RECOM Solar announces 200 Megawatt Solar Cell manufacturing facility in Northern Italy

Company Increases Commitment to meet growing demand for Buy American Act compliant and Tariff Free Panels

Frankfurt, Germany, April 22 2015 – the leading European manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products today announced plans to own and operate a solar cell manufacturing facility in Northern Italy to meet the growing demand for Buy American Act compliant and tariff free solar panels in the European Union and in the United States.

At this new plant, RECOM will manufacture its high efficiency RECOM Solar Cells and expects to produce up to 180-megawatts (MW) annually over the next few months.  The company estimates that it will create up to 90 local jobs and has started recruitment efforts in the first quarter of 2015.  This facility will also house RECOM’s Engineering and Research & Development team consolidating its European technical department into one building.

“RECOM has a significant presence in the European Union solar market since 2008.  By manufacturing our high efficiency solar cells at this new facility, we will not only help the local economy, but continue to deliver clean, renewable energy to this region,” said Laert Tunyan, Chief Executive Officer of RECOM.  “Our investment in this new plant is part of our commitment to lower our costs for the European and US PV market, and meets our objective to build a sustainable business through local investment and create jobs in the medium and long-term.”

RECOM Italy, a subsidiary of RECOM Holding, operates solar panel manufacturing plants in Europe and Asia through contract manufacturing and joint ventures, and plans to fully certified its cell factory in Northern Italy in second half of 2015.

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About the job
RECOM stands at the forefront of the Solar Energy industry and has established corporate branches worldwide. In all of its operations, the company maintains ‘best workplace practices’ and upholds the highest ethical standards. RECOM is an equal opportunity employer who prides itself for its diverse background and has developed its workforce based solely on skills and expertise.

We are seeking a Business Development Manager to establish and maintain relationships with customers in the German market.
In detail:
Identifying business opportunities by evaluating prospects and the industry segmentation; researching and analysing sales possibilities.
Executing the sales plan in accordance with the goals and targets.
Building and maintaining client relationships, guaranteeing client satisfaction, new business acquisition & ensuring customer loyalty.
Preparing sales reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information.
Maintaining high quality customer service and representing the company in line with its core values.

Language – Fluent in English & German.
Experience – A minimum of 1 year experience in channel sales within a corporate environment.
Promptness – We need a motivated, people oriented person.
Organisational Skills – Strong attention to detail and proven organisational and time management skills
Attitude – Highly professional appearance, character and conduct.
Problem-solver – Problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
Lifestyle – Flexibility and ability to travel
Passion for solar energy