Are you passionate about the environment and looking for a career that aligns with your values? The Advance Group has an exciting opportunity for you to join First Solar, a leading American solar technology company on the forefront of the battle against climate change. What makes this opportunity even more appealing is that the Advance Group will be there with you every step of the way, helping you secure a job at First Solar.
About First Solar
Founded in 1999, First Solar is a pioneering American solar technology company known for its commitment to eco-efficient solar modules that make a significant impact on reducing carbon emissions. Unlike most major solar manufacturers, First Solar is uniquely headquartered in the United States and doesn’t operate in China. Their advanced thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules represent the future of solar technology, offering a competitive, high-performance, and eco-friendly alternative to traditional crystalline silicon PV panels.
Multiple Locations, One Opportunity
First Solar is growing, and they’re looking for dedicated individuals to join their team at various locations:
- Plant 1, Perrysburg, OH
- Plant 2 & 3, Walbridge, OH
Advance Group Assistance
The Advance Group is your bridge to the green career of your dreams. We specialize in connecting candidates like you with leading employers in Northwest Ohio and Southeastern Michigan. Our mission is to support your journey towards a better future, and now, that journey can lead you to First Solar.
Job Opportunities at First Solar
1. Production Operator ($15/hr + 10% shift premium for nights, $16.50/hr)
The Production Operator role at First Solar is your gateway to a rewarding career in the solar industry. As an entry-level position, you’ll be responsible for various tasks, including:
- Safely operating specific equipment
- Managing materials and processes
- Learning to perform preventative maintenance
- Responding to machine alarms
- Conducting basic quality control procedures
- Interfacing with equipment and factory computer systems
While the job involves tasks like assembling crates, loading machines, and monitoring processes, it also requires good attention to detail, and a willingness to learn.
2. Forklift Operator ($15.75/hr + 10% shift premium for nights, $17.33/hr)
Are you an experienced forklift operator with a valid driver’s license? First Solar is looking for individuals who can handle the following responsibilities:
- Operating forklifts safely and efficiently
- Performing other duties in addition to forklift operation
If you have at least 6 months of recent forklift experience, you might be the right fit for this role.
Why Choose First Solar with the Advance Group?
When you join First Solar through the Advance Group, you not only embark on a green career but also enjoy benefits like:
- Eligibility for benefits from day one of employment
- Programs to help you obtain your GED
- Opportunities for advancement to other positions
- Voluntary overtime opportunities
- An on-site gym
- Nursing rooms for breastfeeding mothers
- Prayer rooms
- Bicycles for getting around the facility
Join the Advance Group and Shine with First Solar
Ready to make a positive impact on the environment while advancing your career? Apply today through the Advance Group and become a part of the First Solar team. Your journey starts here, and it’s a journey towards a greener, brighter future for all.
Please note that specific requirements and procedures apply, including drug and background checks, onboarding, and dress code regulations. Safety is our priority, and we’re excited to welcome dedicated individuals who share our passion for a sustainable future.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, or national origin.
Unlock your green career with the Advance Group and First Solar. Apply now!