Electronic Design Engineer

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Category (Portal Searching)
Lighting Engineering

Job Description

Cree LED Lighting is looking for a self-motivated, hands-on Electrical-Electronics Product Engineer to maintain and support industry leading LED based lighting products.  Individual will work within cross functional groups consisting of engineering, electrical product testing, product development and global contract manufacturing partners to qualify and support high volume products in production.  A successful candidate will be a resourceful problem solver that can work in a Team Oriented Goal Driven environment with a proven ability to work around technical obstacles and implement practical solutions. 



  • Monitor, maintain, test and qualify LED lighting products in local and/or global contract manufacturing locations. 
  • Authority regarding single and multi-phase AC power circuits, supplies and power DC electronics
  • Identified as an electrical/electronic expert on the manufacturing team and will head-off challenges or issues in manufacturing with decisive decision making.
  • Work directly with product development team to ramp new products and processes into production.
  • Identify, initiate and implement continuous improvement solutions for process optimization, cost reduction, and yield enhancements across product lines in production.
  • Work across company functional organizations to ensure project success.
  • Familiar with UL electrical product safety and tests standards
  • Training and mentoring junior technicians in electrical lab safety and lab operation


  • BS in Electrical Engineering or comparable field.
  • 3-6+ years of experience with product development and/or manufacturing.
  • 3-5 years of Power Electronics experience
  • Working knowledge of common electrical/electronic lab test equipment such as oscilloscopes, power meters, VOMs, data recorders, ATE Chambers, environmental chambers
  • Resourceful, hands-on, problem solving individual with initiative and drive to work around technical and process related obstacles.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%, including international travel. 

 Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Knowledge of LED lighting systems, power supplies, lighting controls and familiar optics, and control systems.
  • Experience with electronics manufacturing and ability to guide design for manufacturability.
  • Experience with sustaining engineering and cost reduction abilities.
  • Hands-on experience with power and digital electronics design and evaluation.
  • Ability to develop and maintain electrical test plans and protocols to support manufacturing and product development.
  • Ability to provide drawings for working and test schematics of electrical components and use instruction.
  • Working knowledge FCC requirements and solving Conducted and Radiated Emissions issues.
  • Working knowledge of surface mount PCB layout and design constraints a plus.


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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