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Elemental Excelerator
Elemental Excelerator




United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp (“HQC US”) develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America.
The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. HQC US offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, HQC US minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy.
The Compensation Analyst Contractor is responsible for the support of executing all compensation studies and researching industry trends. This position reports to the Associate Director of Compensation and HCM, or another management personnel that the President of the Company may designate. This position may be remote and working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm or 9:00am to 6:00pm local time. This position will be fully remote and is expected to travel up to 10%.


  • Performs compensation analysis and makes recommendations about salary ranges for new positions and job offers
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to communicate recommendations and strategy to hiring managers
  • Aid in maintaining pay equity and pay strategies for Qcells
  • Research local and national industry market data for our internal database
  • Help manage compensation requests through SmartSheets
  • Support the compensation team to report on market/industry trends and conduct companywide compensation study as needed
  • Stay up to date with current market trends for pay equity and competitive benefit offerings
  • Regular attendance, in accordance with company's attendance policy and supervisory assignment, is an essential job duty requirement for this position; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or another related field
  • 1-2 years experience in compensation or talent acquisition
  • High level of understanding and skill with excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and computational skills
  • Display a high work ethic and management of confidential information
  • Has a high interest in research, analytics and compensation data modeling
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational and time management skills
  • Experience with SmartSheets is a plus
The anticipated starting pay range of this position, which is to be located in Irvine, CA) is $30- $40per hour.
The above-listed salary range is required by the California Pay Transparency Act and may differ depending on the location of those candidates hired nationwide. The salary range shared in the job description is for the listed position and only pertains to the candidate if they work in Irvine, CA. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to internal pay equity, skill set, education, licenses and certifications, geographic location, essential job duties and requirements, and the necessary experience relative to the job’s minimum qualifications. An additional discretionary bonus structure or incentives may be offered as part of the overall compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, dental, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.
· Stationary Position: frequently remains stationary up to 90% of the time and sitting up to 8 hours in a day
· Move/Traverse: infrequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk
· Carry Weight: infrequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 10 pounds
· Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with employees, coworkers, and all personnel matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
· Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, and office objects near and far
· Climb: occasionally ascends/descends on stairway to get to office upper and lower floors
· Travel: review above travel requirement for this position
· Regular professional, office business setting
· Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
· Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)
Hanwha Q Cells is proud to be an at-will Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Nothing in this statement shall imply implicitly or explicitly a guarantee of employment outside our at-will employment opportunity.