Career with a2-solar

Are you looking for new career prospects with the technological leader in spherically curved solar systems? a2-solar employees are dedicated professionals. To meet future challenges, we are looking for highly qualified and experienced professionals to further strengthen our team.

Production Supervisor / supply chain & logistics manager

To support and enlarge our team, we are looking for a qualified and flexible technical officer with strong personality and management skills, who is willing to take over and manage our production & logistics department.

Your skill profile:

  • qualified technician/ master or engineer with strong organisational skills, high assertiveness and extensive professional experience
  • Experience in supply chain management & logistics
  • Good language skills in English (min. B1-Level) and German
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • experience in photovoltaic systems and module construction (with focus on crystalline PV modules) is an advantage

Job profile:

  • Management of production & logistics department with currently 8 team members with the goal of doubling by early 2021
  • Management of smallest series production lots size "1" up to series production lots of 20 - 40 - 60 pieces/ day
  • Production planning, including machine park planning and maintenance issues
  • Management of logistics (Incoming/ Inventory/ Outgoing goods)
  • Monitoring and implementation of quality standards
  • Occasional business trips at national / European level

Upon a systematic, hands-on job training in all production and logistics tasks (module developments & production in Automotive & Building-integrated solar systems) as well as a systematic, hands-on job training in all production technologies and processes by the current job holder (change of location), you will take over the production & supply chain management approx. in 3 to 6 months.

job location: Erfurt

Employment: a.s.a.p.

salary: according to experience and skills

Please address your application with information on salary requirements and soonest start date preferably via email to:

a2-solar Advanced and Automotive Solar Systems GmbH

Attn.: Katharina Nixdorf (k.nixdorf@a2-solar.com)

Am Urbicher Kreuz 18

D-99099 Erfurt

Sales & Marketing assistent

We are looking for a professional sales marketing assistant to assist our Sales Department in all sales and marketing related issues especially in building-integrated photovoltaics (BiPV), e.g. solar modules and systems for buildings and facades.

Job profile:

  • Sales and marketing assistance for project acquisition & management concerning all kinds of „integrated solar systems” for buildings and facades
  • close customer contact before and after project acquisition (preparing & sending quotes, calculations, CAD drawings, marketing releases and customer presentations)
  • representation on trade faires and exhibitions
  • part-time position (20 to 25h/ week)

Your skill profile:

    Qualification/ Education in sales assistance if possible in the field of solar systems

  • MS Office & EDP skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access DB and Adobe Photoshop or equivalent photo editing software
  • CAD-drawing skills and calculation knowledge for solar modules and systems
  • First-hand experience in sales and marketing (preferable of photovoltaic systems)
  • Excellent communication skills with capability to „open doors“ and build up customer relations
  • Very good language skills in English and German
  • High School Education or comparable technical college degree
  • Willingness to travel

Individual Skills:

  • Sound knowledge in implementing Microsoft Office programs, especially in generating diagrams, charts and reports in Excel & PowerPoint
  • Team player, flexibility, travel willingness, willingness to work in shifts and long hours, no physical limits
  • independent & organized, target-aimed working moral
  • good command of English

job location: Erfurt

Employment: as of 1st July 2020 or earlier

salary: according to experience and skills

Please address your application with information on salary requirements and soonest start date preferably via email to:

a2-solar Advanced and Automotive Solar Systems GmbH

Attn.: Katharina Nixdorf (k.nixdorf@a2-solar.com)

Am Urbicher Kreuz 18

D-99099 Erfurt

Sales engineer for solar systems

We are looking for a professional sales engineer to manage our sales activities all over Europe in all sales and marketing related issues on building-integrated photovoltaics (BiPV), e.g. solar modules and systems for buildings and facades.

Job profile:

  • Sales, marketing and project management concerning all kinds of our „building-integrated solar systems” (solar façades, overhead glazing, carports, terraces, balconies & railings) all over Europe, especially in francophone countries, e.g. Switzerland & France)
  • close customer contact before and after project acquisition
  • technical design and calculation of solar modules and systems
  • Full-time position: Working about 40 - 60 % in our headquarter-office in Erfurt / International travelling will be 40 – 60 %

Your skill profile:

    Electrical/ Mechanical/ Building construction engineer / architect or equivalent

  • Sales person with either long years of experience in solar business and / or building, construction, façade or glass industry
  • CAD-drawing skills and calculation skills for solar modules and systems
  • Expertise in façade technology
  • Excellent communication skills with capability to „open doors“
  • Sales personality with highest ambitions to succeed in promoting sophisticated solar systems - especially in front of architects and construction companies
  • Very good language skills in French and German, good skills in English
  • Willingness to travel

Individual Skills:

  • Sound knowledge in implementing Microsoft Office programs, especially in generating diagrams, charts and reports in Excel & PowerPoint
  • Team player, flexibility, travel willingness, willingness to work in shifts and long hours, no physical limits
  • independent & organized, target-aimed working moral
  • good command of English

job location: Erfurt

Employment: within 3 to 6 months

salary: according to experience and skills

Please address your application with information on salary requirements and soonest start date preferably via email to:

a2-solar Advanced and Automotive Solar Systems GmbH

Attn.: Katharina Nixdorf (k.nixdorf@a2-solar.com)

Am Urbicher Kreuz 18

D-99099 Erfurt

R&D Engineers for novel solar systems & modules

Job profile:

  • Project management/ development of innovative solar modules & systems especially in the field of Automotive applications
  • development, assembly and evaluation of solar module samples & prototypes
  • Process development & validation

Your skill profile:

    Engineer/ qualified technician with master or comparable degree in electrical, mechanical, plastics, automotive or glass engineering

  • Several years of proven experience in developing and managing technical products / systems particularly with focus on photovoltaic or automotive technology
  • Experience in serial production

Individual Skills:

  • Sound knowledge in implementing Microsoft Office programs, especially in generating diagrams, charts and reports in Excel & PowerPoint
  • Team player, flexibility, travel willingness, willingness to work in shifts and long hours, no physical limits
  • independent & organized, target-aimed working moral
  • good command of English

job location: Erfurt

Employment: asap

salary: according to experience and skills

Please address your application with information on salary requirements and soonest start date preferably via email to:

a2-solar Advanced and Automotive Solar Systems GmbH

Attn.: Katharina Nixdorf (k.nixdorf@a2-solar.com)

Am Urbicher Kreuz 18

D-99099 Erfurt

Production staff with focus on R&D assistance (m/f)

Job profile:

  • independent panel assembly and evaluation of solar module samples & proto types
  • Process validation for module production
  • QS management and control for solar test modules & proto types
  • Evaluation of diagrams, charts and IV curves
  • Independent processing of development issues & tasks, i.e. encapsulation materials, cells, electrical connection technology, lamination processes etc.)
  • Preparation of work instructions and production standards
  • 50% R&D duties, 50% standard, daily production work (array / lay-up)

Your skill profile:

    Education in electronics, micro technology or formation as a laboratory assistant, metal worker or mechanics with solar experience

  • Sound knowledge in implementing Microsoft Office programs, especially in generating diagrams, charts and reports in Excel & PowerPoint
  • Experience in the assembly and electrical connection of solar modules and solar cells
  • Know-How in working with vacuum laminators, autoclaves, sun simulators und IR-cameras
  • Experience in solar cell tabbing and encapsulation materials, i.e. EVA/ PVB foils etc.
  • Experience in using measuring instrumentation to determine and evaluate output performances, insulation resistance, climate chamber tests as well as mechanical load tests
  • Knowledge in production planning systems such as PPS/TPS
  • Logistics is a plus for this job

Individual Skills:

  • Team player, flexibility, travel willingness, willingness to work in shifts and long hours, no physical limits
  • independent & organized, target-aimed working moral
  • good command of English are of advantage

job location: Erfurt

Employment: asap

salary: according to experience and skills

Please address your application with information on salary requirements and soonest start date preferably via email to:

a2-solar Advanced and Automotive Solar Systems GmbH

Attn.: Katharina Nixdorf (k.nixdorf@a2-solar.com)

Am Urbicher Kreuz 18

D-99099 Erfurt