Chief Technology Officer (CTO) - Solar Manufacturer

Posted 25 September 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameVivienne Zhang

Job description

​Job Title: Chief Technology Officer (CTO) - Solar Manufacturer

Location: Shanghai, China

Salary: Competitive

Our client, a leading Chinese solar manufacturer, is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to join their team in Shanghai. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing the company's technology strategy, with a focus on driving innovation, improving product quality, and reducing manufacturing costs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the company's technology strategy, ensuring that it aligns with the company's strategic goals and objectives.

  • Lead the technical team in the development of new solar module designs and technologies, ensuring that they meet quality and safety standards.

  • Manage the entire R&D process, from ideation to commercialization, ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget.

  • Identify and implement new technologies and manufacturing processes that can reduce costs and improve efficiency.

  • Monitor market trends and competitor activities, providing regular updates to senior management.


  • PhD or Master's degree in Engineering, Physics, or related field.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in research and development, with a focus on solar module design and technology.

  • Strong knowledge of solar module design and manufacturing processes, with the ability to identify opportunities for cost reduction and performance improvement.

  • Excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop teams.

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to analyze and interpret technical data.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Fluency in Mandarin and English is required.

If you are a highly motivated and experienced Chief Technology Officer with a passion for renewable energy and a proven track record of successfully leading research and development efforts in the solar manufacturing industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Our client offers a competitive salary package, opportunities for career growth, and the chance to work on some of the most innovative renewable energy projects in China. As a specialist renewable energy recruitment agency, we look forward to working with you to advance your career in this exciting and rapidly growing industry.