Planning Manager

Remote, USA
Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp – EPCm Construction /
Full-time /
Remote
Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp (“HQC US”) develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America.

The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. HQC US offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, HQC US minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy.

SUMMARY
 
The Planning Manager is responsible for providing the necessary support for business and corporate strategy, planning and operation. Responsibilities include planning, reporting, and other administrative supports for Corporate Planning team. This position reports to the Senior Director of Preconstruction, or another management personnel that the President of the Company may designate. This position remote (Unless located in Irvine, CA) and working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm or 9:00am to 6:00pm local time. Overtime and weekend working hours may be required as needed. This position is expected to travel up to 15%.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Regular attendance, in accordance with company's attendance policy and supervisory assignment, is an essential job duty requirement for this position; and
    • Work closely with other team members such as Preconstruction, Procurement and Engineering to compile data and write reports.
    • Coordinate between departments to ensure on time delivery of documents.
    • Have excellent communication skills to verify all team members understand their required deliverables.
    • Understand complexity of projects and verify proper personnel are aware of scopes and schedules.
    • Collaborate across departments to develop long-term organizational strategy.
    • Mid to long-term schedule projection.
    • Work closely with the Procurement team to request the module allocation and upload inventory data in the system.
    • Manage approval matrix and other corporate documents.
    • Host various internal/external management meetings.
    • Perform other related duties as needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, or another related field, with a minimum of 9 years of progressive experience in business and operations roles.
    • Experience with solar, construction, wind, energy, mechanical, or technology solutions is preferred.
    • High degree of professionalism and conduct at all times.
    • Demonstrated track record of delivery results.
    • Ability to interact cross-functionally and with senior-level management within and outside the organization.
    • Ability to multi-task and adapt to a fast-paced, changing environment.
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Travel: up to 15% as needed.

$100,000 - $120,000 a year
The anticipated starting pay range of this position, which is to be located in Irvine, CA is $100, 000 - $120, 000 base salary per year.
The above-listed salary range is required by the California Pay Transparency Act and may differ depending on the location of those candidates hired nationwide. The salary range shared in the job description is for the listed position and only pertains to the candidate if they work in Irvine, CA. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to internal pay equity, skill set, education, licenses and certifications, geographic location, essential job duties and requirements, and the necessary experience relative to the job’s minimum qualifications. An additional discretionary bonus structure or incentives may be offered as part of the overall compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, dental, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
 
·  Stationary Position: frequently remains stationary up to 90% of the time and sitting up to 8 hours in a day
·  Move/Traverse: infrequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk
·  Carry Weight: infrequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 10 pounds
·  Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with employees, coworkers, and all personnel matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
·  Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, and office objects near and far
·  Climb: occasionally ascends/descends on stairway to get to office upper and lower floors
·  Travel: review above travel requirement for this position

WORK ENVIRONMENT
 
·  Regular professional, office business setting
·  Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
·  Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)

Hanwha Q Cells is proud to be an at-will Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  
  
We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  As part of this commitment, Hanwha Q Cells will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Please contact us to request accommodations at hr-usa@qcells.com.  
  
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