ESS Engineer - France

Sungrow France • Lyon

Who we are

We are a green tech company unlike any other green tech company. We are a team of lateral thinkers, young professionals, and creative minds. We are fighting every day to make our mission happen – Clean Power For All! With ~400GW (!) of clean power presently installed worldwide, we are more than ready to sate the worlds hunger for clean energy! Welcome at Sungrow Sungrow is the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables. We want to give fresh impulses, inspire, and contribute to a sustainable development of our planet, that’s why we constantly improve our portfolio. From floating solar plants to large-scale utility projects and to small residential products we always offer the best and most suitable solution. At Sungrow we hold more than 1500 patents – no wonder as we employ the biggest research and development team of the whole industry. 40 % of all Sungrow workforce is continuously investigating on how to further improve the existing portfolio. Want to know more? Check out our Job offers and let`s dive right in together!



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Your duties

Welcome to your new role at Sungrow, as our ESS Engineer in France!

Are you curious to learn how you can help us build a sustainable future?
Would you like to see how you can contribute to the growth of our clean energy solutions?

Then, have a look at your responsibilities below:

  • You'll perform high quality technical advisory to help in pre-sales
  • You'll manage projects across disciplines (electrical, mechanical, civil and control scheme)
  • You'll a first technical assessment of the project, evaluate its conceptual design and its economic feasibility
  • You'll deliver suggestions for new ESS projects
  • You'll integrate with other power generation plants as necessary
  • You'll manage the tendering, negotiations, and selection of ESS plants
  • You'll conduct due diligence including technical liaison with legal and financial advisors

Your profile

Do you have the legal right to work in France?

Before applying, please ensure you have the legal right to work in France without the need for visa sponsorship.

What will you need to be successful?

  • Fluency in both English and French
  • Degree in electrical engineering or equivalent engineering degree with a focus on energy
  • Experience working with energy storage systems (batteries)

What can make you an ideal candidate?

  • Experience being a technical advisor and communicating with stakeholders (utilities, BoP, EPC, etc...) 
  • In-depth knowledge of the international energy storage market, renewable generation utility network connection quality studies and PCS dynamic performance approval process
  • Languages skills in Chinese (Mandarin)

Our offer

Clean and accessible energy is the key to a sustainable future on our planet!

We are market leaders in the solar energy space with the strongest PV-inverter R&D team and we are the largest inverter manufacturer. If you decide to join our team, you will benefit from the following:

  • Opportunities for career advancement as we are growing very fast in the EMEA region
  • Bonus payment on a fixed schedule every year based on performance
  • A multinational team with a diverse and inclusive mindset
  • Travel within Europe for training sessions or to attend renewable energy events
  • Opportunity to visit our R&D facilities in China

Commitment to diversity and inclusion at Sungrow

Our job descriptions were written with inclusivity in mind by using the following criteria:
1) We use a Gender Decoder tool to avoid gendered language.
2) We avoid superfluous requirements by separating essential needs from nice to haves.
3) We do not discriminate based on gender, age, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability.
4) We do not use stock imagery in our career page, all photos and videos represent our internal culture.
You have something superspecial to tell us? Worry not; we know just the right person you should speak to:
Alexandra Lein

Alexandra Lein

Sourcing and Talent Aquisition Specialist EMEA

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