Manufacturing Systems Engineer

US-NC-Research Triangle Park
Requisition ID
Category (Portal Searching)
Information Technology

Job Description

In this role, you will maintain and enhance existing manufacturing systems, as well as create new systems as needed. This includes interacting with the underlying data via MS SQL server, writing queries as well as creating new tables, functions and stored procedures as needed.  The user-interfaces are written in .Net, using Visual Basic, and you will be expected to maintain, improve and create new software as needed.


What can Wolfspeed do for you? 


Our commitment to excellence doesn’t stop with our technology, it extends to the people we hire. We want individuals who strive for continual improvement.   We offer a dynamic and diverse environment where creative problem solving is part of your daily life. As a Manufacturing Systems Analyst in a fast-paced semiconductor environment, you hold a key component to our success.



What can you do for Wolfspeed?


  • Building New Systems
    • Design new applications based on user input
    • Create data structure in MS SQL Server
      • New Tables (properly normalized)
      • New Functions
      • New Stored Procedures
    • Design User Interface
    • Write code to make the application functional
      • Visual Studio .NET, Visual Basic language
      • Use Team Foundation Server
    • Implement the application
      • Document use of new system via an Operator "Spec" and DCN the document
      • Train affected operators across all shifts
      • Monitor records and communicate with users for additional refinement and error correction
  • Maintain Existing Systems
    • Repair errors in code (Visual Studio .Net / Visual Basic) and SQL as needed
    • Continual improvement of existing systems
    • Clean up / consolidate where needed, as systems grow and merge
    • Improve SQL efficiency where needed
    • Migrate from VB6 to .Net as needed
  • User Support
    • Data correction as needed (some items cannot be corrected by users)
      • Unscrap
      • FGI quantity corrections
      • Update wafer ID's in a lot, update part number
      • New tools / new bays / new part numbers
    • Educate users on finding / querying data
    • Provide sophisticated queries as needed
  • Continuously strive to reduce cost and increase productivity all while maintaining exemplary quality delivered to customers
  • Maintain positive working relationships with all levels in the organization.


What you need for success: 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or a related field
  • 2+ years’ manufacturing experience
  • Data oriented – excels at problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Computer skills – SQL, .Net, database administration
  • Self-starter. Work independently as well as be a strong team member.   Understand the issues at a high level, and prioritize appropriately.
  • Ability to handle change quickly and efficiently – Fast paced work environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communications


Highly preferred skills and certifications: 


  • 5 years’ experience with SQL
  • 5 years’ experience with Visual Studio .Net
  • Experience with Visual Basic


Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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