Canadian Solar

Canadian Solar Reviews

13 Reviews
13 Reviews
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Canadian Solar Chairman, President, and CEO Shawn X. Qu
Shawn X. Qu
9 Ratings

    Decent but could have been a better start to a career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Technician in Guelph, ON
    Current Employee - Production Technician in Guelph, ON

    I have been working at Canadian Solar full-time (less than an year)


    -Benefits (RRSP matching 4%, Dental, Health, Eyes and work boots)
    -Work independently without micromanagement.
    -Provides basic set of tools needed


    -Not enough pay for job performed
    -Favouritism among promoted and pay raised empoyees
    -Lied about where job will lead in interiew

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Hire people who are competent at their job
    -Invest time in the skills and backgrounds of employees

    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

Canadian Solar Interviews

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Interview Experience


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Interview Difficulty




    Manufacturing Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, ON
    Anonymous Employee in London, ON
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Canadian Solar in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Nothing technical due to my background which really bothered me all the time

    Interview Questions
    • why would you take one of your previous job, which is completely inrelevant to you career path?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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Additional Info

Headquarters Guelph, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2001
Type Company - Public (CSIQ)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (CAD) per year

Canadian Solar Inc. is one of the leading solar manufacturers in the world, delivering industry leading high efficiency solar cells, solar modules, solar power systems and off grid solar power application solutions. With manufacturing facilities in Canada and China, Canadian Solar has a total module production capacity of 3GW. In the past 13 years, Canadian Solar has been... More

Mission: CSI strives to spread the merits of solar energy by providing clean-energy solutions to millions of households worldwide. Since beginning we have sought excellence by... More

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