligten Abteilungen

                       

                      HR & BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION:

                      • Vertragsmanagement: Sicherstellen der Vollständigkeit der Personalakten sowie Aktualisierung
                      • Management unseres HRM-Systems:

                        • Data Management
                        • Time & Attendance

                      • HR Reporting: Übermittlung von Kennzahlen an das Headquarter sowie Erstellung interner Reports
                      • Optimierung und Administration von Zusatzleistungen für Mitarbeiter

                      Anforderungen:

                      AUSBILDUNG / ERFAHRUNG:

                      • Abgeschlossene Berufsausbildung zur/m Personalkauffrau/-mann o. ä.
                      • Mindestens 3 Jahre Berufserfahrung im Recruiting sowie profunde Kenntnisse in der Gehaltsabrechnungsvorbereitung
                      • Erfahrung mit Betriebsratsarbeit von Vorteil

                      TECHNISCHE ANFORDERUNGEN:

                      • MS-Office Kenntnisse (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
                      • Anwenderkenntnisse SAP SuccessFactors von Vorteil

                      KOMPETENZEN:

                      • Hohe Zuverlässigkeit und Verantwortungsbewusstsein
                      • Kommunikationsstark
                      • Belastbar und nervenstark
                      • Positive Grundeinstellung à la „das Glas ist halb voll“
                      • Interkulturelle Kompetenz
                      • detailorientierte und strukturierte Arbeitsweise
                      • offenes Wesen und Freude an der Herausforderung

                      SPRACHEN:

                      • Fließende Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse (Muttersprachler von Vorteil) in Wort und Schrift;
                      • Weitere Sprachen von Vorteil

                      Bei Interesse freuen wir uns auf Ihre aussagekräftigen Bewerbungsunterlagen (Anschreiben, Lebenslauf, frühestmögliches Startdatum): https://canadiansolar-jobs.personio.de/job/90839 

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                      Position: Wirtschaftsjurist, EMEA (m/f) - Vertragsrecht
                      Department: Legal
                      Country, City: Munich, Germany
                      Published: 29.10.2018

                      Wirtschaftsjurist, EMEA (m/f) - Vertragsrecht

                      Published:29.10.2018
                      Department:Legal
                      Location:Landsberger Strasse 94,80339 Munich, Germany

                      Canadian Solar Inc. ist eine der weltweit größten Solarfirmen. Das vertikal integrierte Unternehmen stellt Ingots, Wafer, Solarzellen, Solarmodule sowie maßgeschneiderte Solarsysteme und -anlagen her. Weltweit werden Kunden von Canadian Solar mit Solarprodukten für netzgekoppelte Anlagen und Inselsysteme beliefert. Mit Niederlassungen auf jedem Kontinent liefert Canadian Solar überragende Qualität und kosteneffiziente, umweltverträgliche Solarlösungen, um eine weltweit nachhaltige Entwicklung zu fördern. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.canadiansolar.de.

                      FÜR UNSEREN STANDORT MÜNCHEN SUCHEN WIR EINEN

                      Wirtschaftsjurist, EMEA (m/w) - Vertragsrecht

                       

                      IHRE KERNAUFGABEN:

                      • Prüfung von Verträgen, häufig im internationalen Kontext wie z.B. Kaufverträge, Vertraulichkeitsvereinbarungen, Gewährleistungsfälle und AGB, etc.
                      • Beratung und Unterstützung der operativen Abteilungen (EMEA) bei vertraglichen Fragestellungen
                      • Erstellung und Weiterentwicklung von Standardvorlagen und Richtlinien sowie Unterstützung bei Compliance Themen

                                                          ANFORDERUNGEN:

                                                          AUSBILDUNG / ERFAHRUNG:

                                                          • Wirtschaftsjurist (erfolgreich abgeschlossenes Studium oder vergleichbarer internationaler Abschluss)
                                                          • Erste Berufserfahrung im Bereich Vertragsrecht vorzugsweise in einem international tätigen Unternehmen
                                                          • Erfahrung in der Prüfung und Unterstützung bei der Erstellung von Kauf- und Projektverträgen

                                                           

                                                          KOMPETENZEN: 

                                                          • Ausgezeichnete Kommunikations- und interkulturelle Fähigkeiten
                                                          • Solides Wirtschaftsverständnis verbunden mit der Fähigkeit Rechtsthemen verhandeln und lösen zu können
                                                          • Detailorientierung, ausgeprägte analytische Fähigkeiten verbunden mit einer schnellen Auffassungsgabe
                                                          • Proaktive Arbeitseinstellung in Bezug auf die täglichen Herausforderungen
                                                          • Beständiges Verlangen sich weiterentwickeln und neue Kompetenzen erlernen zu wollen

                                                                  SPRACHEN: 

                                                                  • Fließende Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse; weitere Sprachen sind von Vorteil

                                                                  WAS WIR BIETEN:

                                                                  • Eigenverantwortliches Arbeiten in einem internationalen und dynamischen Unternehmen mit „guter Energie“ und nachhaltigem Wachstum
                                                                  • Ganzheitliche Betreuung u.a. von internen Vertriebsspezialisten und Ingenieuren aus 25 Nationen, von München oder auch Vorort in unseren EMEA-Niederlassungen
                                                                  • Neben den täglichen Herausforderungen gibt es Freiraum für die aktive Zukunftsgestaltung von Canadian Solar
                                                                  • Modernes Büro in zentraler Lage und direkter ÖPNV Anbindung
                                                                  • Attraktives Gehaltspaket verbunden mit betrieblichen Sozialleistungen

                                                                  Bei Interesse freuen wir uns auf Ihre aussagekräftigen Bewerbungsunterlagen (Anschreiben, Lebenslauf, frühestmögliches Startdatum): https://canadiansolar-jobs.personio.de/job/93270 

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                                                                  Legal Counsel / Syndikusrechtsanwalt, EMEA (m/f)

                                                                  Published:22.10.2018
                                                                  Department:Legal
                                                                  Location:Landsberger Strasse 94,80339 Munich, Germany

                                                                  Canadian Solar Inc. ist eine der weltweit größten Solarfirmen. Das vertikal integrierte Unternehmen stellt Ingots, Wafer, Solarzellen, Solarmodule sowie maßgeschneiderte Solarsysteme und -anlagen her. Weltweit werden Kunden von Canadian Solar mit Solarprodukten für netzgekoppelte Anlagen und Inselsysteme beliefert. Mit Niederlassungen auf jedem Kontinent liefert Canadian Solar überragende Qualität und kosteneffiziente, umweltverträgliche Solarlösungen, um eine weltweit nachhaltige Entwicklung zu fördern. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.canadiansolar.de.

                                                                  FÜR UNSEREN STANDORT MÜNCHEN SUCHEN WIR EINEN

                                                                  Legal Counsel / Syndikusrechtsanwalt, EMEA (m/w) – internationales Wirtschafts- und Vertragsrecht

                                                                   

                                                                  IHRE KERNAUFGABEN:

                                                                  • Beratung der internen Abteilungen innerhalb der EMEA-Region bei Fragen zum Unternehmensrecht, kommerziellen Verträgen und in Bezug zu Compliance relevanten Themen
                                                                  • Koordination, Erstellung, Prüfung und Verhandlung komplexer internationaler Kauf- und Projektverträge mit internationalen Geschäftskunden
                                                                  • Prozessoptimierung bei der Kontrolle und Erstellung von Verträgen, Compliance Themen, Richtlinien und sonstigen Arbeitsabläufen – Implementierung einer digitalen Software Lösung, insofern es notwendig wird
                                                                  • Koordination von externen Rechtsberatungen

                                                                  AUSBILDUNG / ERFAHRUNG:

                                                                  • Volljurist/in (abgeschlossenes zweites Staatsexamen oder vergleichbarer internationaler Abschluss)
                                                                  • Mehrjährige einschlägige Berufserfahrung im Bereich Wirtschafts- und Vertragsrecht in einer international tätigen Kanzlei bzw. einem international tätigen Unternehmen
                                                                  • Erfahrung in der Erstellung, Prüfung und Verhandlung von komplexen und internationalen Kauf- und Projektverträgen
                                                                  • Solide Erfahrung in der Durchführung und Abwicklung von Projekten

                                                                   

                                                                  KOMPETENZEN: 

                                                                  • Ausgezeichnete Kommunikations- und interkulturelle Fähigkeiten
                                                                  • Solides Wirtschaftsverständnis verbunden mit der Fähigkeit Rechtsthemen verhandeln und lösen zu können
                                                                  • Detailorientierung, ausgeprägte analytische Fähigkeiten verbunden mit einer schnellen Auffassungsgabe
                                                                  • Proaktive Arbeitseinstellung in Bezug auf die täglichen Herausforderungen
                                                                  • Beständiges Verlangen sich weiterentwickeln und neue Kompetenzen erlernen zu wollen

                                                                          SPRACHEN: 

                                                                          • Fließende Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse; weitere Sprachen sind von Vorteil

                                                                          WAS WIR BIETEN:

                                                                          • Eigenverantwortliches Arbeiten in einem internationalen und dynamischen Unternehmen mit „guter Energie“ und nachhaltigem Wachstum
                                                                          • Ganzheitliche Betreuung u.a. von internen Vertriebsspezialisten und Ingenieuren aus 25 Nationen, von München oder auch Vorort in unseren EMEA-Niederlassungen
                                                                          • Neben den täglichen Herausforderungen gibt es Freiraum für die aktive Zukunftsgestaltung von Canadian Solar
                                                                          • Modernes Büro in zentraler Lage und direkter ÖPNV Anbindung
                                                                          • Attraktives Gehaltspaket verbunden mit betrieblichen Sozialleistungen

                                                                          Bei Interesse freuen wir uns auf Ihre aussagekräftigen Bewerbungsunterlagen (Anschreiben, Lebenslauf, frühestmögliches Startdatum): https://canadiansolar-jobs.personio.de/job/93517 

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                                                                          Position: Financial Accountant
                                                                          Department: Accounting
                                                                          Country, City: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
                                                                          Published: 12.11.2018

                                                                          Financial Accountant

                                                                          Published:12.11.2018
                                                                          Department:Accounting
                                                                          Location:545 Speedvale Avenue West ,Guelph,Ontario N1K 1E6, Canada

                                                                          The Financial Accountant, reporting to Special Project Manager, is responsible for all aspects of accounts receivable, inventory costing and analysis. In addition, this role will provide direct support for month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close activities, while assisting the department with various duties, including financial reporting

                                                                          Responsibilities:

                                                                          ·         Manage full circle of Accounts Receivable duties, including billing, revenue recognition and collection

                                                                          ·         Prepare, analyze inventory costing

                                                                          ·         Coordinate quarterly inventory count, investigate and analysis count variance   

                                                                          ·         Prepare monthly management reports as required, such as

                                                                          o   Gross Profit Report

                                                                          o   Operation Expense report

                                                                          o   Consolidated P&L report for O&M entities

                                                                          Qualifications and Experience:

                                                                          ·         4+ years’ experience in accounting role,

                                                                          ·         An accounting designation desired

                                                                          ·         Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization,

                                                                          ·         Strong tactical and analytical skills,

                                                                          ·         Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently,

                                                                          ·         Excellent time management skills,

                                                                          ·         Attention to detail in all areas of work.

                                                                           

                                                                          Note:

                                                                          The company reserves the right to change the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time as its own discretion. 

                                                                           

                                                                          Canadian Solar follows the principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity. If you have accessibility or other requirements that need to be considered during the recruitment process, please let us know.

                                                                          The company reserves the right to change the duties and responsibilities of this position at its own discretion.  

                                                                          To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to canada.careers@canadiansolar.com.

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                                                                          Position: Operations and Maintenance Engineering Specialist
                                                                          Department: Operations and Maintenance
                                                                          Country, City: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
                                                                          Published: 20.12.2018

                                                                          Operations and Maintenance Engineering Specialist

                                                                          Published:20.12.2018
                                                                          Department:Operations and Maintenance
                                                                          Location:545 Speedvale Avenue West ,Guelph,Ontario N1K 1E6, Canada

                                                                          The role of the Engineering Specialist is to provide advice and guidance to Field Technicians and other office personnel on matters related to the operational activities of the department in various specialized technical groups pertaining to the operation, protection, control and maintenance of the Solar plants.

                                                                          The Operations and Maintenance Engineering Specialist will participate in developing standards and procedures, maintaining communications with suppliers and other external organizations and cooperate with field personnel in case of emergency breakdowns and problems of a highly technical nature.

                                                                          The successful candidate will drive continuous improvement initiatives to achieve overall systems efficiency that meet customer revenue expectations while minimizing downtime. The individual will also work closely with project management and sub-contractors.

                                                                          Responsibilities:

                                                                          The successful applicant’s responsibilities will include:

                                                                          ·         Troubleshooting system control and electrical hardware issues.

                                                                          ·         Generate maintenance reports relating System performance and downtime incidents determining root cause.

                                                                          ·         Creating equipment specific maintenance procedures.

                                                                          ·         Training contractors and sub-contractors on equipment maintenance procedures.

                                                                          ·         Obtain all necessary data for problem solving, including reports on condition of equipment, carrying out site investigation, reviewing design features of equipment, evaluation of maintenance repair and rehabilitation methods, availability of equipment and materials and the like.

                                                                          ·         Determine spare parts requirements.

                                                                          ·         Resolving technical issues as it relates to the system or the PV plant’s SCADA system.

                                                                          ·         Maintain computer and control systems including software updates and system testing and system commissioning.

                                                                          ·         Maintain computer networks including configuration and software management including PLC programming and relay software configuration changes.

                                                                          ·         Maintain documentation including Engineering drawings, OEM documentation, procedures, safety documentation, etc. as it relates to PV generation system.

                                                                           

                                                                           

                                                                          ·         Receive assignment and directions from Supervisor on specific problems related to assigned areas of work.

                                                                          ·         Liaison with maintenance sub-contractors and suppliers when troubleshooting system control issues.

                                                                          ·         Strong focus on equipment down time.

                                                                          ·         Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Canadian Solar Solution Code of Business Conduct.

                                                                          ·         Adhere to all health and safety rules and policies.

                                                                          ·         Conduct other duties as required.

                                                                          ·         Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Canadian Solar Solution Code of Business Conduct.

                                                                          ·         Adhere to all environmental, health and safety rules and company policies.

                                                                          Qualifications and Experience:

                                                                          ·         Four year of university education in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

                                                                          ·         The individual must have a background in electrical engineering. (AC/DC power generation)

                                                                          ·         Knowledge of Solar Photovoltaics systems and equipment including PV modules, combiner boxes, recombiner boxes and Inverters.

                                                                          ·         Demonstrated sound and practical knowledge, strong technical competency in producing analysis and application of power system elements, substation and auxiliary systems of the power system protection schemes, system fault studies and equipment testing.

                                                                          ·         Individual must have knowledge and understanding of computer/software programming with skills in network configuration and management as well as excellent interpersonal skills with experience in a customer/ supplier service environment.

                                                                          ·         Substation LAN/SCADA system and associated devices (IEDs, gateways, routers/Ethernet switches, RTU, etc.), interface with various equipment & system and device configurations.

                                                                          ·         A period of over 2 years and up to and including 4 year is considered necessary to gain this experience.

                                                                          ·         Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, drawings, manuals, and specifications.

                                                                          ·         Good oral, written, listening and communication skills that ensure effective exchange of ideas or information with colleagues and other stakeholders.

                                                                          ·         Strong work ethic, positive team attitude and able to work in a fast-paced environment

                                                                          ·         Previous Utility or energy company experience is considered valuable.

                                                                          ·         EIT (Engineering Intern) or eligible to be register or working towards Engineering license.

                                                                           

                                                                           

                                                                          Note: The company reserves the right to change the duties and responsibilities of this position at its own discretion. 

                                                                           

                                                                          Canadian Solar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

                                                                          We are committed to ensuring accessibility for persons with disabilities by identifying, removing and preventing barriers to promote the rights of all persons and to create an inclusive and accessible working environment.

                                                                          Upon individual request, Canadian Solar will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities.

                                                                           

                                                                          To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Canada-HR@no-spam-pleasecanadiansolar.com.

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                                                                          Position: Product Manager, Power Electronics and String Inverters
                                                                          Department: Product Management
                                                                          Country, City: Walnut Creek, CA USA
                                                                          Published: 02.01.2019

                                                                          Product Manager, Power Electronics and String Inverters

                                                                          Published:02.01.2019
                                                                          Department:Product Management
                                                                          Location:3000 Oak Road, Suite #400, Walnut Creek, CA 94597, USA

                                                                          Canadian Solar Inc. is seeking a Product Manager to join the Americas Module System & Solutions Team, located in Walnut Creek, CA.  This position will make use of knowledge and skillsets of solar product experience to provide product management of Canadian Solar products and services.  Position will be a direct communication link with salesman, customers and headquarter personnel abroad to assist with needs and support as defined below:

                                                                          Responsibilities:

                                                                          • Manage elements of the existing and  future US and Americas product portfolio and its life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities, including creating, maintaining and updating product roadmaps.

                                                                            • Main product focus: Module Level Power Electronics and String Inverters
                                                                            • General Solar System knowledge

                                                                          • Research, analyze and draft market requirements for existing and new products by communicating with customers and sales teams, by reading other information sources and transferring these requirements into product and roadmap proposals. Present proposals to internal stakeholders to gain approval.
                                                                          • Act as an internal advocate for customer needs and requirements.
                                                                          • Drive new product ideas through the product development and/or system integration process. Interact with and influence other product leaders. Drive all related go to market and launch activities.
                                                                          • Follow codes and certifications as they develop; analyze their impact on the market and specific products; make recommendations to management on how to leverage these developments to CSI’s benefit.
                                                                          • Communicate and train customers and sales teams in regards of product details and specifications, product advantages, product applications and product benchmark compared to competitors.
                                                                          • Prepare content and materials for customer vists with sales managers to conduct product presentations, customer training sessions, webinars and customer events.
                                                                          • Understand product manufacturing processes, certification status and other product details.
                                                                          • Provide and validate content for marketing collateral material such as datasheets, technical brochures, white papers and others.
                                                                          • Work with the marketing team to launch and communicate new products and their features and measure the introduction and sales success of the existing and new products.
                                                                          • Ability to travel up to 35% of the time, including international travel.
                                                                          • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

                                                                           

                                                                          Requirements:

                                                                          Education/Certifications:

                                                                          • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business discipline is required; a graduate degree is strongly preferred. 

                                                                          Professional Qualifications:

                                                                          • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in product management, in the energy sector or within the PV industry. Experience in PV Power Electronic, String Inverter technology or Module Level Power Electronic (MLPE) is must.  Additional experience in PV project or PV system design is a plus.
                                                                          • Able to perform project simulation as needed in PVSys
                                                                          • Experience interacting with sales and business development teams and B2B sales channels, and working experience in direct sales to commercial and industry business is a plus.
                                                                          • Excellent technical aptitude and ability to quickly learn detailed information about the existing product portfolio and to communicate and answer technical and product related questions and topics.
                                                                          • Understanding and application of financial product calculation – product cost and product sales price definition, analysis and recommendation.
                                                                          • Convincingly and effectively communicate with customers, independent engineers, laboratories, industry working groups and regulatory authorities.
                                                                          • Excellent social and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work with others effectively, locally and also over multiple time zones and different cultures.
                                                                          • Ability / Willingness to travel (up to 35%, also internationally).
                                                                          • Excellent organizational, strategic planning and implementation skills.
                                                                          • Articulate with strong writing and presentation skills in person and remotely via webinar tools.
                                                                          • In addition, this role will require strong analytical and financial capabilities, being process oriented and attentive to detail.

                                                                          Personal Characteristics:

                                                                          • Recognized as a leader who is highly proficient in developing strategies, setting goals, training, communicating, mentoring, allocating resources and fostering a strong, cohesive and effective team spirit.
                                                                          • A dynamic, roll-up-the-sleeves personality, who is able to think quickly and creatively and is results-driven complemented by appropriate process orientation.
                                                                          • A pragmatic businessperson who is comfortable in a collaborative and fluid environment.  An individual who is capable of thinking on his/her feet and making sound decisions within compressed timelines. 
                                                                          • An excellent time manager, able to balance multiple projects and prioritize a broad variety of issues, initiatives and objectives concurrently.
                                                                          • A self-confident, self-starter, team-oriented, high energy with ethics, integrity and finesse.
                                                                          • Work will be performed in a standard office environment, in front of a computer monitor and will involve sitting, bending, standing, walking, typing, reaching.

                                                                           

                                                                           

                                                                          Compensation and Benefits:

                                                                          Canadian Solar offers a competitive salary plus fully comprehensive benefits and performance bonus package based on an annual objective achievement. Our generous benefits package includes a 401(k) Retirement Plan, medical/dental/life/disability program, PTO and sick days.  This is a full time position.

                                                                          Qualified candidates please send resumes with salary expectation to us.careers@no-spam-pleasecanadiansolar.com 

                                                                          Canadian Solar Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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                                                                          Position: Product Manager, PV Tracker solution
                                                                          Department: Product Management
                                                                          Country, City: Walnut Creek, CA USA
                                                                          Published: 02.01.2019

                                                                          Product Manager, PV Tracker solution

                                                                          Published:02.01.2019
                                                                          Department:Product Management
                                                                          Location:3000 Oak Road, Suite #400, Walnut Creek, CA 94597, USA

                                                                          Canadian Solar Inc. is seeking a Product Manager to join the Americas Module System & Solutions Team, located in Walnut Creek, CA.  This position will make use of knowledge and skillsets of solar product experience to provide product management of Canadian Solar PV Tracker Partnership, Products and Services.  Position will be a direct communication link with salesman, customers and headquarter personnel abroad to assist with needs and support as defined below:

                                                                          Responsibilities:

                                                                          • Manage elements of the existing and  future US and global PV Tracker product portfolio and its life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities, including creating, maintaining and updating product roadmaps.

                                                                            • Main product focus: PV tracker

                                                                          • Research, analyze and capture customer and market requirements for existing and new PV tracker products by communicating with customers and sales teams, by reading other information sources and transferring these requirements into product and roadmap proposals. Present proposals to internal stakeholders to gain approval.
                                                                          • Managed tracker / PV module ecosystem to ensure tracker remains optimized to PV module technology
                                                                          • Cost estimates and financial modelling
                                                                          • Engineered end-to-end applications supporting Utility and Commercial projects
                                                                          • Determine technical requirements that influence a project design that include: wind loading, snow loading, seismic loading and corrosion.
                                                                          • Establish site specific design requirements for a project and design the tracker configuration to meet customer requirements.
                                                                          • Work with customer to iterate through project design parameters to field the most cost optimized tracker for a project.
                                                                          • Drive new product ideas through the product development and/or system integration process. Interact with and influence other product leaders. Drive all related go to market and launch activities.
                                                                          • Follow codes and certifications as they develop; analyze their impact on the market and specific products; make recommendations to management on how to leverage these developments to CSI’s benefit.
                                                                          • Communicate and train customers and sales teams in regards of product details and specifications, product advantages, product applications and product benchmark compared to competitors.
                                                                          • Prepare content and materials for customer visits with sales managers to conduct product presentations, customer training sessions, webinars and customer events.
                                                                          • Understand product manufacturing processes, certification status and other product details.
                                                                          • Provide and validate content for marketing collateral material such as datasheets, technical brochures, white papers and others.
                                                                          • Work with the marketing team to launch and communicate new products and their features and measure the introduction and sales success of the existing and new products.
                                                                          • Perform other related duties as assigned by management

                                                                           

                                                                          Requirements:

                                                                          Education/Certifications:

                                                                          • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business discipline is required; a graduate degree is strongly preferred.

                                                                          Professional Qualifications:

                                                                          • Minimum 3+ years’  of product management experience  ideally in the energy sector or within the PV industry.  3+ year’s experience working directly with PV tracker.  PV modules, PV Power Electronic such as String Inverter technology experience is a plus.
                                                                          • Able to perform project simulation as needed in PVSys
                                                                          • Strong understanding of mechanical and structural systems
                                                                          • Experience interacting with sales and business development teams and B2B sales channels, and working experience in direct sales to commercial and industry business is a plus.
                                                                          • Excellent technical aptitude and ability to quickly learn detailed information about the existing product portfolio and to communicate and answer technical and product related questions and topics.
                                                                          • Understanding and application of financial product calculation – product cost and product sales price definition, analysis and recommendation.
                                                                          • Convincingly and effectively communicate with customers, independent engineers, laboratories, industry working groups and regulatory authorities.
                                                                          • Excellent social and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work with others effectively, locally and also over multiple time zones and different cultures.
                                                                          • Ability / Willingness to travel (up to 35%, also internationally).
                                                                          • Excellent organizational, strategic planning and implementation skills.
                                                                          • Articulate with strong writing and presentation skills in person and remotely via webinar tools.
                                                                          • In addition, this role will require strong analytical and financial capabilities, being process oriented and attentive to detail.

                                                                          Personal Characteristics:

                                                                          • Recognized as a leader who is highly proficient in developing strategies, setting goals, training, communicating, mentoring, allocating resources and fostering a strong, cohesive and effective team spirit.
                                                                          • A dynamic, roll-up-the-sleeves personality, who is able to think quickly and creatively and is results-driven complemented by appropriate process orientation.
                                                                          • A pragmatic businessperson who is comfortable in a collaborative and fluid environment.  An individual who is capable of thinking on his/her feet and making sound decisions within compressed timelines. 
                                                                          • An excellent time manager, able to balance multiple projects and prioritize a broad variety of issues, initiatives and objectives concurrently.
                                                                          • A self-confident, self-starter, team-oriented, high energy with ethics, integrity and finesse.
                                                                          • Work will be performed in a standard office environment, in front of a computer monitor and will involve sitting, bending, standing, walking, typing, reaching.

                                                                           

                                                                          Compensation and Benefits:

                                                                          Canadian Solar offers a competitive salary plus fully comprehensive benefits and performance bonus package based on an annual objective achievement. Our generous benefits package includes a 401(k) Retirement Plan, medical/dental/life/disability program, PTO and sick days.  This is a full time position.

                                                                          Qualified candidates please send resumes with salary expectation to us.careers@no-spam-pleasecanadiansolar.com 

                                                                          Canadian Solar Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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                                                                          Position: Technical Sales Engineer, PV Tracker solution
                                                                          Department: Product Management
                                                                          Country, City: Walnut Creek, CA USA
                                                                          Published: 02.01.2019

                                                                          Technical Sales Engineer, PV Tracker solution

                                                                          Published:02.01.2019
                                                                          Department:Product Management
                                                                          Location:3000 Oak Road, Suite #400, Walnut Creek, CA 94597, USA

                                                                          Canadian Solar Inc. is seeking a Technical Sales Engineer to join the Americas Module Systerm & Solutions Team, located in Walnut Creek, CA.  This position will make use of knowledge and skillsets of solar product experience to provide Technical Sales Support of Canadian Solar PV Tracker Products and Services.  Position will be a direct communication link with salesman, customers and headquarter personnel abroad to assist with needs and support as defined below:

                                                                          Responsibilities:

                                                                          Key responsibilities and areas of knowledge required are: quoting, pricing, drafting, structural calculations, corrosion analysis, site criteria analysis, seismic analysis, code compliance and contract document generation.

                                                                          • Develop an in-depth technical knowledge of CSI Tracker, product configuration and site application.

                                                                          • Engineered end-to-end applications supporting Utility and Commercial projects
                                                                          • Analyze and cost optimize projects and financial modelling for competitive positioning of CSI Tracker Solution
                                                                          • Establish site specific design requirements for a project and design the tracker configuration to meet customer requirements, taking consideration such as wind loading, snow loading, seismic loading and corrosion
                                                                          • Layout, edit and optimize customer projects in CAD.
                                                                          • Provide timely feedback on questions related to project or component design.
                                                                          • Assist with contract activities to ensure design requirements have been met
                                                                          • Prepare content and materials for customer visits with sales managers to conduct product presentations, customer training sessions, webinars and customer events.
                                                                          • Work with the marketing team to launch and communicate new products and their features and measure the introduction and sales success of the existing and new products.
                                                                          • Perform other related duties as assigned by management

                                                                          Requirements:

                                                                          Education/Certifications:

                                                                          • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business discipline is required; a graduate degree is strongly preferred.

                                                                          Professional Qualifications:

                                                                          • Minimum 3+ years’  of technical sales experience  ideally in the energy sector or within the PV industry.  3+ year’s experience working directly with PV tracker.  PV modules, PV Power Electronic such as String Inverter technology experience is a plus.
                                                                          • Able to perform project simulation as needed in PVSys, SAM or other solar modeling programs
                                                                          • Strong understanding of mechanical and structural systems
                                                                          • Experience interacting with sales and business development teams and B2B sales channels, and working experience in direct sales to commercial and industry business is a plus.
                                                                          • Excellent technical aptitude and ability to quickly learn detailed information about the existing product portfolio and to communicate and answer technical and product related questions and topics.
                                                                          • Understanding and application of financial product calculation – product cost and product sales price definition, analysis and recommendation.
                                                                          • Convincingly and effectively communicate with customers, independent engineers, laboratories, industry working groups and regulatory authorities.
                                                                          • Excellent social and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work with others effectively, locally and also over multiple time zones and different cultures.
                                                                          • Ability / Willingness to travel (up to 35%, also internationally).
                                                                          • Excellent organizational, strategic planning and implementation skills.
                                                                          • Articulate with strong writing and presentation skills in person and remotely via webinar tools.
                                                                          • In addition, this role will require strong analytical and financial capabilities, being process oriented and attentive to detail.

                                                                          Personal Characteristics:

                                                                          • Recognized as a leader who is highly proficient in developing strategies, setting goals, training, communicating, mentoring, allocating resources and fostering a strong, cohesive and effective team spirit.
                                                                          • A dynamic, roll-up-the-sleeves personality, who is able to think quickly and creatively and is results-driven complemented by appropriate process orientation.
                                                                          • A pragmatic businessperson who is comfortable in a collaborative and fluid environment.  An individual who is capable of thinking on his/her feet and making sound decisions within compressed timelines. 
                                                                          • An excellent time manager, able to balance multiple projects and prioritize a broad variety of issues, initiatives and objectives concurrently.
                                                                          • A self-confident, self-starter, team-oriented, high energy with ethics, integrity and finesse.
                                                                          • Work will be performed in a standard office environment, in front of a computer monitor and will involve sitting, bending, standing, walking, typing, reaching.

                                                                            Compensation and Benefits:

                                                                            Canadian Solar offers a competitive salary plus fully comprehensive benefits and performance bonus package based on an annual objective achievement. Our generous benefits package includes a 401(k) Retirement Plan, medical/dental/life/disability program, PTO and sick days.  This is a full time position.

                                                                            Qualified candidates please send resumes with salary expectation to us.careers@no-spam-pleasecanadiansolar.com 

                                                                            Canadian Solar Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. 

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                                                                            Position: Inside Sales Associate (Bilingual)
                                                                            Department: Inside Sales
                                                                            Country, City: Walnut Creek, CA USA
                                                                            Published: 03.01.2019

                                                                            Inside Sales Associate (Bilingual)

                                                                            Published:03.01.2019
                                                                            Department:Inside Sales
                                                                            Location:3000 Oak Road, Suite #400, Walnut Creek, CA 94597, USA

                                                                            The Inside Sales Associate is responsible for the management of the business relationship with existing clients and prospects and supporting all steps of the sales and distribution cycle such as quoting orders, purchase order confirmation, product allocation, invoicing, products distribution and claim management of sales team for the US Division.  This position provides assistance to customers in making informed purchase decisions and support sales lead generation initiatives. 

                                                                            Primary Responsibilities:

                                                                            • Provides overall support of sales operations and purchase order execution / purchase order fulfillment with clients in our US Division, including Caribbean market.
                                                                            • Review and process client orders with high level of accuracy.
                                                                            • Provides timely follow-up to clients, especially when Regional Sales Managers are on the road and unavailable.
                                                                            • Interact with clients frequently in a clear and professional manner.
                                                                            • Create and track quotes within CSI CRM tools.
                                                                            • Provide clients with status of orders, and confirm delivery schedules. 
                                                                            • Partners with Regional Sales Managers to fulfill sales objectives by providing support and upselling CSI products and services.
                                                                            • Provide clients with technical and administrative product information and analysis.
                                                                            • Qualify new prospects and support the customer set-up process (credit line management and customer data documentation).
                                                                            • Collaborate with accounting department to resolve outstanding AR issues and client credit availability, taking into consideration existing orders.
                                                                            • Partners with order fulfillment and logistics to execute client orders successfully.
                                                                            • Remains in close communication with Regional Sales Managers to identify sales strategy with each account (pricing, terms, product, availability, etc.).
                                                                            • Assist with projects across sales and marketing as needed. Such as system enhanced process improvements or exhibition preparation/attendance

                                                                            Required Qualifications:

                                                                            • Must have 3-5 years of B2B sales support, account management, or client services experience
                                                                            • Must have the ability to communicate in Spanish as position services Caribbean market
                                                                            • Solar Industry a plus but not required
                                                                            • Bachelor’s degree preferred
                                                                            • Proficient with Salesforce (or similar CRM software)
                                                                            • Proficient in MS office (Excel, PowerPoint) (Proficiency with solar-specific software a plus)
                                                                            • Excellent customer service skills
                                                                            • Ability to communicate information and ideas clearly, concisely and professionally
                                                                            • Results oriented, organized, highly motivated, and creative
                                                                            • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
                                                                            • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

                                                                            Compensation and Benefits:

                                                                            Canadian Solar offers a competitive salary plus fully comprehensive benefits and performance bonus package based on an annual objective achievement. Our generous benefits package includes a 401(k) Retirement Plan, medical/dental/life/disability program, PTO and sick days.  This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position.

                                                                            Canadian Solar Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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